WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast Dec. 5, 2021


WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended

together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Son Of Mr. Big Horn Doug James Blow Mr. Low 2001

Click The Album Cover To Hear Lou Rawls Sing Stormy Monday

(They Call It) Stormy Monday Lou Rawls & Les McCann Ltd
Stormy Monday 1962
Louis Allen Rawls in Chicago on December 1, 1933, Chicago

Call Before You Go Home Memphis Slim & His House Rockers
United Records 1953
It’s A Low Down Dirty Deal T-Bone Walker Black & White Records 1947
Ought To Be Loved Chickenbone Slim Serve It To Me Hot 2021
Good Old Blues Johnny Otis & His Orchestra Modern Records 1950
Just Give Me A Man Mabel Scott Hub Records 1946
Somebody Done Stole My Cherry Red Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson
King Records 1949
Postman Blues Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1946
Christmas Rain Ben Levin Still Here 2021
Honey Bun Rag Tommy Harkenrider Trio Honey Bun Rag 2017
Jumpin’ & Boppin’ With Joy Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne
Jumpin’ & Boppin’ 2016
What’d I Say Ray Charles True Genius (Live in Stockholm – 1972) 2021
Don’t Burn The Candle At Both Ends Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Decca Records 1948
The Falcon’s Nest James Harman
Mo’ Na’kins Please!-Strictly The Blues Vol.2 1985
Christmas Date Boogie Big Joe Turner Down Beat Records 1948
Cadillac Baby Roy Brown De Luxe Records 1950

Sixty-Minute Man Was The Top R&B Song Of 1951 – Click The Label To Listen

RETROSPECTIVE: NUMBER ONE R&B SONGS FOR 1951

Bad, Bad Whiskey Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1950
Teardrops from My Eyes Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1950
Black Night Charles Brown Aladdin Records 1951
Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats Chess Records 1951
Chica Boo Lloyd Glenn Swing Time Records 1951
Sixty Minute Man The Dominoes Federal Records 1951
Don’t You Know I Love You The Clovers Atlantic Records 1951
The Glory Of Love The Five Keys Aladdin Story 1 1951
‘T-99’ Blues Jimmy “T-99” Nelson RPM Records 1951
Fool, Fool, Fool The Clovers Atlantic Records 1951 195
I Got Loaded Peppermint Harris Aladdin Records 1951
I’m In The Mood John Lee Hooker Modern Records 1951
Because Of You Tab Smith Orchestra United Records 1951
Flamingo Earl Bostic & His Orchestra King Records 1951

1951 R&B RESOURCES
Billboard – Number 1 R&B 1951 @ wikipedia.org

Mon Beau Sapin Mike Goudreau Band & Dany Roy
Christmas Rendez-Vous 2021
The Christmas Song Lou Rawls Christmas Is The Time 1993
Boogie Woogie Santa Claus Brian Setzer Orchestra
Boogie Woogie Christmas 2002

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast Sunday Nov. 28, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

THE WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Soft Tiny Bradshaw King Records 1952
Everybody Eats When They Come to My House Cab Calloway
Columbia Records 1948
I Want A Tall Skinny Poppa Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters
Double Crossing Blues 2013
It’s A Great, Great Pleasure Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Decca Records 1950
The Honeydripper (Part 1) Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers Exclusive Records 1945
That’s The Meal Ben Levin Still Here 2021
Is You Is, Or Is You Ain’t (My Baby) B.B. King
Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan 1999
I Want to Rock & Roll Scatman Crothers Modern Records 1949
Flamingo Earl Bostic & His Orchestra King Records 1951
Losing Battle Bloodest Saxophone feat. Crystal Thomas Texas Queens 5 2019
Thirty Days Chuck Berry After School Session 1957
Ride & Roll Sonny Terry Groove Records 1955
A Train Eddie Tigner Route 66 2001
Handsome Harry The Hipster Harry ‘The Hipster’ Gibson
Boogie Woogie In Blue 1944
Nothin’ But The Blues Lynwood Slim Last Call 2006
How High The Moon Slim Gaillard Rides Again 1959

Clck The Record Label To Listen To “Everyday I Have The Blues”

DOWN BEAT / SWING TIME RECORDS, PART 2
Down Beat Records was founded in 1947 by Jack Lauderdale in Los Angeles, Califorina. In 1949, following objections from Down Beat Magaine, Lauderdale changed the name of the label to Swing Beat Records, and then to Swing Time Records in March of 1950. Swing Time Records went bankrupt in 1953 and issued its last singles in February of 1954.

