Monday, June 30, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.30.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Nat King Cole get's it underway with a feel good summer favorite with The Ralph Carmichael Chorus. Tony Bennett is next with a great song from "The Sound Of Music". Listen to Johnny Mathis with "Venus." Louis Armstrong performs "Hello Dolly." Enjoy actress Judy Garland with a song from "the Harvey Girls." Hear some great big band with Glenn MIller and Benny Goodman. Connie Francis sings "Among My Souvenirs" Hear The Ames Brothers, The McGuire Sisters, Jo Stafford and lotsa more. go to Have a great week !

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Ray Charles Singers start up this hour with their 1960 hit song, "Love Me With All Your Heart." Peggy Lee kicks it into high gear with "Come Back To Me." Then we'll take it "Nice N' Easy" with Frank Sinatra & Nelson Riddle. LIsten to Ella Fitzgerald with "In The Still Of The Night." Harry Connick Jr. performs a singing version of "the chew" with a "Recipe For Making Love." Great instrumentals by Glen Gray, Al Hirt, Bent Fabric and Nelson Riddle. Hear Nat King Cole, Bette Midler, Roger Miller's "King Of The Road" and more. See the playlists leave comments at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Petula Clark launches this hour with a million seller, "Don't Sleep In The Subway." Frank Sinatra takes it next with a jazzy song called "Granada." Enjoy some Rogers & Hammerstein music from State Fair sung by Andy Williams. Kay Starr sings one of her chart toppers "Wheel Of Fortune." Hear Dean Martin's "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You." We team up Brook Benton with Dinah Washington for "Baby You've Got What It Takes" Listen to Etta James, The Everly Brothers, Elvis, Doris Day and lots more. All at..

Monday, June 23, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.23.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Judy Garland starts things this week with "I Got Rhythm." Nat King Cole is next with a single that marks his stab at a rock n' roll record called "Send For Me." Enjoy a little west coast jazz with Anita O'Day singing, "Taking A Chance On Love." Laugh a little with a 1963 funny with Allen Sherman" Ella Fitzgerald performs a great Cole Porter song. Listen to instrumentals by Bert Kaempfert, Glenn Miller, Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen, and Henry Mancini. Hear Dusty Springfield, Steve and Eydie, The Mills Brothers and more. Go to: Enjoy!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Frank Sinatra kicks off the hour as we go "South Of The Border" for this set. Followed by "the Lonely Bull" by Herb Alpert, Patti Page and the Kingston Trio's "El Matador." Barbra Streisand sings a lovely song she first sang on the Tonight Show. Nat King Cole croons a smooth interpretation of a George & Ira Gershwin song. Enjoy some great Big Band with Glenn Miller's Orchestra playing, "Tuxedo Junction." We team up Tony Bennett with Diana Krall for "The Best Is Yet To Come." Hear Michael Buble, Petula Clark, "the Boll Weevil Song" by Brook Benton and "Tie Me Kangaroo Down" by Rolf Harris. See the playlists, leave comments at:

On the Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: Ella Fitzgerald launches this hour with a song taken from the "Pan Am" TV series soundtrack, "Blue Skies." Henry Mancini is next with "Mr. Lucky." Perry Como sings a great song from "South Pacific." Hear Mel Carter's chart hit, "Hold Me, Thrill Me." Doris Day sings one of her latter hit songs from 1958, "Everybody Loves A Lover." Hear a latter 1950's single hit from a man from the KC area, Mr. Jerry Wallace. Also from KC, listen to Rob McHenry with his lovely take on a JD Souther cover. Hear Patti Page, Mills Brothers, The Everly Brothers and much more. All on.. Have a good week!

Monday, June 16, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.16.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Perry Como gets this segment going with a group called the Ramblers, "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes." Then we'll do a little dancin' "Cheek To Cheek" with Steve and Eydie. Listen to Andy Williams with "April In Paris." Diana Ross performs her film hit from "Mahogany." Hear Sammy Davis Jr with a Broadway hit from "Stop The World I Wanna Get Off." Frank Sinatra performs "It Happened In Monterrey" with Nelson Riddle. Lalo Schifrin directs his orchestra for "The Mission Impossible Theme." Hear Nat King Cole, Bobby Vinton, Dianne Reeves (from "Good Night & Good Luck.) Much .. Have a great week kids!

