Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 11.28.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Peggy Lee storms on stage with her rendition of “Come Back to Me.” Then listen to Vic Damone croon a great song from West Side Story. Hear Patsy Cline with her hit song written by Willie Nelson. We’ll do a Rat Pack set with Dean Martin’s “Kick in the Heard” from Ocean’s 11, Sammy Davis Jr with a Broadway hit, and Frank Sinatra with a beautiful Jimmy Van Heusen- Sammy Cahn song that won the Academy Award for best original song in 1957. Barbra Streisand sings the title cut from her 1973 album, “Stoney End.” (Ask her today and she’ll tell ya she still doesn’t know what the song was supposed to be about.) Enjoy a fun road classic by the Playmates about the Little Nash Rambler. You’ll hear Al Martino’s tender version of “Spanish Eyes.” We’ll spin Robert Goulet’s signature hit from the period Broadway sensation “Camelot.” Dance along with a “polka” set with Perry Como, and Lawrence Welk. Hear songs by Elvis, Dinah Washington, Louis Armstrong and more. Listen now at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

On the Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Trini Lopez launches this set with a salsa version of a great folk hit, “Lemon Tree.” Then Rosemary Clooney steps in for an uptempo rendition of “April in Paris.” Enjoy a 1963 summer hit standard for Nat King Cole and The Ralph Carmichael Chorus. We’ll track a 1971 hit song for the New Seekers, “Look What They Done to my Song.” (Ma) Listen to instrumentals by the Moe Kauffman Septet, Walter Wanderley, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and the lovely 1963 hit for Bill Pursell, “Our Winter Love.” We’ll team up Sammy Davis Jr with the Count Basie Orchestra for a steamy version of “She’s A Woman.” Hear one of the early hits for Tony Bennett on the Columbia label, “Because of You” followed up with Barry Manilow’s “Can’t Smile Without You.” We’ll spin a 1965 hit for a Pennsylvania group signed to a record label right outta high school. The Vogues sing “You’re the One.” This’ll be followed up with a beautiful vehttp://theneonbeat.blogspot.com/
rsion of “Ebb Tide” by Matt Monro, and then a swingin’ version of “Blue Moon” by Frank Sinatra. Hear hits by Rick Nelson, Marty obbins (A White Sport Coat) and Mama Cass. See the lists, link to Neon Jazz, and leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Ella Fitzgerald launches this week’s set with a sassy little number from “Kiss Me Kate.” Then we’ll enjoy a little “Friendly Persuasion” with Pat Boone. We'll track a song from an album called “Folk Songs of Our Time” as we spin Roger Whittaker singing, “Star of the County Down.” Enjoy some James Bond film music sung by Matt Monro from the movie, “From Russia with Love.” Perry Como sings a 1950’s hit song performed with The Ramblers, “Don’t Let the Stars Get in your Eyes,” followed up a favorite by Terry Gilkyson and the EZ Riders and a sultry number sung by Marilyn Monroe. Listen to some great period instrumentals: Percy Faith’s “A Summer Place” and Henry Mancini’s “The Baby Elephant Walk.” Nat King Cole sings a lush version of an old Ray Noble hit, “The Very Thought of You.” Listen to Tony Bennett with the Mitch Miller Gang sing a song from “Bye Bye Birdie.” Hear songs with Engelbert Humperdinck, Sarah Vaughan, and more. Listen now at: http://www.radiogeorge.com/neonbeat/

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