Every Day I Have The Blues Lowell Fulson Swing Time Records 1949
Blue Shadows Lowell Fulson Swing Time Records 1949
Travling Time Lloyd Glenn Trio Swing Time Records 1950
How I Hate To See Christmas Come Around Jimmy Witherspoon
Swing Time Records 1951
Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand Ray Charles Trio Swing Time Records 1951
Houston Jump Floyd Dixon with Eddie WIlliam’s Trio Swing Time Records 1951
Leary Blues Percy Mayfield & His Orchestra Swing Time Records 1951
I’m A Night Owl, Part One Lowell Fulson Swingtime Records 1951
Citizen’ Bop Dexter Gordon & His Orchestra Swing Time Records 1952
Kiss-A-Me Baby Ray Charles Swing Time Records 1952

DOWN BEAT / SWINGTIME RECORDS RESOURCES
overview @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
Down Beat Records @ spontaneouslunacy.net

Boogie Real Low Sue Foley Pinky’s Blues 2021
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On Big Maybelle Okeh Records 1955
Yes Indeed! Roomful Of Blues Dressed Up To Get Messed Up 1984
Be Mine My Love B.B. & The Blues Shacks Breaking Point 2021
Come Back Baby Linda Hopkins Federal Records 1956
Shake It Baby T-Bone Walker Super Blues Live 2021 (reissue)

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021


WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended

together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Bullfrog Hop Big Bob Kornegay Dot Records 1956
That’s The Stuff You Gotta Watch Buddy & Ella Johnson Decca Records 1944
Smack Dab In The Middle Charles Calhoun MGM Records 1955
Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’ Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Decca Records 1946
South Shore Drive Paul “Hucklebuck” Williams Vee-Jay Records 1956
Hey Shakalo Chickenbone Slim Serve It To Me Hot 2021
I Wanna Hug Ya, Kiss Ya, Squeeze Ya Bull Moose Jackson King Records 1955

CLICK ETTA’S IMAGE TO HEAR FINE AND MELLOW

A BRIEF BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO ETTA JONES
Etta Jones, American jazz singer, born in Aiken, South Carolina
on November 25, 1928

I Sold My Heart To The Junkman Etta Jones RCA 1947
Fine and Mellow Etta Jones Sings Lady Day 2001

ETTA JONES RESOURCES
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com

Your Essential Worker Ben Levin Still Here 2021
Dragnet Blues Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers w/ Frank Ervin (Vocal & Piano)
Modern Records 1953
The Big Break Little Charlie & The Nightcats The Big Break! 1989
Rock The Boogie Woogie Champion Jack Dupree & The Big Town Playboys
Good Rockin’ Blues & Boogie: Live… 1986 & 1989 (2021)
What’s The Matter With Me
Albennie Jones & Don Byas Orchestra w/ Dizzy Gillespie
Savoy Records 1945
Who Said Shorty Wasn t Coming Back Lucky Millinder Top Cat Records 1955

CLICK THE IMAGE TO HEAR DODO’S BOUCE

DOWN BEAT / SWING TIME RECORDS – PART 1 OF 2
Founded by Jack Lauderdale in 1947, this Los Angeles-based independent
label was the early home for many jazz, R&B, and blues great. In 1949, Lawrence changed the name of the label to Swing Beat and then to Swing Time in March of 1950. The label went bankrupt in late 1953, but continued to release singles until February of 1954.

Dodo’s Bounce Lucky Thompson’s Quartet Down Beat Records 1947
Down Beat’s first release
Gospel Train Mary Knight Down Beat Records 1947
Down Beat’s second release
Don’t Make Me Late Felix Gross & His Sextet Down Beat Records 1948
Trouble Blues Lowell Fulson & His Trio Down Beat Records 1948
Fulson’s first release on Down Beat
You Turned Your Back on Me Jay McShann & His Orchestra
Down Beat Records 1948
Baby, Won’t You Marry Me Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson
Down Beat Records 1948
Skid Row Boogie Pete Johnson Down Beat Records 1948
I Love You, I Love You (I Will Never Let You Go) The Maxim Trio
Down Beat Records 1949
Confession Blues The Maxin Trio Down Beat Records 1949
Both sides of Ray Charles’s first record. “Confession Blues” spent 11 weeks
on the Billboard R&B Chart, peaking at number two.


