Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 4.8.14

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 1: Steve Lawrence launches this hour with a stirring performance of "Portrait Of My Love." Enjoy some film music from the movie "Kelly's Heros" sung by The Mike Curb Congregation. Frank Sinatra sings one of his signature hits, "I've Got You Under My Skin." Barbra Streisand will sing her 1964 chart hit from "Funny Girl." Listen to the Carpenters "Sing" a 1973 number one charting song written by Joe Reposo for Sesame Street. Engelbert Humperdinck performs a hit song used in a 1968 British short film. Hear Nancy Wilson, The Association, Judy Garland and more. go to.. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tony Bennett strikes up the band with a little holiday cheer, singing a song usually heard around the Christmas season these days. A song from "the Sound Of Music." Roger Whittaker is next with his beautiful mid 70's hit, "the Last Farewell." Dionne Warwick sings some with Broadway with "Promises Promises." Listen to Vic Damone with a ballad from "South Pacific." Bobby Darin performs an allegro version of "Bill Bailey." (maybe a tad "vivace" tacked on) Hear Dinah Shore, Les Baxter, laugh a little with Phil Harris's "44 Sycamore" and lots more. See the lists and links. Leave comments at.. http://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Sammy Davis Jr starts this set with a song from Broadway that would prove his highest charting hit record. Frank Sinatra is next with some great Cole Porter. We team up Tony Bennett with Diana Krall for "The Best Is Yet To Come." Kay Starr performs a jazzy take on the Victor Young song, "Around The World." Hear Dean Martin's signature hit, "That's Amore." Hear The Mills Bros with a great jazz standard, "Up A Lazy River." We'll play Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby Darin and lot's more. Go to: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

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