Monday, March 30, 2015

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 3.30.15

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Frank Sinatra launches this week’s collection of classic hits as we go “Swinging’ Down the Lane.” Barbra Streisand takes the mic next with a song from her highly acclaimed Broadway Album. Listen to Louis Armstrong with a song shore’ to make you smile. We’ll couple up Tony Bennett with Diana Krall for “The Best Is Yet to Come.” Listen to Jack Jones with one of his Grammy Award hits, “Lollipops and Roses.” Remember those “Lazy Hazy Crazy Days Of Summer” with Nat King Cole and the Ralph Carmichael Chorus. We’ll spin Dusty Springfield’s great hit, “Son Of A Preacher Man.” Enjoy a mid 50’s song covered by Les Baxter but also done here by Mindy Carson, “Wake The Town And Tell The People.” (by request) Hear Sammy Davis Jr, Sergio Mendez, The Carpenters and lots more. All at:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Lettermen open this great set with an old Paul Anka song, “Put Your Head On My Shoulder.” Then I’ll break out the T-shirt and Brylcreem and comb up for a smash hit by The Diamonds, “Little Darlin.” Bobby Darin sings one of his many charting songs called, “Things.” Dean Martin performs one of his standards called, “You’re Nobody Til Somebody Loves You.” Doris Day and Buddy Clark team up for a late 40’s record, “Love Somebody.” Listen to Barbra Streisand with her rendition of an old “Cotton Club” standard, “Taking a Chance On Love.” Perry Como sings one of his sock hop songs of the 1950’s entitled, “Jukebox Baby” followed up by The McGuire Sisters. We’ll “Let Ourselves Go” on the dance floor with Ella Fitzgerald. Hear Frank Sinatra, Peter Paul and Mary, Sam Cooke, and much more. Leave comments see the playlists at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Tom Jones steams on stage as we open up Jukebox 3 with his mega-hit, “She’s A Lady.” Engelbert Humperdinck follows up with his 1978 comeback hit, “After The Lovin.’” Frank Sinatra teams up
with Nelson Riddle as they brew up a little, “Witchcraft.” Listen to Doris Day sing one of her hall of fame hits, “Secret Love.” Dionne Warwick performs one of many songs penned by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, “I Say A Little Prayer.” Bobby Goldsboro remembers the 1960’s with his song, “The Straight Life.” Enjoy a little folk music with Jimmie Rodgers, “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine.” Hear Gogi Grant, Ferranti and Teicher, Rosemary Clooney with a song from the film “The Harvey Girls” and lots more. All at:

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