Monday, June 6, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 6.6.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Benny Goodman opens this hour with some great big band as we listen to “Lets Dance.” Then we listen to a great American standard sung by Frank Sinatra, “Only a Paper Moon.” We'll play the McGuire Sisters with their heartfelt wish, 'May You Always” followed up with Bobby Darin's “Beyond the Sea.” We'll line up some heavenly songs with The Vogues performing “My Special Angel” and Shelly Fabares with her 1962 hit “Johnny Angel.” We'll spin what was the first major charting hit for Judy Collins. Enjoy some slick classic guitar with Les Paul picking out a number called “Nola” followed up with
a sassy number by Peggy Lee and a Broadway selection by Vic Damone from Pal Joey. Listen to Capitol record's Al Delory at the piano for his hit rendition of the “Theme from MASH.” We'll make a “Pretty World” listening to Sergio Mendez and Brazil followed up with a million seller hit for Engelbert Humperdinck. Hear Andy Williams with a finger snapper record called “Butterfly” and then listen to Brenda Lee with “Johnny One Time.” Hear songs by Perry Como, Herman's Hermits and Eddie Heywood.
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On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: The Marvelous Marilyn Maye opens this hour with her signature hit, “Step to the Rear.” Dean Martin is next with his rousing version of “Volare.” (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu.) We'll spin some great period male groups like The Hilltoppers, “From the Vine Came the Grape,” The Four Preps with “Down By the Station,” and The Ames Brothers with a great Tommy Dorsey number. Perry Como performs a snappy version of a song from “The King and I” followed up by Kitty Kallen's hit version of “In the Chapel.” Chicago's own Lou Rawls sings what was a great comeback hit for the man in 1976, “You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine.” Sarah Vaughan takes on a classy version of a great Gershwin song heard in a film sung by Fred Astaire to Ginger Rogers, “They Can't Take That Away From Me.” Instrumental selections by Reg Owen and his Orchestra, and current jazz artist David Benoit with an outstanding version of “Linus and Lucy.” Rick Nelson sings one of his my period hits, “Young World” and we'll team up Lee Hazelwood and Nancy Sinatra for “Some Velvet Morning.” Songs with Patti Page, Vikki Carr, and Doris Day.
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On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Les Brown and his Band of Renown perform with singer Doris Day with “S' Wonderful” as we launch this hour. Hear some film music with the Four Aces singing the theme from “Three Coins in the Fountain.” Enjoy some classic Cole Porter sung by Frank Sinatra doing, “I Get a Kick Out Of You” then we'll spin some Ella Fitzgerald singing “I'll Take Manhattan.” Billie Holiday sings “Pennies From Heaven.” Then enjoy a fine run of singles with Bobby Darin singing “A Nightingale in Berkeley Square,” Nat King Cole and the Trio doing, “Straighten Up and Fly Right,” and “Goodnight Sweetheart” performed by The McGuire Sisters. We'll team up Tony Bennett with Canadian jazz diva Diana Krall for “The Best is Yet to Come.” Dean Martin croons the song, “Innamorata” followed up with some fun Bert Bacharach/Hal David music sung by Dionne Warwick. Lena Horne does the standard, “Stormy Weather.” Then hear Louis Armstrong with his charming version of “Dream a Little Dream of Me.” You'll hear Glen Campbell, Patti Page, and a back o' the rack number by Elvis. Listen today at:

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