Monday, December 28, 2015

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.21.15

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Dionne Warwick opens with a Broadway favorite called, “Promises Promises.” Ray Charles takes it next with a gospel-esk hit, “Hallelujah, I Love Her So.”
We'll track a refreshing hit from 1975 for Roger Whittaker, “The Last Farewell.” You'll hear a 1950's segment featuring hits by The Everly Brothers, Shelly Fabares, and The Platters. Peggy Lee sings a fun salsa hit arranged by her husband Dave Barbour, “Manana, Is Good Enough For Me.” Sarah Vaughan performs a lovely rendition of the song “Eternally,” We'll spin some period instrumentals both heard in films: Kai Winding;s “More” and John Barry's theme from “Born Free.” Bring your umbrella for two rainy songs sung by Eydie Gorme, and The Cascades. Enjoy a couple of sounds of the season with songs Robert Goulet and Bing Crosby. Frank Sinatra sings, “I'll Be Seeing You.” Songs by Tony Bennett, Patti Page and more. Listen at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The English gentleman, Matt Monro, launches this set with his 1961 hit, “My Kind Of Girl.” The Carpenters take the stage next for one of their many chart hits, “Only Yesterday.” Listen to Glen Campbell perform one of his most beloved sentimental songs, “The Dreams Of The Everyday Housewife” followed by a fun Hawaiian Holiday selection by Bette Midler. Do some rat packin' with Dean Martin's “That's Amore”, Frank Sinatra with “The Coffee Song” and Sammy Davis Jr singing “Let There Be Love.” Enjoy some old jukebox favorites with “Come Softly To Me” by the Fleetwoods, and “Poor Little Fool” by Rick Nelson. We'll throw in a couple of instrumental hits: The great big band swing standard, “In the Mood” with Glen Gray and his Casa Loma Orchestra, and Nelson Riddle's “Theme From Route 66.” Great songs by Etta James, Tom Jones and more. See the play lists and leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We team up Frank Sinatra with Keely Smith for a fun song called, “How Ya Fixed For Love.” Then listen to The Marvelous Mar
ilyn Maye for her rousing signature standard, “Step To The Rear.” Enjoy some great big band with Benny Goodman performing “The Jersey Bounce.” We'll spin a great soul track by Brook Benton singing, “Rainy Night in Georgia” followed up with a song by Oklahoman Kay Starr. Enjoy some film music with Doris Day singing, “Secret Love” followed by the theme from “The Flower Drum Song” performed by Tony Bennett, and the theme from the film “Where The Boys Are” sung by Connie Francis. We'll do a little “Mambo Italiano” style with Mr. Dean Martin. Nancy Wilson sings her 1964 Grammy award winning song for that year, “You Don't Know How Glad I Am.” Hear The Ames Brothers, Nat King Cole, Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen and more. Listen at:

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