4-28-19 Playlist

Our last show of April was a veritable birthday party for some of the biggest names in blues, jump, R&B, boogie, early rock’n’roll, and jukebox jazz!

In Atlanta, we’re on WRFG 89.3 FM every Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern. You can listen anywhere over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 28, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee

Big Jay McNeely was born Cecil Jay McNeely in Los Angeles, California on April 27, 1927
Big Maybelle was born Mabel Louise Smith in Jackson, Tennessee on May 1, 1924
Duke Ellington was born Edward Kennedy Ellington in Washington, D.C.on April 29, 1899
Earl Bostic was born Eugene Earl Bostic in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 25, 1913
Ella Fitzgerald was born Ella Jane Fitzgerald in Newport News, Virginia on April 25, 1917
Mabel Scott was born Mabel Bernice Scott in Richmond, Virginia on April 30, 1915

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Date

3-D Big Jay McNeely Federal Records 1953

I’ve Got a Feeling Bloodest Saxophone Feat. Diunna Greenleaf Texas Queens 5 2019 (Written by Big Maybelle & Sid Wyche, 1954)
Days Of Old B B King Kent Records 1959
Hot Sauce Boss Earl Bostic King Records 1948

Walking to New Orleans George Benson Walking to New Orleans: Remembering Chuck Berry and Fats Domino 2019
Blue Monday Mitch Woods A Tip of the Hat to Fats 2019

I’m Beginning To See The Light Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown American Music Texas Style 1999 (Written by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, & Harry James, 1944)
Take The “A” Train Ella Fitzgerald w/ Duke Ellington & His Orchestra SIngs The Duke Ellington Songbook 1957

Ain’t Nobody’s Business Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
World Gone Wrong Big Joe & The Dynaflows Rockhouse Party 2019

Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train Mabel Scott Coral Records 1951
Safronia B Calvin Boze Alladin Records 1950
The Things That I Used to Do Guitar Slim Specialty Records 1954

8:00 AM Tribute to Big Maybelle

Candy Big Maybelle Savoy Records 1956

All Night Long & The Blues Big Maybelle w/ Newport Blues Band Jazz On A Summer’s Day (Soundtrack) 1958

That’s A Pretty Good Love Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters Double Crossing Blues 2013 (Flip side of Big Maybelle’s recording of “Candy,” 1956)
Signifyin’ Monkey Oscar Brown Jr. Sin & Soul …And Then Some 1961
Big 3 Boogie The Big Three Trio Columbia Records 1947

Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue Duke Ellington At Newport, 1956

Cow Cow Boogie The Ink Spots & Ella Fitzgerald Decca Records 1943
My Idea About You Pee Wee Crayton Imperial Records 1955
Nervous Man Nervous Big Jay McNeely Federal Records 1953

Sign off music: Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2005

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