Thursday, January 3, 2013

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.

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