Monday, August 18, 2014

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.18.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra and Keely Smith join up to open this hour with, "How ya Fixed For Love?" The Marvelous Marilyn Maye is next with her signature song, "Step To The Rear." Brook Benton sings a soul favorite, "Rainy Night In Georgia." Jazz diva Dianne Reeves sings a period song from "Good Night and Good Luck." We'll do a little "Mambo Italiano" with Dean Martin. Connie Francis performs the theme from the film "Where The Boys Are." Hear Nancy Wilson with her 1964 Grammy award winner, "You Don't Know How Glad I Am." Enjoy Tony Bennett, Kay Starr, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen and more..all at.. have a great week ! — with Marilyn Maye.

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: We kick off this hour with a little Hootenanny with The Rooftop Singers, "Walk right In" Robert Goulet follows with a song from the film, "Little Me." Listen to Bing Crosby with a 1940's fav, "Sioux City Sue." Engelbert Humperdinck performs his number one charting hit, "Release Me." Listen to Nat King Cole with a lush version of a great Hoagy Carmichael Song. Some great big band with Harry James, Benny Goodman and Les Brown. Dionne Warwick sings some Burt Bacharach / Hal David music. Hear the Lettermen, Bobby Darin, Bobby Vinton and
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On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: The English Seafarer, Roger Whittaker, opens this set with "New World In The Morning." Petula Clark follows with "Happy Heart." Enjoy some great Cole Porter with a song from Kiss Me Kate, "Too Darned Hot." Listen to some great Broadway from West Side Story, sung by Vic Damone. Hear some great groups like The Four Freshmen and the Ames Brothers. Lou Rawls sings "Lady Love." Listen to a lovely version of a song from South Pacific sung by Jo Stafford. We team up Barry Manilow and Bette Midler for an ol' Peggy Lee hit. (fun reparte' tween these two) Hear Frank, Perry Como, Ketty Lester and more. All at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.11.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra kicks off the hour with "Strangers In The Night." Rosemary Clooney is next with a song, one reviewer called "the perfect theatre song." Chad & Jeremy sing a lovely wistful ballad called, "A Summer Song." Hear some film music with John Barry's Orchestra and Toot's Thielemans' haunting harmonica with the "Theme From Midnight Cowboy." Vic Damone croons an old Ray Noble hit, "the Very Thought Of You." We team up Bob Hope and Bing Crosby with a fun romp from one of their "road movies." Listen to a jazzy toe tapper by Nat King Cole, "Walking My Baby Back Home." Great big band with Harry James and Count Basie. Hear Loren Green, Patti Page, Robert Goulet and much more..all at:

On the Neon Beat this-a week, Jukebox 2: Dionne Warwick launches this hour with a Broadway hit called "Promises Promises." Ray Charles gets a gospel sound goin' with "Halleluja I Just Love Her So." Turn up your speaker for a surprise chart hit that crossed the pond in the mid 1970's sung by Roger Whittaker. Hear Tony Bennett's signature song about that city by the bay. Some great instrumentals by Kai Winding and John Barry. Hear some period chart hits by The Platters, Everly Brothers, and Shelly Fabares, Listen to some 1960's folk by The Brothers Four, "The Green Leaves Of Summer." Perry Como, the Cascades, Eydie Gormet and lots more. Leave comments, see the playlists at:

On The Neon Beat this week Jukebox 3: The English gentleman, Matt Monro kicks off this great set with his 1961 hit, "My Kind Of Girl." Karen and Richard Carpenter follow up next with "Only Yesterday." Then listen to a sweet tribute to the lovely homemaker with Glen Campbell. Hear some great big band with a top Glenn Miller hit, "In the Mood." Listen to a Dean Martin signature hit, "That's Amore'" Frank Sinatra pours a cuppa joe with "The Coffee Song." Enjoy some period TV music with Nelson Riddle's Orchestra. Kay Starr, The Fleetwoods, Rick Nelson, Etta James, Tony Bennett and more. All at..

Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.4.14

On The Neon Beat this hour, Jukebox 2: Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters do a great Milton Delugg polka arrangement of "Hoop De Doo." The Ames Brothers fill the speakers next with a great old Glenn Miller standard. Rosemary Clooney performs her take on a country song, "Just Because." Listen to Eddie Fisher with his 1952 hit, "Anytime." Nat King Cole croons his early 1950's standard that defined the era, "Unforgettable." Listen to Gale Garnett's "We'll Sing In The Sunshine." Great instrumentals by Lawrence Welk, Glen Gray, and Henry Mancini. Hits by Petula Clark, The Browns, Bing Crosby and more. See the playlists leave comments at:

Neon Beat on Radio George - 7.28.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Nat King Cole launches this set with one of his latter hits, "Rambling Rose." Peggy Lee is next with a little attitude song called "Pass Me By." Listen to an old Jimmie Rogers hit for which a Post breakfast cereal was named. Ella Fitzgerald performs some great Cole Porter with "Anything Goes." We reunite The Association and bring in Barry Manilow for two hit songs for the price of one, "Cherish" and "Windy." Hear Dean Maritin's "Cry Like A Baby." Instrumentals by Bert Kaempfert, and Raymond Lefevre. Dusty Springfield, OC Smith, Judy Collins and more. Leave comments see the playlists at...