DOWN BEAT RECORDS RESOURCES
overview @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
Down Beat Records @ spontaneouslunacy.net

I’ve Got A Woman (Live in Stockholm – 1972) Ray Charles True Genius 2021
Church Street Boogie Kirk Fletcher I’m Here & I’m Gone 2005
The Way That Young Lover’s Do Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco
You’re Driving Me Crazy 2018
I’m An Errand Boy For Rhythm King Cole Trio Capitol Records 1945

Click Diana’s Image To Hear Frim Fram Sauce


A BRIEF BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO DIANA KRALL
Born Diana Jean Krall in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
on November 15, 1964

Frim Fram Sauce Diana Krall Steppin Out 1993

DIANA KRALL RESOURCES
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

All Night Long Joe Houston Money Records 1954
Early in the Morning Catherine Russell Alone Together 2019
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore Piano Red In Concert 1956
The C-Jam Blues Duke Ellington & His Orchestra His Master’s Voice Records 1942
Good Rockin’ Tonight Wynonie Harris King Records 1948
Quicksand The Duke Robillard Band Low Down & Tore up 2011
Sleep Earl Bostic King Records 1951
Crying Won’t Help You Now B.B. “Blues Boy” King RPM Records 1956
Brand New Love Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra Bobbin Records 1962
Sanctified Gene Mighty Flea Conners Sanctified 1980
Feels So Bad Dave Specter Six String Soul: 30 Years On Delmark 2021
Money Honey John Hammond Ready For Love 2003
Strange Things Happening Etta James Modern Records 1956
Thunderbird Maxwell Davis & His Rock’n’Roll Orchestra RPM Records 1955
Candy Big Maybelle & the Kelly Owens Orchestra Savoy Records 1956

A CELEBRATION OF BLUE LU BARKER AND HER HUSBAND DANNY BARKER
Louisa “Blue Lu” Barker was born Louisa Dupont in New Orleans on November 13, 1913. Over the course of six decades the Barkers were both trailblazers and preservationists of the jazz and blues tradition.

A Little Bird Told Me Blue Lu Barker Capitol Records 1948
Barker’s version of the song by Harry Oliver Brooks reached the
Billboard R&B chart in December of 1948 and perched there
for fourteen weeks, peaking at number 4.
Georgia Grind Blue Lou Barker w/ Danny Barker’s Flying Cats
Decca Records 1939
Save The Bones For Henry Jones Ray Charles, Lou Rawls, & Milt Jackson
Just Between Us 1988
Written by Danny Barker an lyricist Michael Godseon, “Save the Bones”
was first recorded by Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio on August 20, 1947.

When Your Lover Has Gone Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra Velvet Mood 1955
Danny Barker played guitar on more than 90-percent of Billie Holiday’s records.
Some sources say Holiday would not record without Barker being on the date,
but that cannot be verified.
Buddy Bolden’s Blues
New Orleans’ Own Dukes of Dixieland & Jazz Master Danny Barker
Salute to Jelly Roll Morton 1999
Danny Barker played rhythm guitar behind Jelly Roll Morton and other jazz and blues greats including Cab Calloway, Baby Dodds, James P. Johnson, Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow, Red Allen, Dexter Gordon, and Charlie Parker.
Pearls Dirty Dozen Brass Band Jelly 1993 (Jelly Roll Morton)
After moving back to New Orleans in 1959, Danny Barker worked with the Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band which produced generations of talent including Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Leroy Jones, Kirk Joseph, Nicholas Payton, Shannon Powell, Lucien Barbarin, and Dr. Michael White. The organization eventually evolved into the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
You Got The Right Key But The Wrong Keyhole Danny Barker & Blue Lu Barker
Live At The New Orleans Jazz Festival 1989
Bring The Greenbacks When You Call Blue Lu Barker & Danny Barker
Live At The New Orleans Jazz Festival 1989
Don’t You Make Me High (Don’t You Feel My Leg)
Blue Lu Barker w/ Danny Barker’s Fly Cats Decca Records 1938
Written by Blue Lu and Danny Barker in 1938, “Don’t You Feel My Leg” has been recorded by scores of artists including Maria Muldaur, Van Morrison, and the
Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

