Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.17.13

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Canada's The Four Lads kick off this hour with the Ray Conniff singers with "Put A Light In the Window." Louis Prima follows with "The Music Goes Round And Round." Then hear Barbra Streisand with a song also heard in the Disney movie "Pinnochio" "I've Got No Strings" Listen to a 1960's fav by The Association, "Cherish." Dionne Warwick sings a great Burt Bacharach favorite. Nat King Cole sings, "It's Only A Paper Moon." You'll hear Frank Sinatra, Vic Damone, Elvis, Dusty Springfield and lots more.

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: Dino opens this hour with "Mambo Italiano!" Doris Day follows with a song heard in the film "The Man Who Knew Too Much" "Que Sera, Sera." Listen to Engelbert Humperdinck with "The Last Waltz." We'll include the lush harmonies of The Beach Boys with "In My Room." Hear a great Harold Arlen song sung by Frank Sinatra, "Let's Fall In Love." Some great listening with The Andrews Sisters, Bing & Gary Crosby (Sam's Song), The Lettermen, Judy Garland and lots more. go to..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.10.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: Barbra Streisand opens up the set with a "tailored" piece recalling the old NY neighborhood, "Sam You Made The Pants Too Long." Dean Martin follows up with a song, that well could have been called "thematic" for the man's ongoing personae, "Little Ol Wine Drinker Me." Listen to a cool memory by Petula Clark, "There's A Cat In The Window." Hear a couple of Frank Sinatra songs in this set, "S'posin" from his "Swinging Session LP" and a film song "Forget Domani. Hear a lush version of "Stardust" by Nat King Cole. Listen to Tom Jones, The Drifters, Al Martino, Louis Armstrong and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Georgia Gibbs launches this hour with a rousing version of "Kiss Of Fire." Then we grab a flight to the moon with Tony Bennett. Listen to Frank Sinatra sing a good old sing along standard "I've Got The World On A String." Enjoy a fun novelty number by the great Leroy Anderson that became the theme for The Late Show in the 1960's, "the Syncopated Clock." We'll play another great period instrumental by Percy Faith, "The Song From Moulin Rouge." Hear Kay Starr's "Side by Side," Laugh a little with the Playmates "Beep Beep." Johnny Mathis, Eartha Kitt, Dean Martin and more.

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.4.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra kicks of this hour with an ol Les Brown hit, "How Bout You?" Then "We'll Sing In The Sunshine" with New Zealander, Gale Garnett. Enjoy Henry Mancini's "Baby Elephant Walk." Laugh a little with Allen Sherman's "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah." Listen to a smooth croon as Nat King Cole sings "The Very Thought Of You." Listen to a great instrumental hit from the film "Picnic" played by Morris Stoloff. Hear Marty Robbins, Brenda Lee, Bobby Darin and more. All at.. have a great week kids!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Dean Martin launches this hour with a song he performed in "Oceans 11" Peggy Lee throws the tempo into high gear for "Come Back To Me" Hear a WW2 favorite jazz piece by Nat King Cole, "Straighten Up & Fly Right." Sinatra sings "Your Getting To Be Habit With Me." Robert Goulet sings his signature hit from "Camelot." Listen to The Mills Brothers perform "Standing On The Corner." Hear Ray Charles, Harry James, Rick Nelson and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 3: Rosemary Clooney opens this set with what one reviewer called "the perfect theatre song" "April In Paris." The Four Preps follow up with their biggest chart hit, "26 Miles." Tony Bennett sings his signature song about San Francisco. Listen to Connie Francis with a tender version of "Embraceable You." Hear a song written by Willie Nelson, and a huge charting hit for Patsy Cline, "Crazy." We'll play Bobby Vinton, Frankie Avalon, Georgia Gibbs "the Hula Hoop Song" and more. All at