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..

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