4-21-19 Playlist

This week we marked the passing of Atlanta jazz and blues legend Eddie Tigner. Eddie was 92 when he left us on April 18. He was a marvelous man and a great musician. We are so lucky to have interviewed him in 2018.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 21, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown was born in Vinton, Louisiana on April 18, 1924.
Honoree: Eddie Tigner – August 11, 1926 to April 18, 2019

Song Artist Album or First Release & Date

Thunderbird Maxwell Davis & His Rock’n’Roll Orchestra RPM Records 1955

I Like The Sunrise Duke Ellington w/ Al Hibler The Liberian Suite 1949
Sunday Etta Jones feat. The Cedar Walton Trio A Soulful Sunday – Live at the Left Bank (1972) 2019

A Sunday Kind Of Love Etta James At Last! 1961
That Lucky Old Sun Ray Charles Ingredients In A Recipe For Soul 1963

You Got Me Reeling & Rocking Roy Milton & His Band Doo Tone Records 1955
Reelin’ & Rockin’ Chuck Berry One Dozen Berrys 1958
Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats Chess Records 1951

I Want A Tall Skinny Poppa Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters Double Crossing Blues 2013
Steppin’ Out Memphis Slim At The Gate Of Horn 1959
Early in the Mornin’ Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Live From Austin, TX (1996) 2019

Okie Dokie Stomp Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Peacock Records 1954
Elevator Boogie Mabel Scott w/ Charles Brown Exclusive Records 1948
Let It Lay Kenzie Moore w/ Joe Dyson’s Band Specialty Records 1953

8:00 a.m. In Memorial: The Route 66 Interview with Eddie Tigner (2018)

Music from the interview:
Got A Penny, Benny Nat King Cole Capitol Records 1943
Route 66 Eddie Tigner Route 66 2001
After Hours Eddie Tigner Route 66 2001
3 O’clock Blues B.B. King RPM Records 1952
All Around The World Eddie Tigner Slippin’ In 2009

Better Look Out Frank Bey Back In Business 2018
It’s Your Voodoo Working The Love Light Orchestra w/ John Németh The Love Light Orchestra Live 2017

Weepin’ & Cryin’ Tommy Brown & The Griffin Brothers Regent Records 1951
She’s Love Crazy Tampa Red Bluebird Records 1941

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

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