Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 1.14.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Tony Bennett launches this hour with, "The Good Life." Listen to Canada's Michael Buble as he performs a good old Sinatra hit, "I've Got You Under My Skin." Dinah Washington sings her 1959 chart hit, "What A Difference A Day Makes." Enjoy a great big band standard with Les Brown & The Ames Bros singing, "Undecided." Gene Kelly and Judy Garland team up for a song from a film classic. Get your Elvis on with "Good Luck Charm." Listen to Trini Lopez, Andy Williams, Nat King Cole's "LOVE", Louis Prima and more...

On the Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: The Marvelous Marilyn Maye kicks off this hour with a great Jerome Kern song, "The Song Is You." Frank Sinatra follows up with "It Happened In Montrerrey." Hear a great ballad with Vic Damone, "Your'e Breaking My Heart." The first lady of swing, Ella Fitzgerald sings, "Do I Love You." Hear The Mills Brothers sing, "The Glow Worm." Enjoy some great Broadway with Louis Armstrong singing, "Mame." Hear Tony Martin, The Lettermen, Ferranti & Teicher, Tony Bennett and a lot more..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: "Come To the Mardis Gras" with Bing Crosby & Rose Clooney starts out this set. Eydie Gormet follows up with "Fly Me To The Moon." Then "We're Comin' Home" with Mel Torme. Listen to the Nat King Cole Trio as they perform "Paper Moon." Listen to a fun hit by Doris Day, "A Guy Is A Guy." Hear some great big band by The Glenn Miller Orchestra, "Kalamazoo." Listen to Peggy Lee, The New Christy Minstrels, Glen Campbell & The Carpenters and lots more.. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Neon Beat on Radio George - 1.7.13

On This Hour Of The Neon Beat, Jukebox 1: A special hour as remember singer Patti Page. (who passed last week) This hour will feature some of her hits, along with some commentary and background on her astounding career. We'll also feature our usual "faire" of great period arists like Jim Reeves, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis, The Chordettes, Streisand, Bing Crosby and lots more. Great listening as we pull from the great hits of the 1940's, 50's and 60's.

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: This hour opens with a fun novelty song featuring Connie Stevens and Edd Brynes (from 77 Sunset Strip) "Cookie Cookie." Dean Martin follows with one of his signature hits, "Everybody Loves Somebody." Rosemary Clooney sings "Sisters" with her sister Betty. (From "White Christmas) Frank Sinatra sings some great Cole Porter. "Let Yourself Go" with Ella Fitzgerald. Hear Tom Jones, Tony Bennett, The Lettermen, Paul Anka's "The Times Of Your Life."

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Bobby Darin launches this hour with his 1959 chart buster, "Mack The Knife." Then we board a beautiful balloon, as we fly "Up Up & Away" with the Fifth Dimension. Listen to a fun 1950's diddy by Georgia Gibbs called "Tweedle Dee." Hear some great Big Band as we do the "One O'Clock Jump" with Benny Goodman. Listen to Sammy Davis Jr. as he sings a broadway song from "Stop The World I Wanna Get Off." (What Kind Of Fool Am I?) Hear Doris Day, Ed Ames, Al Martino and lots more..http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 1.3.13

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 1: Nat King Cole begins the hour with a rousing version of the jazz standard, "Avalon." Les Brown & his Band Of Renown teams up with The Ames Bros, for "Sentimental Journey." Enjoy the tight harmonies of The Chodettes with "Lolllipop." The Marvelous Marilyn Maye belts out a great Jerome Kern song that she performed on Johnny Carson. Hear "Come Fly With Me" by Frank Sinatra. Listen to Anita Kerr, Bobby Goldsboro, Bobby Vinton, Ella Fitzgerald and lot-sa more!

