Playlist For Sunday, February 16, 2020

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Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, February 16, 2020

Host: John
Birthdays: Noble “Thin Man” Watts was born in Deland, Florida on February 17, 1926. (Died 2004)
Bill Doggett was born William Ballard Doggett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Febuary 16, 1916. (Died 1996)
Nancy Wilson was born Nancy Sue Wilson in Chillcothe, Ohio on February 20 1937. (Died 2018)
TV Slim was born Oscar Wills in Houston, Texas on February 10, 1916 (Died 1969)
Josh White was born Joshua Daniel White in Greenville, South Carolina on February 11, 1914 (Died 1969)

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Date

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

A Short Birthday Tribute to Noble “Thin Man” Watts

Hot Tamales Noble “Thin Man” Watts & His Rhythm Sparks Baton Records 1959
Cornbread & Lima Beans Jimmy Adler Grease Alley 2015
Blue Light Boogie Harpdog Brown For Love & Money 2019

This Train Sister Rosetta Tharpe Decca Record 1947
Down Bound Train Chuck Berry After School Session 1957
Mystery Train Little Junior’s Blue Flames Sun Records 1953

I’d Rather Go Blind Etta James & Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson The Late Show 1987

I Feel That Old Age Coming On Wynonie Harris King Records 1949
Switchin’ in the Kitchen Roomful Of Blues Under One Roof 1997
Let’s Have A Party Amos Milburn w/ Noble “Thin Man” Watts & Mickey Baker Aladdin Records 1953

A 2nd Short Birthday Tribute to Noble “Thin Man” Watts

South Shore Drive Paul “Hucklebuck” Williams w/ Noble “Thin Man” Watts Vee-Jay Records 1956
Bring It Home to Me Kid Ramos West Coast House Party 2000
Big Daddy Rhythmtown Jive Retrogroove Artifact 1991

A Short Birthday Tribute to Bill Doggett

Honky Tonk Part 1 Bill Doggett King Records 1956

Be Baba Leba Helen Humes w/ Bill Doggett Octet Philo Records 1945
They Raided The Joint Duke Robillard A Swingin Session With… 2008
Call It Stormy Monday Nancy Wilson Something Wonderful 1960

A Short Birthday Tribute to Nancy Wilson

Just For A Thrill Nancy Wilson Nancy Naturally 1966
Drown in My Own Tears Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters w/ Greg Piccolo Beyond the Blue Door 2019
Early in the Morning Ray Charles The Genius Sings the Blues 1961

Red’s Boogie Piano Red RCA Victor 1950
Over the Hill Thorbjørn Risager & the Black Tornado Come On In 2020
Flatfoot Sam TV Slim & His Heartbreakers Argo Records 1957

A Pair of VERY Short Birthday Tributes to TV Slim & Josh White

One Meat Ball Josh White Ash Records 1944
The Frim Fram Sauce King Cole Trio Capitol Records ‎1945
Alligator Meat Joe Swif & The Johnny Otis Band Exclusive Records 1948

All Around The World Eddie Tigner Slippin’ In 2009
Triple Threat Roland Kirk Triple Threat 1956
Flip, Flop & Fly Downchild Blues Band Straight Up 1973

(sign off)

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

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