Playlist 6-30-19

With the 4th of July holiday straight ahead, we wrapped up June with a celebration of Louis Jordan, the King of the Jukebox and grandfather of rock’n’roll.

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Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, June 30, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Louis Jordan was born Louis Thomas Jordan in Brinkley, Arkansas on July 8, 1908.

Song Artist Original Album or First Release & Date

All of these songs were either recorded or written by the great Louis Jordan.

Open The Door Richard Louis Jordan Decca Records 1947

Early In The Morning Terry Hanck I Still Get Excited 2019
Let The Good Times Roll Dr. John Gumbo 1972

Ella Chick Webb w/ Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Decca Records 1938
Blue Light Boogie The Red Wagons Blues Band w/Mitch Woods Jumpin’ With Friends! 2012
Is You or Is You Ain’t My Baby Catherine Russell Alone Together 2019

Life Is So Peculiar Louis Jordan & louis Armstrong Decca Records 1951
Run Joe Dirty Dozen Brass Band Buck Jump 1999


Buzz Me Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Louis Jordan Soundies (early 1940s?)
Caledonia Downchild Blues Band But, I’m On The Guest List 1982
Five Guys Named Moe Original London Cast Five Guys Named Moe (Original London Cast Recording) 1991

Deacon Jones Louis Jordan Decca Records 1944
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down & Out Deacon John’s Jump Blues Featuring Davell Crawford Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music From the Film 2002
Salt Port West Virginia Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Sings Louis Jordan 1973

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens Louis Jordan Decca Records 1946
Reet, Petite & Gone The Mannish Boys Lowdown Feelin’ 2008
Keep A Knockin’ Little Richard Little Richard 1958
Daddy O Louis Jordan & Martha Davis Decca Records 1949
Somebody Done Changed The Lock On My Door James Brown Show Time 1964
Green Grass Grows All Around Mighty Blue Kings Live From Chicago 1998

Fuzzy Wuzzy Louis Jordan Louis Jordan Soundies 1942
Knock Me A Kiss Eddie Tigner Slippin’ In 2009
Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’ Shirley Horn w/ Wynton Marsalis You Won’t Forget Me 1990

Saturday Night Fish Fry Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town Ruth Brown & Bonnie Raitt Ms. B’s Blues 2009

What’s The Use Of Getting Sober (When You’re Gonna Get Drunk Again) Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950

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

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