Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Neon Beat on Radio George - 8.7.17

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 1: Si Zentner opens this week’s lineup with a rousing version of a jazz standard in double time, “Up a Lazy River.” The English gentleman, Matt Monro takes the stage next with his 1961 hit song, “My Kind of Girl,” followed with Judy Collins sweet version of “Turn, Turn, Turn.” Then we’ll “Try a Little Kindness” with the Arkansas sensation, Glen Campbell. Hear more great big band selections with Perez Prado and his orchestra, and Les Brown with his band of renown. Then we’ll slip in snappy 1958 hit record for Doris Day. Listen to Nat King Cole’s smooth rendition of the song, “I Love You for Sentimental Reasons.” Enjoy hit songs by great period groups like, The Platters and Harper’s Bazaar.” We’ll track a rat pack set with Dean Martin’s “Everybody Loves Somebody” and pal-lie Frank Sinatra with a torch standard, “The Wee Small Hours.” Robert Goulet performs a lovely song remembering “The Green Years of Our Love.” Then enjoy a little Irish folk with Roger Whittaker singing, “Star of the County Down.” More songs with Ella Fitzgerald, Rosemary Clooney, and Herb Alpert. Listen now at:

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 2: Tom Jones launches this hour with some film music from “What’s New Pussycat?” Followed up with another film/Broadway selection from “Promises, Promises” by Dionne Warwick. You’ll hear hit songs by period male groups like The Lettermen with “Hurts So Bad,” The Ames Brothers with “Destination Moon,” and The Fortunes. Listen to period instrumentals with New Orleans trumpeter, Al Hirt, some TV music with Ray Anthony’s Orchestra, and a lovely rendition of the song “Till” by pianist Roger Williams. Frank Sinatra does a little “Swinging Down the Lane” with Nelson Riddle’s Orchestra, followed up with Helen Forrest singing with the Harry James Orchestra for “I’m Beginning to See the Light.” Hear more period film music with Vic Damone from the “Sound Of Music,” Patti Page from “The Pajama Game,” and Andy Williams singing one from, “State Fair.” Enjoy Nat King Cole with the song, “LOVE,” “The Best is Yet to Come” with Tony Bennett and more.

On The Neon Beat this week, Jukebox 3: We open with a cut with Count Basie and his Orchestra with Joe Williams “Smack Dab in the Middle” of the Vegas strip. Then we go to the DOT records label for the song, “Marianne” sung by The Hilltoppers. Listen to Eydie Gorme with a Ben Oakland/ Oscar Hammerstein song, “I’ll Take Romance,” followed up with a number one hit song for Jim Croce, “Time in a Bottle.” Hear Nat King Cole with the Ralph Carmichael Chorus with “That Sunday That Summer.” Bobby Goldsboro succumbs to a little wanderlust with the song, “The Straight Life,” followed with Sergio Mendez and Brazil 66 singing a Paul McCartney standard. We’ll “Put a Little Love in our Hearts” with Jackie Deshannon. We’ll track instrumentals with jazz pianist, Andre Previn, session groupThe Islanders, and Leroy Anderson and his orchestra. Dean Martin sings, “In the Misty Moonlight,” followed up again with Frank Sinatra “Stealin’ a Little Love.” Hear the Four Lads, The Ames Brothers, and Oklahoman Kay Starr. More with Louis Armstrong, and actor Richard Burton from “Camelot.” Hear em’ today at:

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