Monday, May 20, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 5.20.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Hang on to your hat as Caterina Valente kicks off this hour with a great Xavier Cugat hit called, "The Breeze And I." Frank Sinatra is next with "Learnin' The Blues." Hear a lovely rendition of the song "Eternally" by Sarah Vaughan. Listen to Billie Holliday's version of the song "All Of Me." Bobbie Darin proves "I Got Rhythm" with a swingin' version of that song. Hear Petula Clark's "This Is My Song", Mancini's "The Pink Panther Theme," Nat King Cole, Al Martino and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: Dean Martin launches this set with "Powder your Face With Sunshine." The Ames Brothers follow up with a great Tommy Dorsey standard. Hear, what was the last high charting hit for Peggy Lee featuring an orchestra directed by songwriter Randy Newman, "Is That All There Is." Then listen to Sammy Davis & Count Basie fire up a steamy Peg hit, "She's A Woman." We'll play Tom Jones "Help Yourself", Lena Horne's "Stormy Weather," Tony Bennett, The Statler Brothers, Paul Mauriat and a lot more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Robert Goulet kicks off this hour with his 1965 hit, "Summer Sounds." Then we scoot ahead a year to hear Nancy Sinatra's hit, "Sugar Town." Hear some period instrumentals with Bert Kaempfert and Sounds Orchestral. We do a little "Walking After Midnight" with Patsy Cline. Hear "The Glow Worm" by The Mills Bros. Also some great folk memories with Peter Paul & Mary and The Serendipity Singers. Hear Pat Boone, Glen Campbell, The Pony Tails, Perry Como and more.

Neon Beat on Radio George - 5.13.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra opens this set with "Swinging Down The Lane." Peggy Lee (oft described as Frank's female counterpart) sings "I'm A Woman." Hear the Polish Prince with "Blue On Blue." The Mills Bros sing an old Bob Wills favorite called "Across The Allley From The Alamo." Nat King Cole spells out that wonderful word, "L.O.V.E" Henry Mancini plays a theme from a TV show that lasted less than one season, but the record was a hit, "Mr. Lucky." Listen to a great old razzy jazzy instrumental by Bill Doggett, "Honey Tonk." Hear Al Hirt, Patti Page, Carpenters, Perry Como and much mo.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: We "Hit The Road Jack" with Ray Charles as we kick off this hour. The Lettermen follow with a hit song of the 1960's called "Going Out Of My Head." Perry Como sings his great comeback hit, "It's Impossible." Frank Sinatra sings a great jazz standard called, "The Lady Is A Tramp." Hear Vic Damone with a song from "The Sound Of Music." The Marvelous Marilyn Maye sings a great song from "Kismet." Hear the classic song by Nat King Cole that defined an era. Listen to songs by Eydie Gormet, Andy Williams, Sarah Vaughan, Annette Funicello and lots more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Brook Benton unloads the gospel gun with a great arrangement of "Shadrack" to open this hour. Tony Bennett follows with a tender rendition of "Because Of You." Hear Jackie DeShannon with "Put A Little Love In Your Heart." Ed Ames sings one of his most beloved songs from a period play called "I Do, I Do," My Cup Runneth Over." Dionne Warwick performs a Burt Bacharach fav called, "I'll Never Fall In Love Again." Hear a western sweep with Peggy Lee, Glen Campbell, & Gene Pitney. Listen to Ella Fitz, Buddy Clark, Nat Cole and more on