Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.15.15

On the Neon Beat this week Jukebox 1: The Four Lads launch this week’s musical faire with the Four Lads and the Ray Conniff singers, “Put a Light In the Window.” (And a mint under the pillow) Louis Prima follows next with a little jazz 101, “The Music Goes Round and Round.” Barbra Streisand sings a song heard in the Disney film, Pinocchio. Frank Sinatra sings a song about that “Toddlin’ Town” followed by Dusty Springfield performing a sultry number from “Casino Royale.” We’ll spin some great male groups, The Association, The Vogues, and The Righteous Brothers. We’ll team up Jo Stafford and Gordon McCrae for a little “fun with the alphabet” number called, “A” You’re Adorable.” Enjoy some great instrumental gold with Herb Alpert and the TJB, Michel Legrand and The Al Casey Combo. Listen to Nat King Cole, Elvis, Dionne Warwick, and more. Go to:

On the Neon Beat Jukebox 2: Dean Martin gets this hour of golden hits started with “Mambo Italiano” followed up by a number one Doris Day hit from the film “The Man Who Knew Too Much.” Listen to Engelbert Humperdinck with his 1967 hit song, “the Last Waltz.” Get set to do some Tango’in with Pearl Bailey. Frank Sinatra performs a rendition of a great Harold Arlen song. We’ll team up Rosemary Clooney with her sister Betty for a song they did together in the film White Christmas. Bing and his son Gary get together for a fun version of “Sam’s Song.” Hear some great big band with Glenn Miller and Harry James. Actress Judy Garland performs an Al Jolson standard from the film “A Star Is Born.” Listen to the velvet fog, Mel Torme, with “Get Outta Town.” We’ll play records by Barbra Streisand, Buddy Clark, The Andrews Sisters and more. See the lists leave comments at:

On the Neon Beat Jukebox 3: We open this set with a cut from one of Kay Starr’s best albums as she performs ‘Swinging down the Lane.” Next, Harry Connick Jr. sings a musical version of The Chew with a “Recipe for Making Love.” The Ames Brothers perform a song, the melody of which is derived from an old German folk song, “You You You” accompanied by Hugo Winterhalter and his RCA Orchestra. We go to Vegas for a live performance of Nat King Cole singing, “You Leave Me Breathless.” Hear Kansas City’s Marilyn Maye with a rousing performance of the Broadway song, “Sherry.” Big Chicago boy with the low husky voice and a spokesman for Budweiser, Lou Rawls, sings his hit song, “You’ll Never Find another Love like Mine.” Listen to Perry Como with his one of his number one hits for 1957, “Round and Round.” Listen to The Mills Brothers, Dinah Shore, The Hi Lo’s, Al Hirt and more. Go to:

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