Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 11.4.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Trini Lopez starts things up with a salsa treatment of a great folk tune, "Lemon Tree." Rosemary Clooney picks it up with "April In Paris." Nat King Cole warms things up as we remember "Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days Of Summer." Sammy Davis Jr joins up with Count Basie to do a great old Peggy Lee hit. Hear Frank Sinatra with Nelson Riddle from his "Swingin Session" album." Mama Cass Elliot sings out a sweet memory, "Dream A Little Dream Of Me." Hear the New Seekers, "Look What They Done To My Song." Tony Bennett, Bill Pursell, Marty Robbins and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Ella Fitzgerald kicks off this hour with a fun song from "Kiss Me Kate." Pat Boone follows with one of his hit film songs, "Friendly Persuasion." Listen to Matt Monro sing a song from a James Bond movie, "From Russia With Love." Perry Como sings a hit song backed up by a group called The Ramblers, "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes." Nat King Cole croons a lovely Ray Noble hit, "The Very Thought Of You." Spin them hips with Georgia Gibbs', as we do "The Hula Hoop Song." Great instrumentals from Percy Faith, Henry Mancini, and Eddie Heywood. Hear the Mills Brothers, Engelbert Humperdinck, Johnny Mathis and many more. See the playlists leave comments: (and pay no attention to the guy behind the curtain.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tommy Edwards launches this set with his 1958 chart hit, "It's All In the Game." Frank Sinatra fills the ol' speakers next with a great Harold Arlen song, "Lets Fall In Love." Ella Fitzgerald swings out with a pick-me-up number by Jerome Kern. Enjoy a sweeping 1975 breath of fresh air from Roger Whittaker, "The Last Farewell." Barbra Streisand sings a song from Disney's "Pinnochio." Al Hirt toots some great Big EZ jazz with a piece written by RCA's Floyd Cramer. We'll play Bobby Darin, Nancy Sinatra's "Boots", Andy Williams, Bing and Gary Crosby, Patti Page, The Ink Spots and more. All at...

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