Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 4.7.15

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Oklahoman, Kay Starr kicks off this wonderful round of memories with a rousing version of “Night Train.” Frank Sinatra is next with Nelson Riddle’s Orchestra as they brew up some “Witchcraft.” Listen to some great big band with Harry James’ Orchestra with vocalist Helen Forest singing, “I’ve Heard That Song Before.” We’ll do a “spiritual” set with Tony Bennett followed by a Louis Armstrong standard. We’ll find a little redemption “In the Chapel in the Moonlight” with Dean Martin. Enjoy period instrumentals by Leroy Anderson, Nelson Riddle, and a jazzy piece by Nat King Cole. “What You Gonna Do?” Listen to Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormet, Jack Jones, Jo Stafford and more. All at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Perry Como begins this set with a mid 50’s sock hop hit, “Tina Marie.” Then we raise the room temperature with Peggy Lee’s 1958 chart buster, “Fever.” Alll Aboard for the “Chattanooga Choo Choo” with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Vic Damone sings a snappy song from “Pal Joey.” Tony Bennett sings a song about that “Toddlin’ Town” with Count Basie and his Orchestra. Listen to Al Martino as he performs a song from Romeo and Juliet. We’ll track the first hit to cross the pond from England for a singer who was known as the UK’s Johnny Mathis. Hear “White on White” by Danny Williams. Dionne Warwick takes a “Message to Michael.” Hear some songs by two of the great male groups, The Lettermen, and The Four Aces. Much more! Leave comments, see the playlists at: http://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Rosemary Clooney launches this hour with Perez Prado and his Orchestra as we inject a little tabasco with the song “Sway.” Then listen to The Four Lads as they sing a song from the play, “Gypsy.” We’ll spin a little folk music called “Cycles” by Frank Sinatra. Listen to some James Bond film music with Shirley Bassey, and Tom Jones. Hear a great 1956 memory called “Rock Your Baby With a Dixie Melody” sung my Actor/Comedian Jerry Lewis. We’ll team up Sammy Davis Jr. with Count Basie for a song to make you sweat. Great instrumentals with Harry James, Herb Alpert, Horst Jankowski, Henry Mancini and Leroy Anderson. We’ll track hits by Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gormet, Johnny Tillotson and Debbie Reynolds.. All these and more at:  http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

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