Monday, August 18, 2014

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..

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