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Mills Brothers launch juke 2 with their 1968 hit, "The Glow Worm." Tony Bennett is next singing of "The Good Life." Frank Sinatra sings a Les Brown hit, "How Bout You?" Listen to the incomparable Louis Prima with Keely Smith, "That Ol' Black Magic." Nat King Cole croons a little French with "Darling Je Vous Aime Beacoup." Hear Barbra Streisand's "Second Hand Rose." Listen to some great Big Band with Benny Goodman doin' an old Johnny Mercer fav. Great Instrumentals with Lawrence Welk, and Nelson Riddle. See the lists leave comments at ...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Vic Damone kicks off this hour with a lovely ballad, "You're Breaking My Heart." Eddie Fisher picks up the tempo with an old Jerry Lee Lewis hit, "Dungaree Doll." Jo Stafford sings with The :Pied Pipers for "Candy." Tony Bennett sings a hit song from "Bye Bye Birdie" We'll enjoy an evening in Rome with Dean Martin. Hear Horst Jankowski's great 1965 hit, "A Walk In the Black Forest." Marilyn Maye sings, "Make Your Own Kind Of Music" Listen to Ruby & The Romantics, Patti Page, Richard Chamberlain, Doris Day and mo'. Go to..

Monday, June 9, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.9.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Bobby Goldsboro jump starts juke 1 with a Mac Davis song that wound up as one of Bobby's biggest hit singles. Dinah Washington follows with a 1959 song that was her highest charting single. Hear the Chordettes as they sing one of their great harmony favorites, "Mr.
Sandman." Perry Como does a fun sock hop hit called "Tina Marie." Listen to Nat King Cole croon a smooth song called "Tenderly." Dennis Day performs a wee bit o' an Irish romp called, "Clancy Lowered The Boom" Take a ride in a "beautiful balloon" with the Fifth Dimension. Al HIrt, The Crew Cuts, Lucille Ball, Roy Rogers and more at...

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tony Bennett opens the set with a beautiful song called "Stranger In Paradise." Then we'll "Keep Our Sunnyside Up" with a group that opened for Judy Garland, "The Hi Lo's" Tom Jones sings a country hit called "The Green Green Grass of Home." Marilyn Monroe sings an iconic favorite from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Listen to Dean Martin sing "I Will." Frank Sinatra sings a sentimental favorite called "There Used To Be A Ballpark." KC's Marilyn Maye performs a Jerome Kern song that wow'd em' on the Johnny Carson Show. Hear Mel Torme, Lou Rawls, Rose Clooney and more. See the playlists, leave comments at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Frank Sinatra launches this hour with a cut from his "Swingin' Session" album, "Blue Moon." Peggy Lee is next right off "Stagedoor Canteen" with Benny Goodman for "Why Don't You Do Right." Nat King Cole sings a jazzy version of the song, "Paper Moon." Johnny Mathis sings his biggest and longest running hit record, "Chances Are." Engelbert Humperdinck sings his great 1976 comeback hit. Hear The Lettermen, Glenn Miller, Claude King's "Wolverton Mtn" and much more.. Have a great week!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.2.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Perry Como kicks off this hour with a sock hop memory called, "Jukebox Baby." Dean Martin follows up with "Powder Your Face"..with sunshine. Enjoy the Chordettes with their 1961 chart hit, "Never On Sunday." Nat King Cole teams up with the Four Knights for the song, "If I May." Hear a lovely Hoagy Carmichael song sung by Ray Charles. We'll do "The Tennessee Birdwalk" with Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood. Hear the 1956 hit combining RCA record's Hugo Winterhalter and Eddie Heywood, "Canadian Sunset." Listen to Louis Armstrong, Doris Day, The Hilltoppers and more. All on..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Segrio Mendez and Brazil 66 open this set with "Pretty World." Listen to a salsa treatment of "Lemon Tree" by Trini Lopez. Hear "It's A Sign Of The Times" by Petula Clark." Dean Martin sings one of his signature hits sung as the opening theme to his 1965 TV series. Frank Sinatra sings a jazzy version of a great Harold Arlen song. Listen to Ella Fitzgerald perform some uptempo Irving Berlin, "Let Yourself Go" Instrumentals with Perez Prado, Billy Vaughn, and Haygood Hardy. Patty Page, Bobby Goldsboro, Tony Bennett and lots more. See the playlists, leave comments at...

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: We go "Swinging Down the Lane" as we open this hour with Kay Starr. Listen to Mel Torme in his best "vest and tweed" singing a great song from "Gypsy." We'll do some "Rat Packin" with Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. Enjoy Rose Clooney singing a classic standard with her sister Betty from the film White Christmas. Hear some great big band with Les Brown, Harry James, & Benny Goodman. Petula Clark, Louis Prima, Percy Faith and introducing KC's own Rob McHenry. Lots more all at..