Monday, February 24, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 2.24.14

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 1: The Marvelous Marilyn Maye kicks off this hour with a rousing favorite, "Step To The Rear." Then Dean Martin will "Lay Some Happiness" on ya. Listen to the Henry Mancini Orchestra with Tom Scott per...See More — with Marilyn Maye.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Seekers launch this set with "Georgie Girl." Hear the Crew Cuts with their 1950's signature hit, "Sh Boom." Rosemary Clooney sings, what one reviewer called, "the perfect theatre song" "April In Paris." Frank Sinatra teams up with Nelson Riddle for "It Happened In Monterrey" Hear Sarah Vaughan with a lovely song called, "Eternally." Vic Damone sings some great Broadway from West Side Story. Listen to Robert Goulet, Tony Bennett and more. See the playlists, leave comments at.. (My parents had this old record player.) Vintage 1959 Tube RCA.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Louis Armstrong opens this hour with "Hello Dolly!" Harry Belafonte is next in line as we "Jump In the Line." Hear some classic Gershwin sung by Judy Garland. We'll take er' "Nice and Easy" with Frank Sinatra. Enjoy a little Hootenanny with a "dollar down" and the Limeliters. Hear Doris Day's "Que Sera Sera" from the film, The Man Who Knew Too Much." We'll sample "the Straight Life" with Bobby Goldsboro, Peggy Lee, Mel Torme, some great big band with Harry James and more..

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 2.17.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Sam Cooke launches this set with a twistin' number called "Twisting the Night Away." (get out my chicken slats!) Then some great salsa with Perez Prado with a 1958 hit called, "Patricia." Nat King Cole sings a 1948 hit called "Nature Boy." Frank Sinatra performs some signature Cole Porter, "Night and Day." Hear some great big band with Harry James' "the Two O'Clock Jump." The English Seafarer, Roger Whittaker sings his wonderful mid 1970's hit, "The Last Farewell." Listen to the Marvelous Marilyn Maye, Peggy Lee, Burl Ives, Jim Lowe's "the Green Door" and mo!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Rosemary Clooney starts this hour with a bauwdy number called, "Botcha Me." Dean Martin follows with "Your'e Nobody Til Somebody Loves You." Then we "Make Ourselves Comfortable" with Sassy... Sarah Vaughan. Listen to the song that got us looking at a dance instructor from Texas named Mary Martin. Tony Bennett sings, "The Good Life." Some great instrumentals with Benny Goodman, Nelson Riddle, and Arthur Fieldler. Enjoy a little country set with Roger Miller, Gogi Grant, and Archie Campbell. These and much more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: The Four Aces launch this set with "Those Wedding Bells" (are breakin' up that ol' gang of mine) Next a Ben Oakland, Oscar Hammerstein song from a film called "My Little Chickadee" sung by Matt Monro. Listen to Frank Sinatra with a song from the 1961 film, "Pocketful Of Miracles." Enjoy Jo Stafford's version of "Sunday Kind Of Love." We team up Louis Armstrong with Bing Crosby for a great New Orleans standard. Hear Ella Fitzgerald sing a great Artie Shaw hit. Glen Campbell, The Letterman, Percy Faith, Perry Como and more..all on.. Have a great week kids!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 2.10.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Try to sit still as Al Hirt launches this set with some honey in the horn as he performs, "Fancy Pants." Then, "Just In Time" we turn the turntable over to Mr. Tony Bennett. Listen to Kansas City's Marilyn Maye, "If My Friends Could See Me Now!" Hear some great big band with Benny Goodman as we do "The Jersey Bounce." Hear one of the great folk hits by the Seekers from 1965, "A World Of Our Own." Henry Mancini and the chorale group sing some great film music "The Day's Of Wine & Roses." Al Martino with "Volare", Nancy Sinatra with "Boots," Tom Jones, Andy Williams and more.

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 2: Sammy Davis Jr kicks off this hour with a chart hit from his album, "Pebble In the Sand." Then enjoy a toe tapping version of "That Old Bibao Song" sung by Andy Williams.
Barbra Streisand sings the female remake of a song originally titled, "She Touched Me." Vic Damone croons a film song from "Gigi." We'll "Swing On A Star" with Bing Crosby and the Williams Brothers. Chuckle along with Perry Como and Betty Hutton as they sing a fun song from Guys and Dolls. Hear Tony Bennett, Connie Francis, Bobby Darin and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Dean Martin launches this set with "Somewhere There's A Someone." Perry Como takes the mic next with a bluesy rhythm tune called, "Dream On Little Dreamer." Kay Starr sings her 1950's chart hit, "Wheel Of Fortune." Nat King Cole croons a song from a period film called "Anna" Hear Elvis, "Suspicious Minds," A beautiful 1960 clarinet standard performed by Aker Bilk, The Carpenters with "Top Of The World." Listen to a big band remake of a Yiddish song sung by "Steve and Eydie," "Bei Mir Bistu Shein" Charlie Rich, Benny Goodman, Judy Garland and more. All at..

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 2.3.14

This week on the Neon Beat, Jukebox 1: The Four Lads team up with The Ray Conniff singers as we kick off this hour with "Put A Light In the Window." Louis Prima does a little blowin' thru here and the "Music Goes Round and Round." Enjoy the New Christy Minstrels with a lovely song called, "Today." ("my favorite day" says Winnie the Pooh  Listen to the harmonies of The Vogues with "Cherish." Nat King Cole and the trio do a snappy version of "Paper Moon." Dionne Warwic
k sings some great Burt Bacharach-Hal David, "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" Sinatra sings a song bout the "Windy City", Barbara Streisand, Vic Damone and more.

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 2: Dean Martin opens the hour with "Mambo Italiano" Doris Day is next with a signature song from the film The Man Who Knew Too Much." Listen to "The Last Waltz" sung by Engelbert Humperdinck. Frank Sinatra sings a great Harold Arlen song, "Lets Fall In Love." Bing Crosby teams up with son Gary for "Sams Song." Rosemary Clooney and her sister Betty sing, "Sisters" from White Christmas. Hear the Andrews Sisters, Harry James, Judy Garland, Jerry Wallace with "Primrose Lane" and many more. see the playlists, leave comments at here ..

This week on The Neon Beat, Jukebox 3: Kay Starr launches this great set as we go "Swinging Down the Lane" Harry Connick Jr follows up with a bit o' "the Chew" as he whips up a "Recipe For Making Love." Ella Fitzgerald sings a rousing version of "Let Yourself Go!" Hear KC's Marilyn Maye with a song from the play "Sherry." Nat King Cole leaves us "Breathless" (from the Sands in Vegas) Bobby Darin sings his version of "The Lady Came From Baltimore." Hear Wayne Newton, Perry Como, The Carpenters and lots more.. at..