The blog home of John Christopher's The Neon Beat. A radio show featuring great music from the 1940's, 50's and 60's. Featuring great artists that you know and love. Artists like Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Doris Day, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, The Lettermen, Henry Mancini, The Four Lads, Tony Bennett, Marilyn Maye, Percy Faith and Andy Williams.
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. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/