Monday, April 27, 2015

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 4.27.15

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Jazz diva Anita O’Day graces the stage with a toe tappiin’ version of “Let’s Face the Music and Dance.” Dean Martin is next with The Four Lads as they sing, “Standing on the Corner.” Ella Fitzgerald sings some great Cole Porter, “I Get a Kick Out of You.” We’ll do a little Rat Packin’ with Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. Hear Les Brown and his Band of Renown with their signature song, “Leap Frog.” Vic Damone croons a lovely song heard in the film “the Music Man.” Enjoy some primo Burt Bacharach/Hal David as Dionne Warwick sings, “Walk on By.” Listen to some smooth Nat King Cole trio as they perform the song, “Sweet Lorraine.” We’ll spin the lovely instrumental from a soap opera that became associated with a Romanian Olympic gymnast. Barry DeVorzon plays, “Nadia’s Theme.” Hear Ray Conniff, Tony Bennett, Debbie Reynolds, and much more. Go to:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Rosemary Clooney blasts into this hour with a great spring song, “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.” (mostly dandelions) We’ll track some Clint Eastwood film music remembering the movie “Kelly’s Hero’s” with The Mike Curb Congregation. We’ll bring back a great memory as Diana Ross sings, “Touch Me in the Morning.” We’ll play the one hit wonder couple from Baltimore. Art and Dotty Todd with “Chanson’ D’ Amour.” Hear some great instrumental hits by Bert Kaempfert and Glen Gray’s Casa Loma Orchestra. Dean Martin teams up in the studio with the EZ Riders for his 1956 hit, “Memories are Made of This.” As we say, “The Best is Yet to Come” with Tony Bennett, Hear Eydie Gormet, Sergio Mendez, Billy Williams and more. See the playlists leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Sarah Vaughan launches this set as we listen to “How High the Moon.” Engelbert Humperdinck takes the stage next with his late 1970’s comeback hit, “After The Loving.” Enjoy theme music from a Marilyn Monroe film sung by the Four Lads. Laugh with Phil Harris as he cites the list of available gals at “44 Sycamore.” Frank Sinatra grabs the mic for “Can I Steal A Little Love?” Oklahoman Kay Starr sings a great jazz standard “Up a Lazy River.” Listen to Kansas City’s Marilyn Maye as we “come hear the music play” singing the song, “Cabaret.” Mel Torme sings a great song from “Gypsy,” “All I Need is the Girl.” We’ll play Connie Francis singing a dreamy version of “Quando, Quando” taken from the “Pan Am” soundtrack. Listen to Perry Como, the Hilltoppers, Nat King Cole’s “Looking Back” and much more. Go to:

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