Playlist and Podcast for May 3, 2020

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for May 3, 2020



Big Maybelle
Born: Mabel Louise Smith
Jackson, Tennessee
May 1, 1924

Mabel Scott
Born: Mabel Bernice Scott
Richmond, Virginia
April 30, 1915

Original Album or Single & Date

Right Now Right Now
Alan Freed & His Rock N Roll Orchestra
Alan Freed’s Rock’n’Roll Dance Party 1957

I Don’t Want Nobody (To Have My Love But You)
Candye Kane
Swango 1998

Mercenary Papa
Cootie Williams & His Orchestra
Mercury Records 1949

Blues Before Dawn
Pee Wee Crayton
Imperial Records (1954 or 1955) 1996

The House Of Blue Lights
Ella Mae Morse
Capital Record 1946

Son Of Mr. Big Horn
Doug James
Blow Mr. Low 2001

Green Dolphin Street
Dinah Washington
Dinah Discovered 1961

Going Back To New Orleans
Joe Liggins
Crawdad Records 1954

The Wild Stage Of Life
Lula Reed
King Records 1953

Workin’ Man
Louis Jordan
Tangerine Records 1963

Flip, Flop & Fly
Big Joe Turner
Atlantic Records 1955

Crescent Crawl
Bruce Katz
Solo Ride 2019

Annie Ross
Specialty Records 1952

Smooth Tyrone
Terry Hanck
I Still Get Excited 2019

Reaching Into In
Ken Nordine
Word Jazz Vol. II 1960

Straighten Up & Fly Right
Eddie Tigner
Route 66 2001

Yes I Know
Annisteen Allen
King Records 1953

See See Rider
Jimmy Rushing
Listen To The Blues With Jimmy Rushing 1956

8:00 Birthday Tribute to the Two Mabels

Big Maybelle

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
Big Maybelle
Okeh Records 1955

Gabbin’ Blues
Big Maybelle
Okeh Records 6931 1952

One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show
Stick McGhee & His Buddies
Atlantic Records 1950

Big Maybelle
Savoy Records 1956
That’s A Pretty Good Love
Roomful of Blues
Hook, Line & Sinker 2011

Mabel Scott

Just Give Me A Man
Mabel Scott
Hub Records 1946

Elevator Boogie
Mabel Scott w/ Charles Brown
Exclusive Records 1948

Don’t Cry Baby
Ray Charles
Sweet & Sour Tears 1964

Driftin’ Blues
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers w/ Charles Brown
Philo Records 1945

Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train
Mabel Scott
Coral Records 1951

Jump For Jerry
Jimmy Thackery
Guitar 2003

Rocket 88
The James Cotton Band
Red Hot ‘n’ Blues 1982

No Teasin’ Around
Billy “The Kid” Emerson w/ Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm
Sun Records 1954

She Gotta Have It
The Jimmys
Gotta Have It 2019

My Baby
Chuck Willis
Atlantic Records 1959

Etta James
Modern Records 1955

Good Rockin’ Tonight
Roy Brown
Deluxe Records 1947

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Tag (Your It)
Little Charlie & The Nightcats
Nine Lives 2005

Big Maybelle Resources

Biography @ Wikipedia.Com
Biography & Discography @ AllMusic.Com
Discography @ Discogs.Com

Mabel Scott Resources

Biography @ Wikipedia.Com
Biography & Discography @ AllMusic.Com
Discography @ Discogs.Com
Extensive Biography @ Marv Goldberg’s R&B Notebooks

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