BLUE LU & DANNY BARKER RESOURCES
Blue Lu Barker biography @ wikipedia.org
Danny Barker biography @ wikipedia.org
Blue Lu Barker discography @ discogs.com
Danny Barker discography @ discogs.com


Riffette Freddie Slack & His Orchestra w/ T-Bone Walker Capitol Records 1943
My Gal’s A Jockey Big Joe Turner National Records 1946
Don’t Save It Too Long (The Money Song) Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends
Capitol Records ‎1950
I Can’t Stop It Ben Levin Still Here 2021
Caldonia Jerry Granelli w/ Robben Ford & Bill Frisell Dance Hall 2017
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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast November 7, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2021

Flying Home Lionel Hampton Decca Record 1942
Route 66 King Cole Trio Capitol Records 1946
Rockin’ At The Philharmonic Chuck Berry One Dozen Berrys 1958
Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’ Ray Charles The Genius Of… 1959
Yes! I Know (What You’re Putting Down) Linda Hayes Hollywood Records 1953
One of Them Good Ones Buddy Johnson Decca Records 1945
You Ain’t Unlucky Veronica Lewis You Ain’t Unlucky 2021

LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y – WEEK 56 OF 56

You Can’t Get That No More Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1945
Jordan’s 10th entry on the Billboard R&B Chart, “You Can’t Get That No More”
certainly struck a chord with war-weary America. The song stayed in the
Top 10 for 13 weeks, peaking at number two.


Love And Friendship Ben Levin Still Here 2021
All Around The World Little Willie John King Records 1955
Boppin’ At The Hop Rhythmtown-Jive Retrogroove Artifact 1991
Let the Good Times Roll Steve Tyrell Shades of Ray: The Songs of Ray Charles 2021
Ooh-Pop-A-Dah Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Dizzy Gillespie Voodoo 1989
But I Was Cool Oscar Brown Jr. Sin & Soul …And Then Some 1961
V-Eight Baby Tommy Brown Savoy Records 1951

CASH BOX R&B TOP 10 – SOUTHSIDE OF CHICAGO
WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 8, 1947

10-Don’t You Think I Ought to Know Hadda Brooks Trio Modern Records
9-Big Legs Gene Phillips & His Rhythm Aces Modern Records 1947
8-Red Top Gene Ammons & His Sextet Savoy Records 1947
7-The Wildest Gal in Town Billy Eckstine MGM Records 1947
6-Don’t Take Your Love From Me Hadda Brooks Modern Records 1947
5-Early In The Morning Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1947
4-Bell Boy Boogie Todd Rhodes & His Orchestra Sensation Records 1947
3-Changable Woman Blues Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers Exclusive Records
2-Thrill Me Roy Milton & The Solid Senders Specialty Records 1947
1-Since I Fell For You Annie Laurie DeLuxe Records 1947

CASH BOX RESOURCES
Cash Box Archives @ radiohistory.com
Cash Box Archives @ archives.org

T-Bone Shuffle Amos Garrett Doug Sahm Gene Taylor Band Live in Japan 1991
Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just As Bad) T-Bone Walker
Black & White Records 1947
Dawn Patrol Haney’s Big House Herding Cats 2019
Texas Hop Pee Wee Crayton Modern Records 1948
Too Many Men Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1953

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WRFG Route 66 Sunday October 31, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Drivin’ & Jivin’ Tiny Grimes Quintet Gotham Records 1949
Let’s Have A Party Amos Milburn w/ Noble “Thin Man” Watts & Mickey Baker
Aladdin Records 1953
Party Party The William Clarke Band w/ Hollywood Fats
Tip of the Top 1987
Party At My House Sandra Hall One Drop Will Do You
They Don’t Want Me To Rock No More
Ella Johnson w/ Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra (unreleased)
No Money Rob Stone, Elena Kato, & Hiroshi Eguchi Trio In Tokyo 2021
In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down Charles Brown Aladdin Records 1949
Gate Walks To Board Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Alright Again 1981

LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y – Week 54 of 56

You Broke Your Promise Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1949
It wasn’t exactly a blockbuster hit, but “You Broke Your Promise” did make
the Billboard R&B Chart for two weeks, peaking at number three following
its release in April of 1949.
The song was written by Eddie Pola, Irving Taylor and George Wiles.

