4-7-19 Playlist

A little rain and a great early morning cruise through the blues, jump, R&B, boogie, early rock’n’roll and jukebox jazz.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 7, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee

Birthdays: Bessie Smith was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on April 15, 1894.
Rosco Gordon was born Rosco N. Gordon III in Memphis, Tennessee on April 10, 1928

Song Artist Orginal Album or First Release Date

Can’t Stop Jonathan Doyle & The Four Charms The Horseshoe Bend EP 2007

TWA Jimmy Witherspoon Chess Records 1954
Hands Off Priscilla Bowman w/ Jay McShann’s Orchestra Vee Jay Records 1955
Flip, Flop, & Fly Count Basie & Big Joe Turner The Bosses 1974

Jump & Shout Erline “Rock & Roll” Harris De Luxe Records 1949
Dawn Patrol Haney’s Big House Herding Cats 2019
Booted Rosco Gordon RPM Records 1952

No More Doggin’ Rosco Gordon RPM Records 1952
An Old Brick Wall Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne Inspired By The Blues 2018
Teardrops Van Morrison The Prophet Speaks 2018

Eyes Like A Cat Little Charlie & The Nightcats All The Way Crazy 1986
Flatfoot Sam Big Woody Garrett with Doobie Twisters Mr. Boogie Woogie Nighthawk 1992
Hot Sauce Boss Earl Bostic King Records 1948

Everything I Do Is Wrong Roy Milton & his Solid Senders Specialty Records 1948
Jump With You Baby The Red Wagons Blues Band w/ Lynwood Slim Jumpin’ With Friends! 2012
Kansas City Lou Rawls Black & Blue 1963

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On Big Maybelle Okeh Records 1955

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Bessie Smith, the Empress of the Blues

Down Hearted Blues Bessie Smith Columbia Records 1923

Gulf Coast Blues Bessie Smith Columbia Records 1923
I Ain’t Gonna Play No Second Fiddle Laverne Baker Sings Bessie Smith 1958

Backwater Blues Dinah Washington Sings Bessie Smith 1958
Empty Bed Blues Mitch Woods w/ Maria Muldaur Friends Along The Way 2017

Aggrivatin’ Papa Lil Green & Her Orchestra RCA Victor 1947
Baby Won’t You Please Come Home Bessie Smith Columbia Records 1923

Gimme A Pigfoot & A Bottle Of Beer Candye Kane & Sue Palmer One Night In Belgium 2011

Swing Thing Kirk Fletcher with Vladimir Rusinov & the Jumping Cats Rhythm & Blues Cafe, Moscow, Russia 2011

Double Crossing Blues Esther Phillips w/ Johnny Otis Quintet Savoy Records 1950
Papa Ain’t Salty T-Bone Walker Atlantic Records 1955

Chicken Shack Boogie Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1947
Rockin’ Boogie Joe Lutcher Specialty Records 1948

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Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2005

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