5-19-19 Playlist

We turned the AirTemp on the old Imperial up to high for a smooth Sunday morning cruise down the rhythm & blues highway.

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Here’s the Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, May 19, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Big Joe Turner was born Joseph Vernon Turner, Jr. in Kansas City, Missouri on May 19, 1911.

Song Artist Original Release & Date

Ridin’ The Riff Big Bob Dougherty Brunswick Records 1953

Lonely & Blue B.B. King R.P.M. Records 1954
Woke Up This Morning Arthur Prysock Wing Records 1955
Your Love Billie & The Kids Jukebox Daddy 2014

The Hammer Greg Piccolo Heavy Juice 1990
Deed I Do Ray Charles The Genius Of Ray Charles 1959
Eating My Heart Out For You Terry Timmons Premium Records 1949

I’m Still in Love with You Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019
My Babe Miss Annie & the Midnight Shift Won’t Be Long 2018
Fire Gino Parks & The Love Tones Tamala Records 1962

Good morning blues Downchild Blues Band Straight up 1973
Ride & Roll Sonny Terry Groove Records 1955
Rockin’ & Rollin’ The Blues Babs Gonzales & Eddie Jefferson Bruce Records 1955

Riot In Boogie Harry ‘The Hipster’ Gibson Boogie Woogie In Blue 1944
Baby Don’t Do It The 5 Royales Apollo Records 1953
Slow, Smooth & Easy Anita Tucker Capitol Records 1955

By The Light Of The Silvery Moon Little Richard Little Richard 1958

8:00 AM Tribute to Big Joe Turner

You’re Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) Big Joe Turner The Boss Of The Blues 1958

It’s All Right Baby Joe Turner & Pete Johnson From John Hammond’s From Spirituals to Swing Concert at Carnegie Hall, December 23, 1938
Roll ‘Em Pete Dave Specter & Lenny Lynn Blues Spoken Here 1998 (Turner’s first “hit” record, 1939)

Flip, Flop & Fly Big Joe Turner Atlantic Records 1955 (Followup to “Shake, Rattle, & Roll,” the single made it to #2 on the Billboard R&B charts in 1955.)
Wee Baby Blues Lynwood Slim Last Call 2006 (One of Turner’s most popular numbers in the early 1940s.)
Switchin’ in the Kitchen Roomful Of Blues Under One Roof 1997 (From Turner’s 1960 Lp “Big Joe Rides Again.”)

Blues For Joel Count Basie, Big Joe Turner & Eddie “Cleanhead” Venson Kansas City Shout 1980
Things Ain’t What They Used To Be Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown American Music Texas Style 1999

Linda Lu Hollywood Fats Band Blues By The Pounds (Recorded Live 1979-1980) 2019
Are You Satisfied? Ann Cole w/ Mickey Baker Baton Records 1955
Jack She’s On The Ball Sugar Ray Sweet & Swingin’ 1998

(You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
The Richest Guy In The Graveyard Etta Jones w/ J.C. Heard & His Orchestra Victor Records 1947

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

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