WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast for August 9, 2020

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Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, August 9, 2020



Jimmy Witherspoon
(b) James Witherspoon
Gurdon, Arkansas
August 8, 1920

Rahsaan Roland Kirk
(b) Ronald Theodore Kirk
Cleveland, Ohio
August 7, 1935

Original Album or Single & Date

‘Gator’s Groove
Willis Jackson & His Orchestra
Atlantic Records 1952

Signifying Monkey
The Big Three Trio
Columbia Records 1947

Walkin’ Blues
Amos Milburn & His Chickenshackers
Aladdin Records 1950

Bongo Boogie
Annisteen Allen w/Lucky Millinder Orchestra
Federal Records 1951

I’m Tired
Big Red McHouston
Groove Records 1954

Shake Baby Shake
Jack Dupree
Red Robin Records 1953

The Right String, But The Wrong Yo-Yo
Beverly ‘Guitar’ Watkins
Back In Business 1999

Louis Jordan
Decca Records 1945

Guitar Boogie
Chuck Berry
One Dozen Berrys 1958

Teardrops From My Eyes
Blue Harlem w/ Imelda May
Swing Street 2004

It’s Alright
Ray Charles
Atlantic Records 1958

Mend Your Ways
Ruth Brown
Atlantic Records 1953

Roland’s Theme
Roland Kirk
Triple Threat 1956

A La Carte
Roland Kirk
Triple Threat 1956

Jelly, Jelly
Anthony Geraci & Dennis Brennan
Daysreams In Blues 2020

Deacon’s Hop
Big Jay McNeely
Savoy Records 1948

Dreamin’ Blues
Mel Walker w/ The Johnny Otis Orchestra
Regent Records 1950

Jumpin’ in the Morning
Deacon John’s Jump Blues Featuring Henry Butler
Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music From the Film 2002

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Jimmy Witherspoon

Good Rockin’ Tonight
Jimmy Witherspoon w/ T-Bone Walker & Clifford Scott
Evenin’ Blues 1964

Ain’t Nobody’s Business PT 1 & 2
Jimmy Witherspoon w/ the Jay McShann Orchestra
Supreme Records 1949

Money’s Gettin’ Cheaper
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers featuring Charles Brown
Exclusive Records 1948

Stormy Monday / Have You Ever Loved A Woman
Van Morrison w/ Jimmy Witherspoon
A Night In San Francisco 1994

Roll ‘Em Pete
Jimmy Witherspoon, Jerry Mulligan & Ben Webster
At The Renaissance 1960

No Rollin’ Blues
Jimmy Witherspoon
At The Monterey Jazz Festival 1960

Etta Jones feat. The Cedar Walton Trio
A Soulful Sunday – Live at the Left Bank 1972

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

Talkin’ The Blues
B.B. King
RPM Records 1955

Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra
RCA Victor 1948

Big Maybelle & the Kelly Owens Orchestra
Savoy Records 1956

Bumpin’ Down The Highway
Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne
Go, Just Do It! 2020

Keep Your Hands On My Heart
Billy Wright
Savoy Records 1951

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

Jimmy Witherspoon Resources
Bio @ wikipedia.org
Discography @ discogs.com
Bio & discography @ allmusic.com

Rahsaan Roland Kirk Resources
Bio @ wikipedia.org
Discography @ discogs.com
Bio & Discography @ allmusic.com

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