Monday, October 28, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 10.28.13

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra opens this set with a cut from the "Swingin Session" album with Nelson Riddle, "Blue Moon." Then listen to Peggy Lee & Benny Goodman with her hit right off Stage Door Canteen, "Why Don't You Do Right?" Enjoy a couple of Glenn Miller standards. "Jukebox Saturday Night" and "Kalamazoo." Ride "The Atchison Topeka & The Santa Fe" with Rosemary Clooney. Listen to the Nat Cole Trio with "Paper Moon." Enjoy Satcho and Bing Crosby as we go "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans." En-yoy Frankie Yankovic with "the Beer Barrel Polka" Hear Anita Kerr, Johnny Mathis, Claude King and mucho much mo...

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 2: Perry Como launches this hour with The Ramblers singing, "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes." We bring on Steve and Eydie to do a little dancin' "Cheek To Cheek." Andy Williams sings what one reviewer called, the perfect theatre song, "April In Paris." Hear a 1970's favorite from the film "Mahogany" sung by Dianna Ross. Sammy Davis Jr sings a song from "Stop The World" called "What Kind Of Fool Am I?" Hear Nat King Cole's, "L.O.V.E." Jazz diva Dianne Reeves sings a song from the recent hit film "Good Night and Good Luck." Hear Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby Vinton, Lyle Lovett and more. leave comments see the playlists at.. (recently updated..Thank ya Joe Dimino! Mr. Neon Jazz.)

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 3: The Mills Brothers kick off this hour with a bright and perky arrangement of "The Glow Worm." Then enjoy the vocal styling of "The Good Life
" by Tony Bennett. Frank Sinatra sings an old Les Brown hit, "How Bout You?" Peggy Lee puts on her bling with "Baubles Bangles & Beads." Bing Crosby sings a Roy Rogers hit called "Don't Fence Me In." Barbra Streisand does "Second Hand Rose." Hear Louis Prima and Keely Smith with "That Old Black Magic." Nat King Cole, The Four Freshmen, The Andrews Sisters and lots more at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 10.21.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Kay Starr launches this hour with a swinging cut from one of her most celebrated albums, "Swingin' Down the Lane." Les Brown and his Band of Renown is next with, "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm." We do a little Rat Pack with a fun version of "Sam's Song" (or Dean's song:) Listen to Louis Prima belt out a cool version of "Wonderland By Night." Mel Torme croons out some Broadway with "All I Need Is The Girl." Hear The New Christy Minstrels with "Green Green." KC's Rob McHenry with "Lady In Red." Some great big band with Harry James Benny Goodman, and lotz more.. Have a wonderful week!

On the Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: Bobby Goldsboro kicks off this set with a great Mac Davis song, "Watching Scotty Grow." Dinah Washington (aka Ruth Jones) is next with her 1959 hit, "What A Difference A Day Makes." Hear some great honey in the horn with Mr. Al Hirt. Sing along with the Chordettes' "Mr. Sandman." Nat King Cole croons a smooth and tender version of "Tenderly." Hear Lucille Ball with a song from "Wildcat." Recall when "Clancy Lowered the Boom" by Dennis Day. Listen to Sam Cooke, Perry Como, Patti Page, Roy Rogers and more. Leave comments and see the playlists at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: The dulcet tones of Tony Bennett launch this hour with called, "Stranger In Paradise." Then "Keep Your Sunnyside Up" with the Hi Lo's! Hear a tender song recalling that ol' ballpark with Frank Sinatra. Listen to The Marvelous Marylin Maye with a song that wowed em' on the Tonight Show. "Put A Little Love in Your Heart" listening to Jackie DeShannon. Fun with Phil Harris as Ballou the Bear singing, "the Bare Neccessities" from the Jungle book. Dean Martin, Tom Jones, Rosemary Clooney and lots more, on..

Monday, October 14, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - October 14, 2013

On The Neon Beat this week on Jukebox 1: Andy Williams launches this weeks great hits with "That Old Bilbao Song." The 4 Knights are next with their 1950's chart hit, "I Get So Lonely." Hear an old prime time TV hit with Valjean's "The Theme From Ben Casey." Listen to Patty Duke sing a song heard in the film "Billie" and on "Shindig." Listen to Tony Bennett sing a Cole Porter classic. Hear "Come Saturday Morning" by The Sandpipers, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and lots more ear candy at.. Have a great week!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Perry Como kicks off this hour with a song that was Perino's stab at a hit in the rock n' roll era. A sock hop hit called "Jukebox Baby." Dean Martin is next with "Powder Your Face with Sunshine." Hear The Chordettes with "Never On Sunday." Nat King Cole teams up with The 4 Knights for "If I May." Hear Ray Charles with a great Hoagy Carmicheal standard. And "It Takes 2 To Tango" as noted by Louis Armstrong. Listen to Henry Mancini, Jane Morgan, Pat Boone and more. Leave comments and see the playlists at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Sergio Mendez begins this set with "Pretty World." Trini Lopez follows up with a salsa treatment of the Peter Paul & Mary hit, "Lemon Tree" Hear Ed Ames lovely song from the play "I Do, I Do" "My Cup Runneth Over." Listen to a signature Dean Martin favorite, "Everybody Loves Somebody." Frank Sinatra sings a Harold Arlen song, "Let's Fall In Love." It's "A Sign Of The Times" with Petula Clark. Hear Perry Como, Patti Page's "Allegheny Moon", Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald and lots more. All at...

