Route 66 Playlist and Podcast Sept. 6, 2020

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Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, September 6, 2020


What’s Hot in L.A.?
Labor Day 1950

Original Album or Single & Date

Boogie Rock
B.B. King
RPM Records 1955

Thirty Days
Chuck Berry
After School Session 1957

Kidney Stew Blues
Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson
Mercury Records 1947

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

Bouncing With Benson
Paul Williams
Savoy Records 1948

Big Jay McNeely w/ Clifford Blivens
Exclusive Records 1949

I Put A Spell On You
Kandace Springs
The Women Who Raised Me 2020

I Gotta Right To Sing the Blues
Sugar Ray & The Bluetones with Little Charlie Baty
Too Far From The Bar 2020

Triple Threat
Roland Kirk
Triple Threat 1956

They Raided The Joint
Duke Robillard
A Swingin Session With… 2008

Nosey Joe
Powerhouse w/ Bullmoose Jackson
Nightlife 1975

Little Miss Muffet
Mabel Smith (Big Maybelle)
King Records 1949

Paradise Squat
Count Basie
Mercury Records 1952

5 O’Clock Blues
Memphis Slim & His House Rockers w/ Matt “Guitar” Murphy
United Records

Amos Milburn
Aladdin Records 1948

8:00 What’s Hot In L.A.?

Counting Down the Top 10 Songs

Cash Box Regional R&B Chart for Los Angeles
Labor Day Weekend, 1950

#10 – Pink Champagne
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers
Specialty Records 1950

#9 – Happy Payday
Little Willie Littlefield
Modern Records 1950

#8 – Two Years Of Torture
Percy Mayfield w/ Monroe Tucker & His Orchestra
Hollywood Records 1949

#7 – Deceiving Blues
Little Esther & Mel Walker w/ the Johnny Otis Orchestra
Savoy Records 1950

#6 – I Wanna Be Loved
Dinah Washington
Mercury Records

#5 – Blue Light Boogie (Parts 1 & 2)
Louis Jordan
Decca Records 1950

#4 – Blue Shadows
Lowell Fulson
Swingtime Records 1949

#3 – I Need You So
Ivory Joe Hunter
Atlantic Records 1950

#2 – Mona Lisa
Nat King Cole
Captain Carey (Soundtrack) 1950

#1 – I’ll Never Be Free
Annie Laurie & Paul Gayten & His Orchestra
Regal Records 1950

The magic of the Cash Box Regional Charts is that you get to see
how diverse musical tastes were in different American cities.

Here’s are some of top R&B songs across the U.S. on Labor Day 1950

Boogie Rambler
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Peacock Records 1950

Love Don’t Love Nobody
Roy Brown
DeLuxe Records 1950

Well Oh Well
Tiny Bradshaw
King Records

My Temper Is Rising
Roy Hawkins & His Orchestra
Modern Records 1950

Bald Head
Roy Byrd And His Blue Jumpers
Mercury Records 1950

Bartender’s Blues
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders
Specialty Records 1950

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