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.

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