Monday, December 15, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.15.14

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Georgia Gibbs takes the stage with a fun little 50's diddy called, "Tweedle Dee." Frank Sinatra is next with Nelson Riddle's Orchestra, "You Make Me Fell So Young." Enjoy some smooth Johnny Mathis singing, "Small World" ( the Disney version) Jo Stafford teams up with her husband Paul Weston directing his orchestra for "the Gentleman Is A Dope." Nat King Cole croons a Fats Waller standard. Hear Sammy Davis Jr. with his 1968 hit, I've Gotta Be Me." We'll play The Chordettes, "Mister Sandman." Hear Al Hirt's "Cotton Candy", Engelbert Humperdinck, Benny Goodman, The McGuire Sisters, and a holiday fav from Tony Bennett. Merry Christmas kids!! It's all at..

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Nat King Cole begins this hour with his 1962 country hit, "Ramblin' Rose." Peggy Lee marches a little "attitude" with her song, "Pass Me By." Ella Fitzgerald sings a great Cole Porter standard. We team up Barry Manilow with The Association with two of the group's highest charting songs. Enjoy Judy Collins with her hit version of a Joni Mitchell song, "Both Sides Now." Listen to a good old O.C Smith song, "Little Green Apples." Great instruments by Bert Kaempfert, Raymond Lefevre, and Zim Zemerel. We'll spin records by Kitty Kallen, the Four Aces, Ray Conniff, Dusty Springfield and more. See the playlists leave comments at:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Trini Lopez begins this great set with a salsa version of a period folk song, "Lemon Tree." Next, we get "Shanghai'd" with Doris Day. Enjoy a seasonal favorite with Jimmy Durante with "Frosty." Sarah Vaughan sings a 1959 chart hit that she actually found "corny." Louis Prima performs a razzy version of "I've Got You Under My Skin" with Keely and the band. Tom Jones sings a Mel Tillis hit song called, "Detroit City." Enjoy a Christmas wish from KC's Koko Conley. Hear Fats Domino, Kay Starr, Wayne Newton's "Danke Shoen" Actress Marilyn Monroe and more.

Monday, December 8, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.8.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Sarah Vaughan kicks off this great set with a good ol' jazz standard, "How High The Moon." Tony Bennett jumps in with a song about that windy city performed with Count Basie. Hear the Vogues with a working song called, "5 O'clock World." Listen to some folk performed by the Australian group, "the Seekers." Enjoy some spontaneous fun with Louis Prima and Keely Smith as we "Jump Jive and Wail." We'll spin what was a huge 1966 hit for Frank & Nancy Sinatra called, "Something Stupid." Vic Damone croons the lovely ballad, "Laura." Peggy Lee will sing a little diddy called "A Doodling Song." Hear Glen Campbell, Julie Andrews, Benny Goodman, Nat King Cole with a song about the mother road. Lots more:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Fontane Sisters launch this hour w
ith their 1955 hit, "Hearts Of Stone." Frank Sinatra and the kids sing a 1959 Oscar winning song from the film, "A Hole In the Head." Listen to a lovely version of a song from "South Pacific" sung by Jo Stafford. We'll get light on our feet with Fred Astaire as he taps and sings a song from "Top Hat." Barbra Streisand performs a song she has described as one of her very favorites. "A Sleeping Bee." Nat King Cole and the trio play a great old Duke Ellington standard. Hear a Christmas folk favorite sung by Tom Paxton. We'll team up Bing and Satchmo, grab our poles and "Go Fishin." Listen to Harry James, Doris Day, Elvis Presley and more. Leave comments see the lists at"

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We kick off this hour with some late 1960's gold. Gary Puckett & the Union Gap with "Over You." Connie Francis takes the mic next with song from an album featuring a selection of music from the TV series, "Pan Am." Nat King Cole croons a 1953 hit called, "Pretend." Hear KC's Marilyn Maye with a jazzy seasonal version of "Mistletoe and Holly." We team up Frank Sinatra with Bing Crosby for a Cole Porter song from "High Society." Enjoy some Burt Bacharach/Hal David sung by Dionne Warwick. Instrumental hits by Andre Previn, and Vince Guaraldi. Hear Eydie Gormet's "Blame it on The Bossa Nova", Glen Campbell's "Galveston," Mac Davis, Brenda Lee and more. go to:

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.1.14

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Lady Ella Fitzgerald launches this fun set with a skat-in' version of the song, "Blue Skies." The great Mario Lanza is next with a song from the film, The Great Caruso. Sing along with Nat King Cole and the Ralph Carmichael Chorus with "All Over The World." The Mike Curb Congregation sings an early 1970's song from the film, "Kelly's Heros." We get our "shooby doo lang lang's on with Karen and Richard Carpenter. Laugh a little with a seasonal favorite by Pearl Baily. "5 Pound Box O' Money." We'll do a bit o' Rat Packin' with Frank, Sammy, and Dino. Great instrumentals by Percy Faith, Henry Mancini, and The Pets. Hear Jo Stafford, The Four Lads, Cathy Carr's "Ivory Tower." and more. all on..

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Petula Clark get's things started in this hour with her hit song, "My Love." Armando "Buddy" Greco takes the mic next for a little Vegas take on an old Victor Young film hit. Robert Goulet sings a sentimental holiday favorite, "No Place Like Home For the Holidays." Nati King Cole sings a sweeping song backed by the Les Baxter Orchestra called, "To The Ends Of The Earth." Simon and Garfunkel sing one of their greatest hits (amoung many) "Scarborough Fair" Frank Sinatra sings a swingin' version of "When Your Smiling." Patti Page performs what was an unexpected 1957 hit handed to her by a fan, "Old Cape Cod." Hear Frankie Laine, Paul Mauriat, Peggy Lee, and much more. Leave comments see the lists at:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We kick off this hour with Henry Mancini with the theme from "The Tonight Show." Then we take a trip to the moon with Dinah Washington. Listen to Frank Sinatra brew up a little "Witchcraft." Hear the Marvelous Mariilyn Maye with her rousing take of a great Dave Brubeck song. We'll enjoy a little British invasion favorite with Peter and Gordon prayin' for a little breeze. Enjoy some great big band with Harry James and Glen Gray. Robert Goulet croons a lovely old ballad from a 1947 movie starring Tyrone Power called The Razor's Edge, "Mamselle." Listen to Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Patti Page, Sergio Mendez and many more. go to..