Playlist 7-7-19

Plenty of musical fireworks this Sunday for week two of our annual Louis Jordan celebration.

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

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthday: Louis Jordan was born Louis Thomas Jordan in Brinkley, Arkansas on July 8, 1908.

Song Artist Original Album or First Relese & Date

This show consists of songs by Louis Jordan and covers of tunes he recorded during his five decade career.

The Slop Louis Jordan Sextet Mercury Records 1951

Blue Light Boogie (Parts 1 & 2) Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Somebody Done Changed The Lock Of My Door Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Sings Louis Jordan 1973

Ain’t Nobody’s Business Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Let The Good Times Roll Ray Charles The Genius 1959
Caldonia Hollywood Fats Band Hollywood Fats Band 1978

Jack, You’re Dead! B.B. King Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan 1999
What’s the Use of Gettin’ Sober / If I Had Any Sense Jerry Dixon & Doug Eskew Five Guys Named Moe (Original Broadway Cast Recording) 1992
Five Guys Named Moe Chevalier Brothers Live & Still Jumping 1998

A Chicken Ain’t Nothin’ But A Bird Louis Jordan Decca Records 1940
Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens James Brown Showtime 1964
House Party Lamont Cranston Tiger In Your Tank 1988

Jumpin’ At The Jubilee Louis Jordan Louis Jordan Soundie 1944
This Train Sister Rosetta Tharpe w/ Louis Jordan Transcription of Jubilee program broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Service 1943
The Green Grass Grows All Around Frankie “Sugar Chile” Robinson Capitol Records 1951

You Got To Go When The Wagon Comes Daisy Winchester w/ Louis Jordan Decca Records 1940
Open The Door, Richard Bill Samuels & the Cats ‘N Jammer Three Mercury Records 1947

Choo Choo Ch’Boogie Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Louie Louie Louie 2017
I Want You To Be My Baby Mitch Woods & Popa Chubby Jammin’ On The High Cs 2015
Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby? The Swing Session The Swing Session 1999

Early in the Morning Catherine Russell Alone Together 2019
Red Top Louis Jordan I Believe In Music 1973

Ain’t That Just Like A Woman The Terry Hanck Band From Roadhouse To Your House 2016
I Know What You’re Putting Down Louis Jordan Reet, Petite & Gone (Soundtrack) 1947

From the 1947 movie Reet, Petite, and Gone
Patricia Anderson steals the scene without saying a word.

If You’re So Smart, How Come You Ain’t Rich Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out Laverne Baker Sings Bessie Smith 1958
The Chick’s Too Young To Fry Asleep at the Wheel Pasture Prime 1998

(sign off music)

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

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