Playlist 11-17-19

Thanks to the internet gremlins we don’t have a podcast for this show, just sweet memories of our tribute to Little Willie John.

Route 66, your weekly cruise down the rhythm & blues highway, airs Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3FM. Your independent community radio station for progressive information and handpicked quality music streams over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, November 17, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthday: Little Willie John was born William Edward John in Cullendale, Arkansas on November 15, 1937.

Song Artist Original Album or First Single & Date

Ravin’ At The Haven Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis Remington Records 1947

Satellite Baby Roosevelt Sykes The Honeydripper 1961
That’s How I Feel About You Blue Harlem w/ Imelda May Talk to Me 2005
Down The Road Apiece Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1947

Mama Don’t Allow It Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends Capitol Records 1947
Camilla’s Hop Joe Houston & Otis Grand The Return Of Honk! 2000
It Hurts To Love Someone Guitar Slim ATCO Records 1957

Don’t You Ever Get Tired of Being Right? The Knickerbocker All-Stars Go Back Home to the Blues 2015
Gee Baby Ain’t I Good to You Dr. John & the WDR Big Band Big Band Voodoo 2019

Cadillac Boogie Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Specialty Records 1948
(You Get) Old If You’re Lucky Papa Joe Grappa Too White to Sing the Blues 2005

Huckle Boogie Pee Wee Crayton Modern Records 1950
Yes Indeed! Roomful Of Blues Dressed Up To Get Messed Up 1984
Midnight Hour Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019

Unchain My Heart Ray Charles w/ David “Fathead” Newman ABC-Paramont Records 1961

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Little Willie John

Sleep Little Willie John King Records 1960

It Only Hurts A Little While Lamont Cranston Tiger In Your Tank 1988
Heartbreak (It’s Hurting Me) James Brown Thinking About Little Willie John And A Few Nice Things 1968
Leave My Kitten Alone Little Willie John King Records 1959 1959

Need Your Love So Bad Eddie Tigner Slippin’ In 2009
Talk to Me, Talk to Me Catherine Russell Harlem on My Mind 2016
Grits Ain’t Groceries Little Milton Checker Records 1969

Fever Little Willie John King Records 1956 2:39
TBone Stomp Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters Beyond the Blue Door 2019
A Lover’s Blues Margie Hendrix Tangerine Records 1967 3:43

Cold, Cold Feeling T-Bone Walker Imperial Records 1951
The Organ Grinder’s Swing Jimmy Smith Organ Grinder Swing 1965
Got to Go Where the Love Is Van Morrison The Prophet Speaks 2018

Drinkin’ by Myself Wynonie Harris w/ Sun Ra (Herman “Sonny” Blount) Bullet Records 1946
Whop, Whop Frankie “Sugar Chile” Robinson Capitol Records 1954
Race Horse Tiny Davis & Her Orchestra Decca Records 1949

Rock’n’Roll Call The Treniers Epic Records 9144 1955

(sign off music)

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