Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.30.13

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Ray Charles gets this hour goin' with "Hit The Road Jack!" The Lettermen follow with a period standard called "Goin Out Of My Head" (performed live) Hear Perry Como's great comeback hit from 1970, "It's Impossible." Frank Sinatra sings "The Lady Is A Tramp." The Marvelous Marilyn Maye performs a great song from "Kismet", "Night Of My Nights." Hear Nat Cole's "Unforgettable".. the song that defined the era. Vic Damone, Four Lads, Annette Funicello and more..http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On The Neon Beat This Week, Jukebox 2:
Brook Benton loads the gospel gun opening this hour with "Shadrack." Tony Bennett sings the lovely ballad, "Because Of You." We team up Bing Crosby with Rosemary Clooney for a great big band standard by Charlie Barnett. Ella Fitzgerlad sings a wonderful skat around the song "Blue Skies" from the TV series "Pan Am." Nat King Cole croons a smooth standard called "I Love You For Sentimental Reasons." Hear some film music from Glen Campbell singing "True Grit" Listen to Buddy Clark, Gene Pitney, Perry Como and more.. Leave comments, see the playlists at... http://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Singer, dancer and actress, Caterina Valente opens this hour with a sweeping version of "the Breeze And I." Frank Sinatra is next as we do a wee bit o' "Learning The Blues." Patti Page warms up the studio with "Steam Heat", a song from the Pajama Game. Enjoy a song from the film "Little Me" sung by Robert Goulet. Hear a lovely rendition of the song "Eternally" by Sarah Vaughan. Hear Bobby Darin, Jimmie Rogers, Henry Mancini, Petula Clark & introducing Jerry Costanzo. All at..http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.23.13

On The Neon Beat this week on Jukebox 1: Canadian Michael Buble launches this lineup of great songs with "Foggy Day In London." Then listen to some great big band with Harry James and Helen Forest. Warm yourself up with an old summer favorite by Nat King Cole. We'll do a western set including Al Caiola, Marty Robbins, Dinah Shore, and Jimmy Dean. Listen to a Bowling Green, Kentucky group called the Hilltoppers with their version of "Marianne." Bing Crosby sings a Johnny Mercer fav with the Andrews Sisters. Christmas songs from Julie Andrews & Leroy Anderson. much mo http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Bobby Goldsboro kicks off this hour with one of his most beloved hits, (written by Mac Davis) "Watching Scotty Grow." Listen to Dionne Warwick with "Promises Promises." Frank Sinatra sings a song from Martin Scorcese's "New York, New York" We do a little "Sway'in" with Dean Martin. Hear a rollicking number from "Funny Girl" sung by Barbra Streisand. Nat Cole sings his 1962 hit, "Rambling Rose." Christmas songs from Tony Bennett and Dino. These and more just for you. see the playlists, leave comments at http://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Frank Sinatra opens this set as we go "Swinging Down The Lane." Peggy Lee is next with her 1958 signature favorite "Fever." Listen to a Nat King Cole standard, "LOVE." Hear the Mills Bros do a little singin' "Across The Alley From The Alamo." Hear some good instrumentals from Al Hirt, Bill Dogget, Henry Mancini & David Rose. Glen Campbell, Perry Como, Patti Page and some Christmas songs by Satchmo, & Ray Conniff. Much more at...http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Monday, December 16, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.16.13

The Neon Beat this week on Jukebox 1: Rosemary Clooney & The Orchestra slam into this hour with "Everything's Coming Up Roses." The Mike Curb Congregation is next with a theme from a 1971 Clint Eastwood film. Hear the one hit wonder duo of Art & Dotty Todd with "Chason' D' Amour." Hear "The Best Is Yet To Come" by Tony Bennett. The 4 Freshmen sing their signature hit from 1956, "Graduation Day." Hear Dean Martin with the EZ Riders singing another "56" hit called "Memories Are Made Of This." Bert Kaempfert, Eydie Gormet, Lettermen, Bruce Channel and more. all on... http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Sarah Vaughan kicks off the hour with "How High The Moon." (some great skat) Englebert Humperdinck is next with his great comeback hit, "After The Loving." Laugh a little with Phil Harris as he provides some guy advice regarding "44 Sycamore." Frank Sinatra sings "Can i Steal A Little Love." Connie Francis performs a sweeping version of "Quando, Quando." Hear some seasonal favs with Peggy Lee and Dean Martin. Hear The Ames Bros, Perry Como, The Hilltoppers and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tom Jones launches this set with a film theme, "What's New Pussycat?" Elvis jumps in there after the introductions with another great film song, "Viva Las Vegas." Andy Williams sings a song "you can't refuse" from "The Godfather." Patti Page sings a sweet memory called, "I'll Remember Today." Listen to Bobby Darin with, "A Nightengale In Berkley Square." We'll include some Christmas favorites with Jimmie Durante and KC's Koko Conley! Hear Julie London, Nat King Cole, Buddy Knox and more. all at....http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Monday, December 9, 2013

Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.9.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Tom Jones blasts off with one of his many charting hits, "Daughter Of Darkness." Herb Alpert follows up with some 1967 film music from "Casino Royale." Rosemary Clooney & Guy Mitchell team up for a song from "Pagan Love Songs." Listen to an iconic performance by Gene Kelly from "Singin' In The Rain." Listen to Bette Midler with a rousing re-make of an of' Peggy Lee hit, "Alright Ok You Win." Frank Sinatra sings some great Cole Porter. Hear the signature performance of Eddie Heywood with Hugo Winterhalter's RCA Orch as they play, "Canadian Sunset." Hear Matt Monro, Tony Bennett, Peggy Lee and more..

On The Neon Beat this week on Jukebox 2: Ella Fitzgerald launches Juike 2 with a toe tapper called, "Let Yourself Go!" Sammy Davis is next with a song you can taste, "Candy Man." Listen to a great piano piece that proved a one hit wonder for Frank Mills. Remember a 1956 film called "High Society" with one of songs in that movie sung by Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong, "Now You Has Jazz." Enjoy a smooth version of a Gershwin song heard in "An American In Paris" "Our Love Is Here To Stay" sung by Nat King Cole. Listen to the Marvelous Marilyn Maye with a rousing version of a great Jerome Kern song. Hear Frank Sinatra, The Lettermen, Kay Starr, and more..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Anita O'Day opens this set with a west coast jazz version of "Let's Face The Music & Dance." Then Dean Martin opens his closet door for The Four Lads and himself singing "Standing On The Corner." We'll Team up Frank and Sammy for a little rat packin' as they sing, "Me And My Shadow." Listen to a tender piano piece that remembers a stunning performance of a female Romanian Olympic contender. "Nadia's Theme" by Barry DeVorzon. Hear some great big band with Les Brown. Listen to Vic Damone, Sergio Mendez, Nat King Cole and many more. All at... http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.3.13

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The Crews Cuts get the show underway with "Life Could Be A Dream" More popularly known as "Sh- Boom!" Frank Sinatra follows with one of his most popular songs, "Strangers In The Night." Hear some down home folk music with The New Christy Minstrels, The Kingston Trio, and Judy Collins. Hum along with a "Doodlin' Song" with Peggy Lee. Perry Como croons a lovely song written by Don McClean, "And I Love You So." Hear Nat Cole, Bobby Vinton, Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong and more. all at...

On The Neon Beat this week, Juke 2: Rosemary Clooney begins this hour with Harry James performing a good ol' Hoagy Charmichael song. We do a little "Racing With the Moon" with Vaughn Monroe next. Hear Bobby Darin's 1959 hit, "Dream Lover" Listen to Nat King Cole's "Mona Lisa." Doris Day sings one of her last charting records from 1958, "Everybody Loves A Lover." Hear some great big band with Glen Gray's Casa Loma Orch doing "Begin The Beguine." We team up Rosemary Clooney with Bing Crosby, "Come To The Mardis Gras." Connie Francis, Guy Mitchell, Ray Charles and more.. http://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Steve and Eydie launch this hour with a rousing version of a great Glenn Miller hit. Sammy Davis Jr follows next with a Broadway song, "What Kind Of Fool Am I?" Hear Dean Martin's signature hit, "Everybody Love's Somebody" Listen to Johnny Mathis' lush rendition of "Misty." Natalie Cole does a great version of an old Ella Fitzgerald standard, "Tiskit, Tasket" Hear Frank Sinatra's "Come Fly With Me", the McGuire Sisters, Neil Diamond and lots more. All at... http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/