We wrapped up September with plenty of Ray Charles and a dash of John Coltrane.
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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, September 29, 2019
Hosts: John* & Frankie Lee
Birthdays: Ray Charles was born Ray Charles Robinson in Albany, Georgia on September 23, 1930.
John Coltrane was born John William Coltrane in Hamlet, North Carolina on September 23, 1926.
*John’s voice on loan from the Tom Waits Collection.
Song Artist First Album or Single & Release Date
Cat Fruit Tiny Bradshaw & His Orchesra w/ Noble “Thin Man” Watts King Records 1954
Feel So Bad Terry Hanck I Still Get Excited 2019
Oooh-Oooh-Oooh Lloyd Price Specialty Records 1953
Ooh-Ee! Ooh-Ee! Floyd Dixon Specialty Records 1954
Dust On My Needle Barrence Whitfield & The Savages Let’s Lose It 1990
Cool Disc Jockey Boyd Bennett & His Rockets King Records 1959
The Storm Little Esther Phillips Federal Records 12063 1952
Blue Monday Jersey Swamp Cats Go Cat Go! 2019
After Midnight Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1946
Pink Champagne Jimmy Rushing Rushing Lullabies 1959
Beer Drinking Baby Billy Valentine w/ John Coltrane Mercury Records 1949
Equinox Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters Still River 1994
All Right Louis, Drop The Gun Louis Prima RCA Victor 1949
My Baby Just Cares For Me Blue Harlem w/ Imelda May Swing Street 2004
My Babe Little Walter & His Night Cats Checker Records 1952
8:00 AM Tribute to Ray Charles
I’ve Got A Woman Ray Charles A Newport 1958
Blues Waltz Ray Charles A Newport 1958
Drown in My Own Tears Aretha Franklin I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You 1967
Greenbacks Ray Charles Ray Charles 1957
Moanin’ Art Blakey/The Jazz Messengers Moanin’ 1958
The Things That I Used to Do Guitar Slim / Ray Charles on piano Specialty Records 1954
Lonely Avenue Leon Bridges Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House 2016
Come Back Baby Etta James Matriarch Of The Blues 2000
Let The Good Times Roll Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra Ray Sings Basie Swings 1973
Mean to Me David Fathead Newman Ray Charles Presents David “Fathead” Newman 1958
Just For A Thrill Nancy Wilson Nancy Naturally 1966