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 2: Tom Jones kicks off this hour with his first stateside hit, "It's Not Unusual." Then we "Sway" with Dean Martin. Perry Como sings his great 1970 comeback hit, "It's Impossible." In memory of Patti Page (who passed this week) we'll play her female take on the Glen Campbell hit, "Gentle On My Mind." Hear actress Marilyn Monroe with "Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend." Frank Sinatra sings "Love & Marriage." Hear the McGuire Sisters, Pat Boone, The Lettermen, Robert Goulet and lots more..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: This hour launches with a double speed take on "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" by Bette Midler. Tony Bennett takes the mic after the divine Ms. "M" with a great Cole Porter song. Listen to the great Errol Garner standard, "Misty." Andy Williams sings that old "Bilboa Song." Hear Nat Cole's "Mona Lisa." Enjoy the Annette Funicello" hit, "Pineapple Princess" Hear Doris Day, Ray Conniff, some great big band with Harry James, Dean Martin and more.


Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.24.12

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Georgia Gibbs steams onto the stage and performs her hit, "Kiss Of Fire." Hear Louis Armstrong perform his version of a good old Pearl Bailey hit, "It Takes Two To Tango." Al Hirt toots a little honey in the horn with a toe tapper called, "Fancy Pants." Frank Sinatra croons one of his chart topping hits, "Strangers In The Night." Listen to a fun song and the reparte' between Bing Crosby & Judy Garland as they do, "Ya Tah Tah, Ya Tah Tah" (just as it looks) Listen to the Marvelous Marilyn Maye as she sings "Night Of My Nights" (from "Kismet") Hear Lou Rawls, Frank Mills, Julie London, Sammy Davis with Count Basie and lotsa more..

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: Perez Prado launches the hour with "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" featuring that great trumpet solo by Billy Regis. Nat King Cole performs live in Vegas singing "The Continental." We remember some film music as Connie Francis sings, "Where The Boys Are." Hear Dean Martin's 1956 hit, "Memories Are Made Of This." Mary Martin performs a hit standard that launched her career. "My Heart Belongs To Daddy." Listen to Ed Ames, The Mills Bros, Paul Anka, Patti Page, Engelbert Humperdinck and a lot more...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Dinah Washington kicks off this hour with a sassy little number called "Is You Is, Or Is You Aint." Then Tony Bennett takes the pulpit with "Sing You Sinners !!" Hear Rosemary Clooney sing along with The Harry James Orchestra "In The Cool Cool Of The Evening." Bing Crosby teams up with the Andrews Sisters for a great Johnny Mercer standard. Then we pair up Ella Fitz with Satchmo for "Isn't It A Lovely Day." Listen to Michael Buble, Peggy Lee, Kingston Trio, and "The Thing" by Phil Harris.

These and more at ... http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.17.12

On this week's Neon Beat, Jukebox 1: The Four Lads kick off this hour with the Ray Conniff singers, "Put A Light In the Window." The Carpenters follow up with "It's Going To Take Some Time." Dean Martin cranks out a fun hit he sang in "Oceans Eleven." "Ain't Love A Kick In The Head." Listen to the tight harmonies of The Mills Bros, with, "Be My Life's Companion." Al Martino sings a war time favorite amoungst WW2 Allied and German soldiers. "Lili Marlene." We also include some Christmas favs with Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong, and Harry Belefonte.

On this week's Neon Beat, Jukebox 2: We open with a Bobby Darin favorite, "Dream Lover." Enjoy the "Swingin' Shepherd Blues" by the Moe Kauffman Septet. Glenn Yarborough follows up with a theme from a Steve McQueen movie. Here Frank Sinatra sing, "The World We Knew." Enjoy another film theme from Picnic with the McGuire Sisters. Barbra Streisand sings a 1964 song that was heard in the Disney film, "Pinnochio." Also hear some Holiday favs with Nat Cole, New Christy Minstrels, & Mitch Miller.

This week on The Neon Beat, Juke 3: This hour launches with a steamy classic by Eartha Kitt, "Cest Si Bon." (so good) Nat King Cole follows with his 1962 chart hit, "Ramblin' Rose." Hear the Carpenters with one of their 1970's chart hits, "Top Of The World." Listen to Frankie Avalon's "Venus." Ray Charles performs a great Hoagy Carmichael song. Listen to Tony Bennett's signature hit, "I Left My Heart In S.F." Hear Peggy Lee, Henry Mancini, including several seasonal fav's by Dean Martin, Robert Goulet & Jim Nabors.

Right here.. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/