Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Neon Beat on Radio George - 3.25.13
On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Roger Whittaker's beautiful 1975 hit opens this set with, "The Last Farewell." We'll hear Karen and Richard Carpenter with "Only Yesterday" followed by a lovely ballad to the American housewife by Glen Campbell. We'll hear what one reviewer called "the perfect theatre song" sung by Rosemary Clooney, "April In Paris." Hear some fun live big band with Count Basie and Ted Williams, "Smack Dab In The Middle." Hear Tennessee Ernie Ford's great chart hit from the coal mines of Kentucky as he sings, "Sixteen Tons." Listen to Kay Starr, Bobby Vinton, Nat King Cole, Bobby Goldsboro and more.
On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: Engelbert Humperdinck launches this hour with his great chart hit, "The Last Waltz." Then we get our hootenanny on with a 1963 hit from The Rooftop Singers, "Walk Right In." Enjoy some Dean Martin singin' "Little Ol' Wine Drinker him." Kc's Marilyn Maye, sings a wonderful Broadway selection called "Sherry" based on the play "the man who came to dinner." Hear a great film selection from Marilyn Monroe, "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend." Listen to Mel Torme, The Everly Brothers, The Mills Brothers, Steve and Eydie and lots more.
On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Dinah Shore kicks off this hour with a fun hit recording with her and the chorale group singing, "I Aint' Down Yet." Frank Sinatra follows up with "I've Got The World On A String." Listen to a great Johnny Mercer song performed by Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters as we "Accentuate The Positive." Next, hear one of several songs that made the hall of fame for Doris Day, "Secret Love." Hear some great big band with the Glenn Miller Orch, "String Of Pearls." Nat King Cole's "Ramblin Rose", Keely Smith, Pat Boone, Peggy Lee and lot's more. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/