Monday, November 19, 2012

Neon Beat on Radio George - 11.19.12

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The English gentleman, Matt Monro, kicks off this hour with his chart hit, "My Kind Of Girl." Louis Prima toots that horn as the Music Goes Round and Round. Listen to the Jazz come out ! Keely Smith follows with a silky rendition of "You Go To My Head." Frank Sinatra croons, "Pennies From Heaven" Daughter Nancy follows with her 1967 hit, "Sugar Town." Hang on to your hat as we play Gogi Grant's 1956 chart hit, "The Wayward Wind." Listen to Johnny Mathis, Johnny Tillotson, Henry Mancini, Engelbert Humperdinck and lot-sa mo.

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: Louis Armstrong & Bing Crosby launch this hour with "The Preacher." Johnny Ray follows with his 1950's hit, "Walking My Baby Back Home." Debbie Reynolds sings her 1957 song from "Tammy & The Bachelor." Listen to Frank Sinatra do a swingin' version of "Paper Moon" with Nelson Riddle. Perry Como sings a song from "The King And I." Enjoy The Tennessee Plowboy, aka "Eddy Arnold" with "It's Such A Pretty World." Hear Dinah Shore, Elvis, Patti Page, Lucille Ball and much mo.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tony Bennett kicks off another great set with "If I Ruled The World." The Rooftop Singers follow with a little Hootenanny with their hit, "Walk Right In." Jo Stafford sings her 1951 chart hit, "Shrimp Boats." Enjoy a signature instrumental from an era film, "Summer Place" by Canadian Percy Faith. Listen to Marilyn Maye sing "Sherry!" Sarah Vaughan sings a signature piece from "Damn Yankees." Nat King Cole, Harry James, Andy Williams, Frankie Laine and lots more.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Neon Beat on Radio George - 11.12.12

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Dionne Warwick kicks off the set with the theme from "Promises Promises." Pat Boone follows with a 1957 film theme, a movie Pat starred in with Shirley Jones. "April Love." Tap your feet to Kay Starr's 1953 chart hit, "Side By Side." Frank Sinatra sings a great Cole Porter song. Barbra Streisand sings a song she was convinced would never be a hit. (she was wrong) "Stoney End." Hear "Unchain my Heart" by Ray Charles. Jo Stafford, Bert Kaempfert, BJ Thomas, Bobby Vinton and more.

On The Neon Beat this week on Juke 2: Rosemary Clooney teams up with Perez Prado for a salsa treatment of "Magic Is The Moonlight." Johnny Mercer follows with one his many recordings with The Pied Pipers, "Personality." Hear Jimmie Rodgers sing a 1950's hit that wound up the imaging and name of a Post breakfast cereal. Eddie Fisher performs his 1952 standard, "Anytime." Listen to a beautiful mid 60's remake of a Vince Guraldi piece. Sounds Orchestral plays, "Cast Your Fate To The Wind." Hear Nat Cole, Debbie Reynolds, Steve & Eydie, Petula Clark and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We open this hour with a jazz standard performed by Mr. Tony Bennett, "Taking A Chance on Love." KC's Marilyn Maye follows with "Make Your Own Kind Of Music." Hear the classic song that defined an era, Nat King Cole's, "Unforgettable." Enjoy a fun western set with Vaughn Monroe, Frankie Laine, Loren Green, and Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops. Laugh a little with a fun number by Louis Armstrong, "The Dummy Song." Hear Tom Jones, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee and lots-a more.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Neon Beat = Radio George = 11.5.12

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: We kick off this hour with a great song opener by Mr. Music. Paul Anka sings "Goodnight My Love." Frank Sinatra follows up with "I've Got You Under My Skin." Hear a fun little song with many humorous twist and turns called, "Sweet Violets" sung by Dinah Shore. Dean Martin sings "I'd Cry Like A Baby." Peggy Lee sings her signature hit, "Fever." Nat King Cole performs a great Duke Ellington standard. Hear Roger Williams, Ella Fitz, The Mills Bros and a lot more.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: This hour opens with a romantic high seas song performed by Roger Whittaker, "The Last Farwell." We follow it with a 1964 hit song from "Funny Girl" sung by Barbra Streisand. Hear a "four" group that used to perform with Gidget. The Four Preps. Hear Connie Francis with her first big chart hit, "Whos' Sorry Now." Dean Martin sings, "Little Old Wine Drinker Me." Listen to Vic Damone sing a song from "West Side Story." Enjoy great songs from Tony Bennett, Perry Como, The Four Lads and more...

On The Neon Beat This Week, Juke 3: We open this hour with a song from the 1954 play, The Pajama Game sung by Patti Page. Mike Curb & His Congregation follow with a theme from a 1970 Clint Eastwood war film. Listen to a Country set with Patsy Cline, Floyd Cramer & Tennessee Ernie Ford. Nat Cole croons a beautiful song written by Charlie Chaplin. Doris Day sings ""Moonglow." Hear Neil Diamonds' "Cracklin' Rose." Listen to Vikki Carr, Perry Como, Beatles and more.