Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Neon Beat on Radio George - 1.13.15

ON The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Louis Armstrong launches the great memories with a song from Hello Dolly, "So Long Dearie." Patti Page follows with a bawdy 1954 song from "the Pajama Game." Listen to some great Honey in the Horn with Al Hirt's, "Cotton Candy." We remember MGM's Joni James with her 1952 hit, "Purple Shades." We'll spin Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs with their 1963 hit, "Sugar Shack." We'll play some Frank Sinatra singing with Nelson Riddle's orchestra from his "Swinging Session Album." Dig on some Ella Fitzgerald singing Cole Porter's, "I Get A Kick Out Of You." Enjoy a lush Sarah Vaughan recording of, "Eternally." Hear Steve Lawrence, Tony Bennett, Herb Alpert and his TJB, and Dean Martin. click here: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Marvelous Marilyn Maye opens up this hour with a great Jerome Kern song she performed on The Tonight Show. Sammy Davis Jr takes the mic next with a song from the Broadway play, "Stop The World I Wanna Get Off." Enjoy two great Cole Porter selections back to back with two American masters, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra. We'll spin Doris Day with "Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered." Hear Sam Cooke singing one of his many charting hits, "Darling You Send Me." Enjoy some great big band with Glen Gray & his Casa Loma Orch, and Benny Goodman. Hear Dean Martin with a signature fav, Gene Kelly,Guy Mitchell and more. Leave a comment see the lists at: http://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Engelbert Humperdinck (check my spelling  kicks off this set with his 1978 comeback hit, "After The Loving." Tom Jones (same label and manager as EH) jumps in next with some period film music, "What's New Pussycat." The McGuire Sisters are next followed by some great Hoagy Carmichael )(pic) Hear a sweet 1957 song by Patti Page, "I'll Remember Today." Nat King Cole and the trio sing that Bobby Troup song about "the mother road." Enjoy some great big band with Harry James and Helen Forest. The final segment will feature a western theme with Al Caiola, Loren Green, and Dinah Shore. LIsten to the Four Lads, Bruce Channel, The Ames Brothers and more. http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/ and have a great week !

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