With daylight saving time in the rear view mirror, we clicked on the low beams for our weekly cruise down the rhythm & blues highway.
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Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, November 3, 2019
Birthdays: Ike Turner was born Izear Luster Turner Jr. in Clarksdale, Mississippi on November 5, 1931.
Note: While Ike Turner was an outstanding artist, producer, and talent scout, he was also an abusive husband and employer. To learn more about spousal abuse. contact The Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence.
Illinois Jacquet was born Jean-Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet in Broussard, Louisiana on October 30, 1922.
Song Artist First Album or Original Single (Record Label) & Date
Boppin’ At The Hop Rhythmtown-Jive Retrogroove Artifact 1991
Oh Babe Roy Milton Specialty Records 1950
Too Many Men Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1953
Bearcat Blues Bull Moos King Records 1952
Route 66 The Brian Setzer Orchestra Next Generation Swing 1998
Cupid Boogie Johnny Otis w/ Little Esther Savoy Records 1950
All Around The World Little Willie John King Records 1955
Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’ Ray Charles The Genius Of Ray Charles 1959
Is You or Is You Ain’t My Baby Catherine Russell Alone Together 2019
Ain’t Nothing You Can Do Bobby “Blue” Bland Ain’t Nothing You Can Do 1964
Chicken Out Sammy Price, Mickey Baker, & King Curtis Rib Joint 1956
Yes! I Know (What You’re Putting Down) Linda Hayes Hollywood Records 1953
Flying Home Lionel Hampton w/ Illinois Jacquet Decca Record 1942
Jet Propulsion Illinois Jacquet RCA Victor 1948
Stormy Blues Billie Holiday Savoy Records 1954
Zip Gun Bop Royal Crown Revue Mugzy’s Move 1996
8:00 a.m. Tribute to Ike Turner
My Heart Belongs To You Bonnie & Ike Turner RPM Records 1952
Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats Chess Records 1951
You’re Driving Me Insane Ike Turner with Ben Burton’s Orchestra RPM Records 1952
You’re My Angel Little Junior Parker & His Blue Flames w/ Ike Turner & Matt “Guitar” Murphy Modern Records 1952
Booted Rosco Gordon w/ Ike Turner RPM Records 1952
No Teasin’ Around Billy “The Kid” Emerson w/ Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm Sun Records 1954
You Know I Love You B.B. King w/ Ike Turner on piano Singin’ The Blues 1956
Cuban Getaway Ike Turner & His Orchestra Flair Records 1954
The World Is Yours Johnny Wright w/ Ike Turner’s Orchestra RPM Records 1955
Double Trouble Otis Rush w/ Ike Turner Cobra Records 1956
This Is The End Buddy Guy w/ Ike Turner Artistic Records 1958
Box Top Ike Turner, Carson Oliver & Little Ann Tune Town Records 1958
It’s Gonna Work Out Fine Ike & Tina Turner Sue Records 1961
A Fool In Love Ike & Tina Turner The Soul Of Ike & Tina Turner 1961
Prancing Ike & Tina’s Kings of Rhythm Dance with Ike & Tina Turner’s Kings of Rhythm 1961
Don’t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong Albert King w/ Ike Turner Bobbin Records 1961
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Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2005