Wiles was a bandleader and songwriter sho is best remembered for composing
the theme song for Gilligan’s Island in the 1960s.

The Chill Is On Roomful Of Blues Let’s Have A Party 1979
Walkin’ Around Paul Williams & His Band featuring Wild Bill Moore
Savoy Records 1948
Fortune Tellin Man Dave Specter, Jesse Fortune
Six String Soul: 30 Years On Delmark 2021
My Heart’s Delight Dakota Staton w/Howard Biggs Orch. Capital Records 1954
Double – O Count Basie w/ Eddie Lockjaw Davis Atomic Basie 1958
Bean-A Re-Bop Coleman Hawkins All Stars Aladdin Records 1948
Be Baba Leba Helen Humes w/ Bill Doggett Octet Philo Records 1945
Boodie Green Tiny Bradshaw King Records 1950

IT’S HALLOWEEN

That Old Black Magic Louis Prima & Keely Smith Capitol Records 1958
I Put A Spell On You Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Okeh Records 1956
Walkin’, Talkin’ Haunted House Candye Kane Sister Vagabond 2011
Frenzy James Harman Band w/ Kid Ramos & Hollywood Fats
Thank You Baby 1983
Whistlin’ Past the Graveyard Tom Waits Blue Valentine 1978
She Made My Blood Run Cold Ike Turner Federal Records 1961
Send Me To The ‘Lectric Chair Dinah Washington Sings Bessie Smith 1958
Castin My Spell On You The Johnny Otis Show w/ Marci Lee Capitol Records 1959
It’s Your Voodoo Working Bloodest Saxophone feat. Jai Malano
Texas Queens 5 2019
Temptation Southside Johnny and Labamba’s Big Band
Grapefruit Moon: The Songs of Tom Waits 2008
Must Have Been the Devil Bill Stuve w/ Junior Watson Big Noise 1990
Haunted Sax The Night Caps Chess Records 1958
Two Little Men In A Flying Saucer Ella Fitzgerald w/ Sly Oliver & His Orchestra
Decca Records 1951
The Ghost of Smokey Joe Cab Calloway Okeh Records 1939
Halloween Spooks Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
The Hottest New Group in Jazz 1960
Puttin on the Ritz Gene Wilder & Peter Boyle Young Frankenstein Soundtrack 1974

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast Oct 24, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Okie Dokie Stomp Roomful Of Blues Let’s Have A Party 1979
Mr. Blues Is Coming To Town Wynonie Harris King Records 1950
Rain Down Rain Big Maybelle Okeh Records 1952
Night Crawlin’ Big John Greer Groove Records 1955
Around About Midnight The Robins Score Records 1949
Early In The Morning Roy Milton & His Orchestra Specialty Records 1953
I Can’t Wait To Get Off Work (And See My Baby On Montgomery Avenue)
Tom Waits Small Change 1976
Let’s Have A Natural Ball B.B. & The Blues Shacks Breaking Point 2021
Sittin’ Here Drinking Christine Kittrell Tennessee Records 1952

LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y Week 54 of 56
What’s The Use Of Getting Sober Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Decca Records 1942
Written by Busby Meyers, “What’s The Use Of Getting Sober” was
Jordan’s second entry on the Billboard R&B Chart and his first number
one hit. The song was on the chart for a total of 14 weeks during
the latter half of 1942.

