Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 9.2.13

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 1: Kay Starr launches this set with an uptempo jazz standard, "Mississippi." Listen to Vic Damone sing a song from "My Fair Lady." Hear The Marvelous Marilyn Maye with "Sherry." Frank Sinatra sings a song from "The Yellow Rose Royce." Listen to Perry Como perform a song heard in "the King And I." Johnny Mathis sings "Misty." We'll do a little Hootenanny with The Rooftop Singers from 1963 singing "Walk Right In." Hear Rosemary Clooney with Perez Prado singing "Sway!" Engelbert Humperdinck (spell check!), Debbie Reynolds, The Kingston Trio and more.

On The Neon Beat this week Juke 2: Dean Martin sings a song with four happy fella's called the Lads. "Standing On The Corner." Peggy Lee is next with a song of concession, "Alright, Ok, You Win." Frank Sinatra sings a song from his Swinging Session album with Nelson Riddle, "My Blue Heaven." Patti Page sings the theme song from a creepy Betty Davis film called "Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte." Hear Bing Crosby with the Fred Waring Chorale sing "The Whiffenpoof Song." Listen to Nat Cole, Gogi Grant, a Western set with Hugo Montenegro and Loren Green.

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: Andy Williams kicks off this hour with a snappy early hit called "Butterfly." Ed Ames follows with a lovely 1967 hit from the play "I do, I do." "My Cup Runneth Over." Listen to some great instrumental hits this hour, "More" by Kai Winding, "Summer Place" by Percy Faith, "Soul Coaxing" by Raymond LeFevre. Frank Sinatra sings a version of "Old Devil Moon." Hear Nat King Cole from the summer of 1964, "That Sunday That Summer." Brenda Lee, Ray Charles, Vikki Carr and lots more. All at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.19.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Kay Starr launches this set with a hit toe tapper from 1952 called "Side By Side." Listen to Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers sing "Personality." Then enjoy some Italian crooning with Dean Martin singing, "Under The Bridges Of Paris." Steve and Eydie pair up for a fun version of "Besame' Mucho." Enjoy a charming Charlie Chaplin song performed my "Nat King Cole." Connie Francis does her 1958 hit, "Who's Sorry Now." We'll go "Walking After Midnight" with Patsy Cline." Tom Jones, Bing Crosby, Glen Campbell, Roger Miller and much mo.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Steve Lawrence begins with a powerfully sung rendition of "Portrait Of My Love." Hear the Carpenters sing a 1970's hit standard from Sesame Street." A song to be recreated in many languages. Frank Sinatra sings a great Cole Porter standard, "I've Got You Under My Skin." We'll find our thrill on "Blueberry Hill" with Satchmo. Barbra Streisand sings her lovely hit song from "Funny Girl." Hear some great Benny Goodman swing as we go "Stompin' At The Savoy." Listen to Engelbert Humperdinck, Judy Garland, The Association and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tony Bennett kicks er' off with a song from "The Sound Of Music." Roger Whittaker follows up with a 1970's breath of fresh ocean air called "The Last Farewell." Hear Dionne Warwick with a Broadway play hit called, "Promises Promises." Listen to Barbra Streisand sing a hit song she had bet with her producer would never be a hit. (wrong)
Vic Damone croons a lovely ballad from "South Pacific." Andy Williams sings "The Day's Of Wine & Roses." Laugh with Phil Harris with his fun novelty hit, "44 Sycamore." Burl Ives, Patti Page, Andre Previn, Dinah Shore and more. All at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.12.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Steve and Eydie begin this hour with a Steve Allen jazz composition, "This Could Be The Start Of Something Big." Then we cool things down, (only to heat things back up:) with Engelbert Humperdinck's "Winter World Of Love." Hear Petula Clark's "It's A Sign Of The Times." Kay Starr sings a 1950's chart topper and jukebox favorite called, "The Rock N' Roll Waltz." Listen to Frank Sinatra croon a tender Rod McKuen song called "Cycles." Hear The Four Lads, Patti Page, Frankie Laine, Tennessee Ernie Ford and lot's more...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Dean Martin launch's this hour with "Just In Time." (The late) Eydie Gormet sings her lovely rendition of "April Shower." (Eydie just passed at age 84) Nat King Cole follows with a lush version of "To The Ends Of The Earth." Hear Bing Crosby croon the Victor Young favorite, "Around the World." Listen to Rose Clooney's 1951 standard, "Come Onna My House." Perry Como's "Round and Round." Bobby Darin "I Got Rhythm." Hear some great instrumentals by Herb Alpert, Roger Williams, and John Williams.

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.5.13

On the Neon Beat this week Jukebox 1: The Ames Brothers launch this set with an old Jazz standard, "On A Slow Boat To China." Rose Clooney follows up with "You're Just Too Marvelous For Words." Hear a smooth 1955 hit for Nat King Cole, "A Blossom Fell." We'll have a cuppa joe with Frank Sinatra singing, "The Coffee Song." Enjoy an amorous number by Jo Stafford called, "Teach Me Tonight."
Enjoy some great big band with Benny Goodman. Listen to a hit song from the film "Calamity Jane" sung by Doris Day. Hear Jerry Vale, Andy Williams, and a fun early 60's hit from down under by Rolf Harris.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: New Orleans Trumpeter Al Hirt opens this hour with "Cotton Candy." Wilburt Harrison follows with his hit song all about the city of fountains. Bette Midler teams up with Barry Manilow to sing a Peggy Lee standard.(expresses my sentiments zactly:) Then we'll play a Peg hit she sang with Benny Goodman, "Why Don't You Do Right." Hear a lovely version of "Our Winter Love" by The Lettermen. Dean Martin's "Crying Like A Baby" Listen to Vikki Carr, Frankie Laine, Debbie Reynolds and lots more.. at...