Playlist January 5, 2020

Honoring Johnny Adams, “the Tan Canary.”

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for January 5, 2020
Host: John
Birthday: Johnny Adams was born Laten John Adams Jr. in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 5. 1932. He passed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on September 14, 1998 at the age of 66.

Song Artist First Album or Single & Date

Hard Times (The Slop) Noble “Thin Man” Watts Baton Records 1958

Saturday Night Fish Fry Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Early in the Morning Catherine Russell Alone Together 2019

Hey Ba Ba Re Bop Lionel Hampton Decca Records 18754 1945All Around The World Titus Turner w/ Mickey Baker Wing Records 1955
Thirteen Women The Beat From Palookaville Numero Uno 2011

Teddy The Toad Count Basie The Atomic Basie 1958
Rock House Big Maybelle Savoy Records 1957
The World Is Yours Johnny Wright w/ Ike Turner’s Orchestra RPM Records 1955

Hound Dog Big Mama Thornton Peacock Records 1952
Mystery Train Little Junior’s Blue Flames Sun Records 1953
That’s All Right Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup RCA Victor 1946

Take The ‘A’ Train The Delta Rhythm Boys Dry Bones 1952
Woojamacooja Helen Humes & Her Orchestra Dootone Records 1955
I Love The Way You Look Johnnie Bassett The Gentleman Is Back 2009

All Night Long Mel Walker with the Johnny Otis Orchestra Savoy Records 1951

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Johnny Adams

A Losing Battle Johnny Adams Ric Records 1962

Mood Indigo The New Orleans C.A.C. Jazz Orch. w/Johnny Adams, Germaine Bazzle, George French Mood Indigo 1996
Blues Medley: Every Day I Have the Blues/Stormy Monday/Not Trustworthy The New Orleans C.A.C. Jazz Orch. w/Johnny Adams, Germaine Bazzle, George French Mood Indigo 1996

The Night Is A Hunter Johnny Adams Johnny Adams Sings Doc Pomus: The Real Me 1990
Cookin’ In Style Johnny Adams One Foot in the Blues 1996
The Pee Wee Classic Junior Watson Nothin’ to it but to Do It 2019

Rockin’ At Midnight Roy Brown Deluxe Records 1950
Just A Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody Louis Prima The Wildest! 1956
Married Man Blues Helen Humes w/ The Buck Clayton Orchestra Black & White Records 1948

Jim Dog Porky Cohen With Roomful Of Blues Rhythm & Bones 1996
Solid Gold Cadillac Mitch Woods A Tip of the Hat to Fats 2019
It’s Your Voodoo Working The Love Light Orchestra w/ John Németh The Love Light Orchestra Live 2017

Keeper Of My Heart Faye Adams Imperial Recordis 1957
Okie Dokie Stomp Roy Gaines Gaineling 1981

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

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