Blue Ross
The Three Tenor Saxes (Jimmy Cavallo, Pat Carey, Johnny Pennino)
Steppin’ Out Of Blue Monday 2006
Ain’t Nobody’s Business Jewel Brown featuring Bloodest Saxophone
Roller Coaster Boogie 2015
She Likes To Boogie Real Low Jimmy Sutton & The Four Charms
Triskaidekaphobia 2005
Good Rockin’ Tonight Little Willie Littlefield w/ The Big Town Playboys
Good Rockin’ Blues & Boogie: Live W/ The Big Town Playboys 1986 & 1989 (2021)
Love Don’t Love Nobody Roy Brown DeLuxe Records 1950
What’s Your Name Chuck Willis Okah Records 1953
Boogie Woogie Country Girl Jimmy ‘T99’ Nelson Rockin’ & Shoutin’ The Blues 1999

A 72nd BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO JUNIOR WATSON
Born Michael Watson in Tulare, California on October 15, 1949, “Junior” Watson
was a founding member of the Mighty Flyers and spent 10 years as a member of
the reconstituted Canned Heat. With hundreds of studio sessions to his credit,
Watson has played with an amazing number of blues greats including
Lynwood Slim, Big Mama Thornton, Charlie Musselwhite, James Harmon,
Kid Ramos, Kim Wilson, Hollywood Fats, and Candye Kane.


Boppish Junior Watson Jumpin’ Wit Junior 2012
My Country Man Candye Kane w/ Junior Watson Guitar’d & Feathered 2007
The Hucklebuck Canned Heat w/ Junior Watson Reheated 1989
Whoopin’ and Hollerin’ Lynwood Slim & Junior Watson Back to Back 2010
Party Girl The James Harman Band w/Junior Watson Extra Napkins 1985
Just Got Lucky Bill Stuve w/ Junior Watson Big Noise 1990
The Bounce The Mighty Flyers w/ Rod Piazza & Junior Watson
Radioactive Material 1981

JUNIOR WATSON RESOURCES
profile @ southcoasttoday.com
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
official website

Blue Devil Jump Jay McShann The Last Of The Blue Devils 1977
You Ain’t Goin’ To Heaven No How Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers
Exclusive Records 1946
That’s All Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Sims-Wheeler Vintage Jazz Band
The Sensational Sister Rosetta Tharpe from Carnegie Hall to Antibes 1960
I’ve Got a Woman Ray Charles Atlantic Records 1954
Georgia on My Mind Steve Tyrell Shades of Ray: The Songs of Ray Charles 2021
Black And Blue Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller 1957
Church Street Boogie Kirk Fletcher I’m Here & I’m Gone 2005
W-O-M-A-N Etta James Modern Records 1955
Blue Monday Fats Domino Imperial Records 1956

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast October 17, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST & PODCAST FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Swingo The Chris Corcoran Trio Listen up! 2015
Woke Up This Morning (My Baby She Was Gone) B.B. King RPM Records 1953
I Thought About You Southside Johnny Detour Ahead the Music of Billie Holiday 2018
Oh How I Miss You Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers Specialty Records 1952
A Bird In The Hand (Red Cross) Tomcat Blake I’ve Been Wondering 1996
I Have News For You Roy Milton & his Solid Senders Specialty Records 1951
I’ll Drown In My Tears Lula Reed King Records 1951
Red Cross Tiny Grimes Quintet w/ Charlie Parker Savoy Records 1945

LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y – WEEK 53 OF 56
We Can’t Agree Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 Decca Records 1947
You could call “We Can’t Agree” one of Louis Jordan’s “lesser” hits. Written by
Jordan and Wilhelmina Gray, the song was Jordan’s 41st entry on the Billboard
R&B Chart – but just barely – it charted in 14th place for the week ending on
September 11, 1948.

Round About Midnight Little Willie Littlefield w/ The Big Town Playboys
Good Rockin’ Blues & Boogie: Live With The Big Town Playboys 1986 & 1989 (2021)
Close To Midnight Nick Curran & The Nitelifes Nitelife Boogie 2001
More Blues At Midnight Willis Jackson & His Orchestra Apollo Records 1950
Let the Good Times Roll Linda Hopkins The Living Legend Live! 2006
Rocket 88 Rocket 88 w/ Hal “Cornbread” Singer Rocket 88
Live-Rotation Club Hanpver W. Germany 1981
Yes Indeed! Ray Charles In Person 1959
Live at Alonzo Herndon Stadium, Atlanta, GA, 5/28/1959
Strollin’ With Bones T-Bone Walker Imperial Records 1950

TRIBUTE TO CHUCK BERRY TO MARK HIS 95TH BIRTHDAY
Born Charles Edward Anderson Berry in Saint Louis on October 18, 1926

