Monday, May 20, 2013
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 http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/