Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 11.11.13

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 1: (good to be back after being on the road) Ella Fitzgerald kicks off this set with a song taken from the "Pan Am" soundtrack, "Blue Skies." Henry Mancini is next with a TV theme from a show that only ran one season, "Mister Lucky." Perry Como sings one of the many great songs from "South Pacific." Frank Sinatra does one from that Swinging Session album with Nelson Riddle, "S'posin." Enjoy Bruce Channel's one hit wonder, "Hey Baby." Hear the unique harmonies of The Everly Brothers with "Til I Kissed You." Mel Carter, Julie Rogers, Rob McHenry, Mitch Miller and many more.

This week on the Neon Beat, Jukebox 2: Roll out those "Lazy Hazy Crazy Days Of Summer" with Nat King Cole & The Ralph Carmichael Chorus. Tony Bennett follows up with a song from The Sound Of Music. Listen to Johnny Mathis with a lush version of "Venus." Recall the golden days of MGM as Judy Garland sings, "the Trolley Song." Frank Sinatra croons a tender version of "Young At Heart." Hear some big band with Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. Listen to Jo Stafford, Connie Francis, Herb Alpert and lots more.

This week on the Neon Beat, Jukebox 3: The Ray Charles Singers launch this set with a 1960 chart topper, "Love Me With All Your Heart." Peggy Lee then kicks it in gear with "Come Back To Me!" Enjoy some great Big Band with Glen Gray's Casa Loma Orch. dong a great Tommy Dorsey standard. Tony Bennett performs a fine jazz interpretation of a great Beatles hit, "Something." Listen to Ella Fitzgerald with "In The Still Of The NIght." Hear Harry Connick Jr, Nat King Cole, Buddy Greco, Bent Fabric's "Alley Cat" and lots more. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

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