Playlist 8-25-19

A beautiful August morning for a cruise down the rhythm & blues highway!

Route 66 is hear Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern on WRFG 89.3 FM. Atlanta’s independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for August 25, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Field Audio Engineer: Christopher Hollis
Birthday: Count Basie was born William James Basie in Red Bank, New Jersey on August 21, 1904
Interview: Albert White

Song Artist Original Album or First Single & Date

7:00 a.m. Birthday Tribute to Count Basie

M Squad Theme Count Basie “The Music from M Squad” (Soundtrack) 1959

I’ve Got News for You Ray Charles w/ Count Basie Orchestra Genius + Soul = Jazz 1961
Please Send Me Someone to Love Count Basie & Joe Williams Count Basie Swings & Joe Williams Sings 1956

Swingin’ the Blues Count Basie Orchestra From Spirituals to Swing 1938
Jumpin’ At The Woodside Count Basie & His Orchestra Columbia Records 1937
Goin’ To Chicago Van Morrison Roll With The Punches 2017

The Kid From Red Bank Count Basie The Atomic Basie 1958
I’m Beginning To See The Light Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie Ella & Basie! 1963

One O’Clock Jump Count Basie Count Basie At Newport 1957

Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong) Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Miss Smith To You! 2009
Flip, Flop, & Fly Count Basie & Big Joe Turner The Bosses 1974

8:00 AM – Albert White Interview – recorded at Mr. White’s residence of in July of 2019.


Wild Fire (excerpt) Piano Red RCA Victor 1957
Rock’n’Roll Music (excerpt) Chuck Berry One Dozen Berrys 1958
Honky Tonk Part 1 Bill Doggett King Records 1956
Hideaway (excerpt) The Rockers Albert White & The Rockers (Recorded in the 1970s) 2016
It’s All Over Now Clarence Carter (aka The C & C Boys) Duke Records 1964
Sugar Bee (excerpt) Dr Feelgood & The Interns featuring Beverly “Guitar” Watkins Capitol Records 1968
A Rose for My Lady Albert White Soul of the Blues 2007
Stranded in St. Louis Albert White Soul of the Blues 2007
Nightshift Blues Zilla Mays & The Blues Caravan Brunswick Records 1961
What’d I Say Parts I & II Ray Charles What’d I Say 1959

(sign off music)

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

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