No Money Down Chuck Berry & The Newport Blues Band
Live at the Newport Jazz Festival 1958
Oh Maria Joe Alexander & The Cubans (Chuck Berry – guitar) Ballard Records 1954
Route 66 Chuck Berry New Jukebox Hits 1961
Mad Lad Sir Charles & HIs All Stars Apollo Records 1947
(Covered by Chuck Berry in 1960)
House of Blue Lights Chuck Berry Chess records (Unreleased) 1958
Rocking At the Philharmonic Ari Borger & Igor Prado Lowdown Boogie 2013
(Written & recorded by CB in 1958)
Nadine (Is It You) George Benson
(First single by CB following his release from prison in 1963)
Walking to New Orleans: Remembering Chuck Berry and Fats Domino 2019
You can’t catch me Chuck Berry After School Session 1957

CHUCK BERRY RESOURCES
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
Chuck Berry (Official Website)
Chuck Berry – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Specters Walk Dave Specter Six String Soul: 30 Years On Delmark 2021
Caldonia Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Sings Louis Jordan 1973
Is You Is My Baby Veronica Lewis You Ain’t Unlucky 2021
Mr. Blues Is Coming To Town Wynonie Harris King Records 1950
I Can’t Wait Jimmy Adler Grease Alley 2015
All the Cats Join in Catherine Russell Inside This Heart of Mine 2010
Red Bank Boogie Count Basie & His Orchestra Columbia Records 1945
Hey Ba Ba Re Bop Parts 1 & 2
Wynonie Harris w/ The Hamptone All-Stars
Hamp-Tone Records 1946

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast October 10, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.


Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Calling All Comets Bill Haley & His Comets Rock’N’Roll Stage Show Part 1 EP 1956
Ooh Wee Walkie Talkie Dinah Washington w/ Gerald Wilson’s Orchestra
Mercury Records 1946
P.D.Q. Boogie Porky Cohen With Roomful Of Blues Rhythm & Bones 1996
Ain’t That A Shame? Fats Domino Imperial Records 1955
She Walked Right In/Honey Hush Bill Stuve Big Noise 1990
I’m Gonna Dig Myself A Hole Arthur Crudup RCA Victor 1951
(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1952
Cow Cow Boogie The Ink Spots & Ella Fitzgerald Decca Records 1943

LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y – Week 52 of 56

That’ll Just About Knock Me Out Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5
Decca Records 1943
Jordan’s fifth entry on the Billboard R&B Chart, “That’ll Just About Knock Me Out,” didn’t exactly strike a home run, bit it did make it was number eight for one week
in October of 1943.

I’ll Never Be Free Annie Laurie & Paul Gayten & His Orchestra Regal Records 1950
Chains Of Love Joe Turner w/ Vann “Piano Man” Walls & Orchestra
Atlantic Records 1951
Tennessee Waltz Blues Sticks McGhee Atlantic Records 1951
Buzz Me Dave Specter w/ Barkin’ Bill Smith, Ronnie Earl
Six String Soul: 30 Years On Delmark 2021
Greenbacks Ray Charles Ray Charles 1957
Hit the Road Jack Steve Tyrell Shades of Ray: The Songs of Ray Charles 2021
If You Lose Your Money The James Harman Band Extra Napkins 1985

BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO JIMMY LIGGINS
Born James L. Elliott in Newby, Oklahoma on October 14, 1918. The family soon
moved to San Diego where, after a short career as a professional boxer, Liggins
became the driver for his older brother’s band, Joe Liggins and the Honey Drippers.
A master guitarist and a flamboyant showman, Jimmy Liggins scored a string of hits
in the late 1940s and early 1950s, then slowly faded from the music scene.

