Monday, December 5, 2016

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 12.5.16

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Tommy Edwards opens this hour with his 1958 hit single, “It’s all in the Game.” Frank Sinatra follows up with a good ol’ Harold Arlen song, “Let’s Fall in Love.” Ella Fitzgerald performs an Irving Berlin favorite heard in the 1936 Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers film “Swingtime.” Listen to some great big band with Harry James and his trumpet playing his signature hit, “You Made Me Love You.” We’ll team up Bing Crosby with his son Gary for “Sam’s Song” followed up with a cartoon favorite picked up by Bugs Bunny, sung here by The Ink Spots. Perry Como and Betty Hutton get together for a 1954 favorite from the play, “Guys and Dolls.” Enjoy a Doris Day favorite from thee film, ‘the Man Who Knew Too Much” followed up by “Red Roses for a Blue Lady” by Vic Dana and a Johnny Mercer standard backed by The Pied Pipers. Roger Whittaker sings his 1975 overnight hit called “The Last Farewell.” Barbra Streisand sings a fun song heard in the Disney film “Pinocchio.” Listen to hit songs Al Hirt, Nancy Sinatra’s “Boots. Listen at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Dean Martin starts this final set with a jazzy standard, “You’re Nobody Til Somebody Loves You.” Then enjoy some classic Burt Bacharach/Hal David hit music sung by Dionne Warwick. Fred Astaire sings and taps his way thru one of his hit songs from “Top Hat.” We’ll spin a fun old Irish diddy with Dennis Day doing, “Clancy Lowered the Boom.” Enjoy a doo wop favorite by The Casinos, “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye.” We’ll spin a set with Peggy Lee singing her 1947 hit song, “Manana Is Good Enough For Me” followed up with Paul Anka’s “Put Your Head on my Shoulder” and Johnny Mathis singing “Wonderful, Wonderful.” Hear some big band as Benny Goodman and his Orchestra perform “The Jersey Bounce.” Hear Petula Clark’s “The Other Man’s Grass is Always Greener.” We’ll track a hit song by “The Pozo Seco Singers (featuring Don Williams). We’ll play records by Perry Come, Tony Martin, and go to the back of the rack for an old favorite by Mildred Bailey.  See the playlists leave comments at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: Big Chicago boy named Lou Rawls opens this set with his Capitol records hit, “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine.” Next we’ll do a little slow dancing with a great Glenn Miller standard sung by the Ames Brothers. We’ll team up Bing Crosby with The Williams Brothers for “Swing on a Star.” Hear some fun film-TV standards with Pat Boone singing “April Love”, Nelson Riddle with the “Theme from Route 66,” Sammy Davis Jr with the theme from the ABC TV series “Barretta”, a musical romp with Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra from “High Society,” and a song by actress Judy Garland from “Meet Me In St Louis.” Listen to Ella Fitzgerald sing some great Cole Porter music, “Begin the Beguine.” Enjoy some great big band with the Glenn Miller Orchestra with “I Got a Gal in Kalamazoo!” We’ll track a hit song for Barbra Streisand called “He Touched Me” followed up with a “Recipe for Making Love” with Harry Connick Jr and then we’ll get our sunny side up with the Hi Lo’s and the orchestra of Frank Comstock. Songs by Dean Martin, Connie Francis and more. Listen at:

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