Monday, October 20, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 10.20.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: The Nat King Cole trio gets this set underway with an old Duke Ellington standard, "Don't Get Around Much Anymore." The Mills Brothers are next with a fun rendition of a song called, "Cielito Lindo" Hear some great Woody Herman big band with "The Woodchopper's Ball." Listen to a swinging Bobby Darin version of "I Got Rhythm." Hear some mo' rhythm, specifically "Bossa Nova" as sung by Eydie Gormet. Listen to Bert Kaempfert's 1961 chart hit, "Wonderland By Night." Hear Frank and Nancy Sinatra with their 1967 hit, "Something Stupid." (error here...I also have it listed in Jukebox 2, nope. Frank and Nancy will be solo in Juke 2.) Hear Johnny Mathis, Petula Clark, Bobby Vinton and more. all on..

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney start this sucker up with an invite to "Come To The Mardis Gras." Nat King Cole kicks it into high gear with an uptempo version of a great jazz standard, "Avalon." Hear the tight harmony of a one-hit-wonder group from 1958. The Poni Tails with "Born Too Late." Listen to a lovely ballad from the play, "I Do, I Do" sung by Ed Ames. Enjoy some classic folk by Peter Paul and Mary, "Blowing In The Wind." Frank and Nancy Sinatra sing their smash hit, "Something Stupid." Hear Sammy Davis with The Mike Curb Congregation, "The People Tree" Henry Mancini's theme from the film "Charade." Dionne Warwick, Glen Campbell, Bobby Sherman and lots more. See past lists, leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Frank Sinatra launches this hour with a cut from his "Come Fly With Me" album, "April In Paris." Hear strollin' remix of a great Patsy Cline hit, "Walking After Midnight" from the film, Sweet Dreams. Listen to Nat King Cole with a lush rendition of a great Hoagy Carmichael standard. Tony Bennett sings a lovely song from the motion picture, "the Sandpiper." We'll play a 1965 chart hit from "The Seekers." We'll team up Bing Crosby with Bob Hope for a romp from one of their "road" movies. We'll play some "Music To Watch Girls By" by The Bob Crewe Generation. The Drifters, Barbra Streisand, Sammy Davis Jr, Rick Nelson and more. all at..

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 10.14.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Dinah Washington begins this set with a song from Guys and Dolls, "If I Were A Bell." Tony Bennett is next with "Stranger In Paradise." Brook Benton holds the gospel gun with the song, "Shadrach." Listen to America's sweetheart, Annette, with "Pineapple Princess." Enjoy a big sky western set with Marty Robbins, Glen Campbell, and a Film theme from "The Sons Of Katie Elder." Hear Billie Holiday sing, "All Of Me." Nat King Cole sings, "LOVE." Hear a TV theme as Sammy Davis Jr, sings "The Theme from "Baretta." Buddy Knox, Patti Page and more. All at.. Have a good week !

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The McGuire Sisters launch this set with "Somethings Gotta Give!" Pat Boone is next with one of his many 1950's chart hits, "Love Letters In the Sand." Listen to Frank Sinatra sing a song from the 1961 film, "Pocketful Of Miracles." Enjoy a smooth Kris Kristofferson song sung by Sammi Smith, "Help Me Make It Thru The Night." Nat King Cole teams up with The Four Knights for, "If I May." Pop instrumentals by the T-Bones, Roger Williams, Felix Slatkin, and Leroy Anderson. Hear Perry Como, the Chordettes, Kingston Trio and more. Leave comments see the lists at..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Georgia Gibbs puckers up into this set with a "Kiss Of Fire." Next, a one hit wonder sung by a man named Graham Pulleyblank from Eastbourne, England. Watch out for those "Little Arrows." Tony Bennett performs his signature hit about that city by the bay. Dean Martin prays for a good crop of grapes as he sings, "Little Ol' Wine Drinker." Great instrumentals with The Glenn Miller Orch, Perez Prado, Raymond Lefevre and Zim Zemarel. Louis Armstrong sings a song from "Mame" Frank Sinatra, "Softly As I Leave You", Dion and The Belmonts, Dionne Warwick and more. go to..

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 10-7-14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra get's the show underway with the theme from Martin Scorcese's, "New York, New York." We follow up with a more recent film theme from "Good Night and Good Luck" sung by Dianne Reeves. Listen to Helen Reddy sing a song from the rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar.."I Don't Know How To Love Him." Tony Bennett affirms, "the Best Is Yet To Come." (yeth-thir!) We'll play the signature song of an era, "Unforgettable" by Nat King Cole." Instrumentals by Glen Gray, Al Hirt, and James Last." We'll do a little dreamboat rockin' with Kay Starr. Jo Stafford, Bobby Goldsboro, Sergio Mendez and many more.. Go to..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Four Knights launch this set with a 1950's hit, "I Get So Lonely" (Oh Baby Mine) Frank Sinatra is next with a songbook standard, "The Lady Is A Tramp." Hear The Platters with "Harbour Lights." We'll team up Bing Crosby with Rosemary Clooney to sing a great big band standard. Dean Martin performs a toe tapping version of "Powder Your Face With Sunshine." Hear Tony Bennett's "I Wanna Be Around." Sarah Vaughan sings a lovely ballad called, "Eternally." A lovely film instrumental by Andre Previn. A "Raunchy" instrumental by Bill Justice. Perry Como, The Four Freshmen, Statler Brothers and more. See past lists leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tom Jones kicks off this hour with "Help Yourself." The great New Orleans trumpet of Al Hirt is next with "Java." Ella Ftizgerald sings a version of "Blue Skies" from the Pan Am soundtrack. We'll go 'Swinging Down The Lane" with Frank Sinatra. Sarah Vaughan performs a song from the play, "Damn Yankees" Enjoy a little Texas standard as we go "Across The Alley From The Alamo" sung by The Mills Brothers. Perry Como sings his great 70's comeback hit.  "It's Impossible." Listen to Nat King Cole, Keely Smith, Harry Belafonte and lots more. All at..