That’s What’s Knockin’ Me Out Jimmy Liggins & The Drops of Joy Orchestra
Specialty Records 1951
A local hit in Los Angeles in the spring of 1951,
I Ain’t Drunk Jimmy Liggins Aladdin Records 1954
Nite Life Boogie Nick Curran & The Nitelifes Nitelife Boogie 2001
Drunk The Formerly Brothers The Return Of The Formerly Brothers 2004
Ada From Decatur Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Orchestra
Duplex Records 1960
I Can’t Stop It Kid Ramos w/ Lynwood Slim Two Hands One Heart 1995
Careful Love Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Specialty Records 1949

JIMMY LIGGINS RESOURCES
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
profile @ spontaneouslunacy.net

Okie Dokie Stomp Sue Foley Pinky’s Blues 2021
We’re Gonna Rock, We’re Gonna Roll Wild Bill Moore Savoy Records 666 1948
Fore Day In The Morning Roy Brown & His Mighty Mighty Men
De Luxe Records 1948
One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
Champion Jack Dupree & The Big Town Playboys
Good Rockin’ Blues & Boogie: Live… 1986 & 1989 (2021)
Chicken Shack Boogie Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1948
You Were Never Mine Janiva Magness Do I Move You? 2006
The Sun Went Down T-Bone Walker Imperial Records 1950
Hot Tamales Noble “Thin Man” Watts & His Rhythm Sparks Baton Records 1959
Hidin’ In The Sticks Paula Watson Supreme Records 1948

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast October 3, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

Listen Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM Eastern on Atlanta’s
WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming
worldwide over our free mobile app, TuneIn, radio.garden, and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.
Check out our podcast page @ MixCloud.Com.

Contact: john.askins@wrfg.org

WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Mess Around Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters Rise Up 2020 (Ray Charles)
Blues For Sale Joe Lutcher & His Society Cats Specialty Records 1947
K & H Boogie Big Jay McNeely Exclusive Records 1949
Baby, What’s Wrong Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019
Okie Dokie Stomp Cornell Dupree Teasin’ 1974
5-10-15 Hours Ruth Brown Atlantic Record 1952
TV Mama Big Joe Turner & The Blues Kings w/ Elmore James Atlantic Records
Please Be Kind Charles Brown Aladdin Records 1949


LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y – Week 51 OF 56
That Chick’s Too Young To Fry Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1946
Written by Tommy Edwards and Jimmy Hilliard, “That Chick’s Too Young To Fry”
was Louis Jordan’s 22nd entry on the Billboard R&B Chart. The song was in the
Top 10 for 11 weeks, peaking at number three.

Wine, Wine, Wine Champion Jack Dupree & The Big Town Playboys
Good Rockin’ Blues & Boogie: Live With The Big Town Playboys 1986 & 1989 2021
Hard Times Frank Bey w/ The Anthony Paule Band
You Don’t Know Nothing 2012 (Ray Charles)
Chicago Cha Cha Junior Watson & The Red Wagons Live From Outer Space 2011
Keeper Of My Heart Faye Adams Imperial Records 1957
The Things That I Used to Do Guitar Slim w/ Ray Charles (piano)
Specialty Records 1954
Tell Me How do You Feel James Booker
New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live! 1977 (Ray Charles)
Mad Lad Chuck Berry Rockin’ at the Hops 1960

RAY CHARLES BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION – WEEK TWO
Ray Charles Robinson was born in Albany, Georgia on September 23, 1930

Night Time Is the Right Time Ray Charles & The Raylettes Atlantic Records 1958
Hey Now Ray Charles Swing Time Records 1952
What’d I Say Steve Tyrell Shades of Ray: The Songs of Ray Charles 2021
I Believe to My Soul Joss Stone Here & Gone 2008
Margie Maceo Parker & The WDR Big Band
Roots & Grooves: Tribute To Ray Charles 2007
Two Years Of Torture Monroe Tucker & His Orchestra w/ Percy Mayfield
Hollywood Records 1949
Weird Beard David Newman Ray Charles Presents David Newman – Fathead 1958
Georgia On My Mind Ray Charles The Genius Hits the Road 1960

Ray Charles Resources
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
official website @ raycharles.com

Bluebeard Blues Count Basie Orchestra Blues By Basie 1950
Baby You’re Always On My Mind Buddy & Ella Johnson & The Bee Jays
Decca Records 1952
Poison Ivy Rob Stone Trio In Tokyo 2021
Good Rocking Tonight Jimmy Cavallo w/ With Ron Spencer & Jumpstar
The Houserocker! 2002
Slippin’ & Slidin’ (Peepin’ & Hidin’) Little Richard w/ Lee Allen (sax)
Specialty Records 1956
The Wrong Yo-Yo Piano Red RCA Victor 1950

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