Monday, June 1, 2015

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.1.15

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Dean Martin opens this collection with a hit from “Oceans 11”, “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head.” Peggy Lee storms on stage next with a rousing version of “Come Back to Me.” Hear Robert Goulet with his signature song from “Camelot.” We’ll spin a period WW2 favorite by the Nat King Cole Trio, “Straighten Up and Fly Right.” Enjoy some great big band with Harry James performing, “Sleepy Lagoon.” Listen to the Mills Brothers with a song from the Frank Loesser play, “A Most Happy Fella.” We’ll play a snappy version of “You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me” sung by Frank Sinatra. Hear Rick Nelson’s “Traveling Man”, Gale Storm’s, “I Hear You Knocking.” Glen Campbell sings “Gentle on My Mind.” Listen to Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, Kay Starr and more. Go to:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: We open with Rosemary Clooney singing what one reviewer called, “the perfect theatre song,” “April in Paris.” Enjoy a pop band that was frequently seen on “Gidget,” The Four Preps sing “26 Miles.” The Polish Prince performs one of his many 1960’s charting hits, “There, I’ve said It Again.” Listen to Patsy Cline sing a song written by Willie Nelson during hungrier years, “Crazy.” Enjoy a fun little ditty by Georgia Gibbs that speaks to a popular toy from the era, “The Hula Hoop Song.” Hear great instrumentals by Herb Alpert, Ferranti and Teicher, Henry Mancini, and Glenn Miller. Tony Bennett croons his signature hit about that city by the bay. You’ll hear hit songs by Guy Mitchell, Sammy Davis Jr, Connie Francis and more. Visit our blog spot at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We’ll kick off this hour with some more Dean Martin as he sings, “the Door Is Still Open to My Heart.” Then listen to Pat Boone as he sings one of his charting hits for the year 1957, “Love Letters in the Sand.” Nat King Cole sings a lush arrangement of a song featuring the orchestra of Les Baxter, “To the Ends of the Earth.” Listen to Matt Monro as he performs a theme from a James Bond film called, “From Russia with Love.” Hear Kansas City’s Marilyn Maye as we play, “You’re Going to Hear from Me.” Enjoy some great Martin Delugg polka as we bring on Perry Como with the Fontane Sisters singing “Hoop Dee Doo.” You’ll hear instrumentals by Raymond Lefevre, Bob Crewe, and one from the T-Bones heard in an old commercial for Alka Seltzer. Hear Joni James, The Rascals, Sarah Vaughan and more. Go to:

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