Neon Beat on Radio George - October 7, 2013

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra kicks of the hour with "Come Fly With Me." The English Gentleman, a great international hit maker named Matt Monro sings some film music remembering the James Bond movie, "From Russia With Love." Dean Martin sings "Kick In The Head" from Oceans 11. Listen to a great Indianapolis quartet, The Four Freshmen, with "Day By Day." Actor Richard Chamberlain sings the "Theme From Dr. Kildare." Hear Gene Kelly's "Singing In The Rain", Anita Bryant, Glenn Miller, Lena Horne, and more.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Bobby Darin's "Dream Lover" launches this set. Followed up by a little (ahem) "Friendly Persuasion" with Pat Boone. Listen to a fun little obscure hit by Doris Day called "Ooh Bang Jiggly Jang" (what a rapper would do with that eh?:) Hear a tender rendition of "The Way You Look Tonight" by Tony Bennett. A lush version of a great Hoagy Carmichael song sung by Nat King Cole. Hear a 1950's hit for Les Paul & Mary Ford, "How High The Moon." Steve Lawrence, Perry Como, Bing Crosby and lots-a more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 3: Dean Martin kicks er' off with "Lay Some Happiness On Me." Then we listen to some classic folk with the Kingston Trio, "It Takes A Worried Man." Hear Nat King Cole's lovely, "Mona Lisa" Frank Sinatra sings some classic Cole Porter. Hear a one hit wonder from 1958 for the husband-wife duo of Art and Dotty Todd. Some signature big band from Harry James playing, "You Made Me Love You." Barbara Streisand's "He Touched Me." Rick Nelson, Bobby Darin, The Limeliters and more.

Neon Beat on Radio George - September 30, 2013

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Peggy Lee begins the set with a charming little "Doodlin' Song." Perry Como follows up with the Mitchell Ayers Orchestra & the Ray Charles Singers, "Papa Loves Mambo" Hear a song by the Four Lads known as "A Paper Of Pins" (Also called, "The Bus stop Song.") Hear some great instrumentals by Mantovani, Jackie Gleason, and Harry James. Robert Goulet sings "I've Got The World On A String" Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby team up "At The Jazz Band Ball." Hear Tony Bennett's "I Left My Heart... in?  Frankie Valli, Sarah Vaughan and more.. ( i almost named this show, "gotta Have my tunes!" Enjoy.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The "Drifters" launch this set with one of their high charting standards, "On Broadway" Then Elvis sings of another place where the neon lights are bright, "Viva Las Vegas" We team up Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra with a fun little romp called, "Well Did You Evah?" Kay Starr sings a jazzy version of "Up A Lazy River" Hear a country song that proved a 1962 hit for Nat King Cole, "Rambling Rose." Listen to Connie Francis's lilting version of "Quando, Quando" Hear Johnny Mathis, Dean Martin, Louis Prima, Dianne Reeves and more.. Cooments and see the playlists at:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: This star-studded hour begins with a little "Sway-in" with Dean Martin. Frank Sinatra follows with one of his top charting hits, "Strangers In The Night." Louis Armstrong sings a song from the Broadway musical, "Mame." Hear Patti Page's version of the John Hartford song, "Gentle On My Mind." Listen to Frankie Avalon's "Venus." The first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald performs "Everytime We Say Goodbye." Ray Conniff, The Lettermen, Marty Robbins, Anne Murray's version of "Dannys Song" and lots more.. Have a great week!

Neon Beat on Radio George - September 23, 2013

This week on The Neon Beat, jukebox 3: Robert Goulet kicks off this hour with a song from the play "Little me." Eartha Kitt is next with a song that wow'd em' during a 1950's review, "Cest Si Bon" Hear Hoagy Charmichael play one of his great songs, "Georgia On My Mind." Bobby Darin does what would be considered a fun albeit "politically incorrect" arrangement of "Clementine" by today's standards. Sammy Davis Jr performs a high charting period hit, "The Shelter Of Your Arms" Hear The McGuire Sisters, Johnny Mathis, Frankie Avalon, Leroy Anderson's "the Typewriter Song" and lots more. Hear them at... Have a great week kids!

Neon Beat on Radio George - September 10, 2013

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The Four Lads kick off this hour with a song from "Gypsy." A former London bus driver, Matt Monro sings his 1960's stateside hit, "My Kind Of Girl." Peggy Lee does a bluesy little feminine declaration called "I Am A Woman." (uh..yeh!) Frank Sinatra sings the song "Pennies From Heaven." We team up Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney as "Come To the Mardis Gras." Ray Charles and the Raylettes sing "Hit The Road Jack." Hear "Blue Velvet" with Bobby Vinton. Listen to Johnny Mathis, Dusty Springfield, Mel Carter, Ella Fitz and lots more..

On the Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: Nat King Cole kicks off this hour with a jazzy toe tapper called, "Walkin' My Baby Back Home." The listen to the late Eydie Gormet with a lovely rendition of the song, "Love Letters." Cut-a-rug with the Les Elgart orchestra with the "Bandstand Boogie." Listen to Les Brown with Doris Day singing some great Gershwin, "S Wonderful." Frank Sinatra sings a song from the Martin Scorsese musical, "New York, New York. Hear Tony Bennett, Judy Garland, Perry Como and more. All at..