This Sunday found us howling with the King of the Moondogers, Alan Freed!
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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for December 15, 2019
Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthday: Alan Freed was born Albert James Freed in Windber, Pennyslvania on December 15, 1921.
NOTE: All songs on this show were played by Alan Freed during his shows on WJW AM-FM in Cleveland, Ohio, WINS AM in New York City, or on the Camel Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party on CBS Radio and Armed Forces Radio.
Intro to the Moondog Show Alan Freed WJW Radio Dec 1953
The Whip Gil Bernal Spark Records 1954
Don’t Leave Me This Way Fats Domino Imperial Records 1953
Whoopin’ The Blues Sonny Terry Capitol Records / Americana 1947
Bridge from Sonny Terry (Whoopin) to Muddy Waters (Mad Love) Alan Freed Saturday Night Dance Party on WJW Radio, December 1953
Mad Love Muddy Waters w/ Little Walter Chess Records 1953
One O’Clock Jump Jack Parker & Etta Jones Decca Records 1954
We’re Gonna Rock, We’re Gonna Roll Wild Bill Moore Savoy Records 666 1948
Call Before You Go Home Memphis Slim United Records 1953
Alan Freed intro & Lonely & Blue B.B. King WINS Radio 1955
Rock Daddy Rock Big Bertha Henderson Chance Records 1952
My Babe Little Walter & His Night Cats Checker Records 1952
The Hucklebuck Paul Williams & The Hucklebucks Savoy Records 1949
Alan Freed apologizes for the chaos at the Coronation Ball WJW Radio
Freddy’s Boogie / Money Honey / All Night Long (Night Train) Freddie Mitchell / Drifters / Rusty Bryant Alan Freed WJW Radio 1953
Double Crossing Daddy Varetta Dillard Savoy Records 1952
Drunk Jimmy Liggins Specialty Records 1953
Show Intro – C-Jam Blues Alan Freed & Lynn Hope WJW Radio 1953
Boom Diddy Wa-Wa / My Ideal about You Alan Freed /Varetta Dillard / PeeWee Crayton WINS-AM NYC 2-2-1955
The Smoke From Your Cigarette The Mellows featuring Lillian Leach Jay-Dee Records 1955
ALAN FREED’S CAMEL ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DANCE PARTY
CBS RADIO / Armed Forces Radio & Television Service
Program #2 (NYC) – 31 March 1956
Soft Drink – Count Basie Orchestra
Winner Take All – Sunny Gale
Sixteen Teens – Rover Boys
Corner Pocket – Count Basie Orchestra
Roll ‘Em Pete – Joe Williams
Rock & Roll Wedding – Sunny Gale
Come To Me – Rover Boys
Big Red – Count Basie Orchestra
Smack Dab In The Middle Charles Calhoun MGM Records 1955
(Watch The Skies) The Spaceman Alan Freed, Steve Allen, & Al Jazzbo Collns Luniverse Records 1956
Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2005