Monday, June 29, 2015

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.22.15

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: We launch this week of great memories with a little honey in the horn as Al Hirt plays a great Floyd Cramer song, “Fancy Pants.” Next we’ll listen to Tony Bennett, “Just in Time.” We’ll listen to a little tye-dye rendition of a Bob Crewe hit sung by Andy Williams, “Music to Watch Girls By.” Hear Kansas City’s Marilyn Maye sing “If My Friends could see me Now.” Tom Jones sings a tender version of a country hit called, “the Green Green Grass of Home.” Nancy Sinatra struts her stuff with the 60’s Lee Hazelwood hit, “These Boots are Made for Walkin.” Listen to the McGuire Sisters with one their many 1950’s charting hits on the “Coral” label, “Sincerely.” Enjoy some great big band with Benny Goodman’s “Jersey Bounce.” We’ll spin some classic Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters singin’ “Pistol Packin’ Mama.” Listen to Al Martino, Perry Como, Barbra Streisand’s 1964 hit from the film “Funny Girl” and much more. Go to:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Sammy Davis Jr kicks off this box with his 1963 charting hit, “The Shelter of Your Arms.” Andy Williams follows up with “That Old Bilbao Song.” Barbra Streisand is next with her rendition of a song originally called, “She Touched Me.” (change of gender for Bab’s version) Hear film songs sung by Frank Sinatra (The Tender Trap), Vic Damone, (Gigi), Ray Conniff with a song from Dr Zhivago, and a Broadway favorite sung by Perry Como and Betty Hutton. Enjoy a Johnny Mercer song sung by Johnny himself with Jo Stafford and the Pied Pipers, “Candy.” Nat King Cole sings a 1953 favorite that Nat had to wrestle from band leader Bob Marterie to record, “Pretend.” We’ll spin an iconic record that became associated with the state of Tennessee sung by Patti Page. Enjoy a little Steve Allen ramp poking a little fun at big band era conductor, Ben Bernie. Listen to tracks by Bobby Darin, Connie Francis, Burl Ives and more. See the lists, leave comments at:

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Dean Martin and the singers launch this juke with “Somewhere There’s a Someone.” We’ll do a little singin’ and soft-shoe’in with Eydie Gorme with her hit song, “You Need Hands.” (By request) Snap your fingers to a bluesy number by Perry Como called, “Dream on Little Dreamer.” We’ll throw in a song by “The Silver Fox.” His 1974 hit, “the Most Beautiful Girl in the World.” Listen to one of the King’s many hit recordings, “Suspicious Minds” by Elvis Presley. Listen to a lovely recording from a period film called “Anna” sung by Nat King Cole. Tony Bennett croons a tender version of a good old Beatles song, “Something in the way She Moves.” Introducing Jerry Constanzo with a stunning version of an old Frank Sinatra cover, “Can I Steal A Little Love.” Hear actress Judy Garland from “Meet Me in St. Louis.” Great recordings by Pat Boone, Carpenters, Kay Starr and more. Go to:

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