Friday, July 19, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - July 15, 2013

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The Four Aces launch the hour with "Those Wedding Bells." The English gentlemen, Matt Monro folllows up with "I'll Take Romance." We pair up Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra for a sassy number from the film "High Society." Jo Stafford sings a lush version of "Sunday Kind Of Love" with Paul Weston's Orch. Hear Bobby Vinton's "Roses Are Red," "Son Of A Preacher Man" sung by Dusty Springfield. Dean Martin, Johnny Mathis, Ella Fitzgerald and more..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Marvelous Marilyn Maye opens this set with her rousing song, "Step To the Rear." Dean Martin is next with "Lay Some Happiness on Me." Listen to Henry Mancini's "Theme From Peter Gunn." Doris Day performs a great period hit, "Bewitched, Bothered, & Bewiildered." TV talk show host and game show mogal, Merv Griffin, sings a lovely period hit called, "Morningside Of The Mountain." We'll play a 1957 chart hit for Nat King Cole, "Send For Me." Hear Rosemary Clooney, Al Martino, KC's own Rob McHenry and more..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: The Seekers open this hour with their 1966 film hit, "Georgie Girl." Canada's, The Crew Cuts are next with their signature period hit, "Sh Boom." Hear actress, singer, Theresa Brewer with one of her 1950's hits, "Pledging My Love." Frank Sinatra sings, "It Happened In Monterrey." Listen to Vic Damone as he croons a song from "West Side Story." Sarah Vaughan sings a lovely period song called, "Eternally." Hear Robert Goulet, The Lettermen, Tony Bennett and more at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - July 8, 2013

On The Neon Beat this-a week, Jukebox 1: Louis Armstrong launches the set with "Hello Dolly!" The we "Jump In The Line" with the king of calypso, Harry Belefonte. We relive the golden age of MGM with Judy Garland with "I Got Rhythm." We'll take er "Nice and Easy" with Frank Sinatra followed by a Grammy award winning song by Jack Jones." Doris Day sings a classic from the film "The Man Who Knew Too Much." Enjoy some great big band with Harry James, "A Doodlin' Song" with Peggy Lee, Les Baxter, Della Reese, Mel Torme and much more..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Dean Martin kicks this hour off with a little afredo on his tie with "An Evening In Roma." Then hear Rosemary Clooney's 1951 chart hit, "Come Onna My House." Hear some great folk with The Kingston Trio, "The MTA" We'll play Tom Jones' super hit, "She's A Lady." We'll do a fun rat pack sweep with Dino & Sammy Davis Jr followed by Frank. Listen to Nat King Cole sing "If I May." Barbra Streisand sings a great song from "Cats." Hear Al Hirt, Connie Francis, Herb Alpert and more. See the playlists, NB News or leave a comment at..

On The Neon Beat, Jukebox 3: Perry Como opens this set with a 1955 sock hop hit called "Tina Marie." KC's Marilyn Maye follows up with a rollicking version of a great Dave Brubeck song. Listen to a wonderful Berlin pianist with his 1965 hit, "Walk In The Black Forest." We'll play two versions of the song, "On A Clear Day" by Sammy Davis Jr (doing his own percussion) and a sweeping version by Johnny Mathis. Hear Engelbert Humperdinck's great comeback hit, "After The Loving." Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters, The Platters and more at ...

Neon Beat on Radio George - July 1, 2013

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Dean Martin starts this hour with "Somewhere There's A Someone." Perry Como is next with a bluesy toe tapper called "Dream On Little Dreamer." Kay Starr sings one of her chart toppers, a title now used for a popular game show, "Wheel Of Fortune." Listen to Nat King Cole with a lovely song from a 1950's film called, "Anna." Hear a lush 1960 instrumental..Aker Bilk's "Stranger On The Shore." Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds", Pet Clark's "Don't Sleep In The Subway", Pat Boone, Tony Bennett and more...

Neon Beat on Radio George - June 24, 2013

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Kay Starr fires up this hour with a toe tappin' version of "Swinging Down the Lane." Harry Connick Jr follows up with a "Recipe For Making Love." Hear the Ames Brothers with a 1953 song based on an old German folk tune with the orchestra of Hugo Winterhalter. Hear a swinging version of "Let Yourself Go" by Ella Fitzgerald. We'll get "Breathless" with Nat King Cole. Listen to "That's Life" by Frank Sinatra, The Mills Brothers, Wayne Newton, and an old song by the Brass Ring that was heard in a 1967 cigarette commercial.