Friday, June 17, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.13.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Patti Page launches this weeks great selections with a light hearted song of redemption from “the Pajama Game.” Then will throw in a couple sumptuous chillers with Engelbert Humperdinck with “Winter World of Love” followed up with The Lettermen singing, “Our Winter Love.” We'll fulfill a KC request for Julie London's take on the song “The Good Life.” Dean Martin prays for a bumper grape crop this year singing “Little Ol' Wine Drinker Me.” Listen to the crooning of Nat King Cole singing one of his many charting hits, “Too Young.” Then tap your toes to Kay Starr singing “Mississippi” followed up with a hit instrumental by The Village Stompers. Hear some great Broadway and film music song by Vic Damone from West Side Story, and Dinah Shore with a song from a Bob Hope film called “the Paleface.” Sarah Vaughan sings the lovely song, “Tenderly.” Then we'll kick up the tempo with Michael Buble's “Foggy Day in London” and Vikki Carr with a song from “Little Me.” You'll hear songs by Johnny Mathis, Ray Conniff and more.
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tom Jones steams on stage for his mega hit “She's a Lady.” Then we'll pull a Peggy Lee hit from the back of the rack called “A Doodling Song.” Sing along with Mitch Miller and the Gang doing “the Yellow Rose of Texas” followed up with The Everly Brothers singing their 1958 hit song, “All I Have to do is Dream.”' Hear the great Mario Lanza with a song from The Great Caruso. Margaret Whiting is next with a fun song from “South Pacific.” We'll spin an old 70's hit for Karen and Richard Carpenter singing the song, “On Top of the World.” Robert Goulet performs the tender song, “This Is All I Ask.” Hear the Association sing a song that goes down as one of their biggest charting hits, “Windy.” Then we'll track Kay Starr singing a toe tappin' version of the song, 'Back Home in Indiana.” Next, hear Les Brown with his band of Renown with “I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” followed with Frank Sinatra and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra doing “Makin' Whoopie.” Songs by Dean Martin, Connie Francis, Ella Fitzgerald and more.
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Henry Mancini and his Orchestra open this hour with some great film music from “Darling Lili.” Dean Martin takes the stage next for his signature standard, “That's Amore.” We'll pull a deep play list hit for Joni James from the early 1950's called, “I Still Get a Thrill.” Listen to Mel Carter with “Band of Gold,” Nancy Wilson with a period hit, “Call Me,” and the Lettermen with their hit version of “When I Fall In Love.” Listen to a classy smooth version of a great Beatles song performed by Tony Bennett, “Something.” We'll go the Pan Am TV soundtrack for a great Ella Fitzgerald version of “Blue Skies.” Hear period instrumentals by Walter Wanderley with his 1966 hit song, “Summer Samba,” “Autumn Leaves” by the Jackie Gleason Orchestra and a Leroy Anderson song used as the theme for the TV series “What's My Line?” Nat King Cole does a smooth rendition of “Our Love is Here to Stay” followed by The Four Lads with The Ray Conniff singers doing, “Put a Light in the Window.” Hear some jazzy Sammy Davis Jr, Lawrence Welk with The McGuire Sisters, Johnny Mathis and more.
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