WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast for Oct. 25, 2020

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Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, October 25, 2020


Mangum, Oklahoma
October 25, 1954

Original Album or Single & Date

Mess Around
Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters
Rise Up 2020

Klroy Has Been Here
Memphis Slim & His House Rockers
Miracle Records 1947

Walk That Walk, Daddy O
Tina Davis & The Gene Nero Sextet
King Records 1949

Traintime Blues
Bill Stuve
Say Man! 2000

Drown in My Own Tears
Blue Harlem w/Imelda May
Talk to Me 2005

Route 66
Chuck Berry
New Jukebox Hits 1961

D Is For Denny
Kirk Fletcher
My Blues Pathway 2020

Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens - Wikipedia

NEW FEATURE – Louis Jordan: The Hits from A to Y

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Decca Records 1946
A number one hit for Mr. Jordan in 1946!

What a little moonlight can do
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday (Lp) 1954

Senor Blues
Ray Charles
My Kind Of Jazz 1970

What I Put You Through
Sugar Ray & The Bluetones w/ Little Charlie Baty
Too Far From The Bar 2020

I Need a Man
Laura Tate
Live from El Paso 2020

Vout Orenee
Slim Gaillard & His Boogiereeners
Queen Records 1945

On the Road
Jack Kerouac
Reads on the Road 1999

8 A.M. Feature: 66 on Route 66

To celebrate John’s 66 birthday, we’re counting down
Billboard Magazine’s Top 10 R&B songs in Atlanta, for October 25, 1954.

#10 Hurts Me to My Heart
Faye Adams
Herald Records 1954

#9 Oh, What a Dream
Ruth Brown
Atlantic Records 1954

#8 You Upset Me Baby
B.B. King
RPM Records 1954

#7 She’s The One
The Midnighters
Federal Records 1954

#6 Never Let Me Know
Johnny Ace
Duke Records 1954

#5 Shake, Rattle & Roll
Big Joe Turner
Atlantic Records 1954

#4 I’m Ready
Muddy Waters
Chess Records 1954

#3 Don’t Drop It
Wilbert Harrison
Savoy Records 1954

#2 Mambo Baby
Ruth Brown
Atlantic Records 1954

#1 Hearts of Stone
The Charms
De Luxe Records 1954

You can find the Territorial R&B Charts for October 25, 1954
on page 49 of Billboard Magazine’s issue for November 6, 1954.

Smack Dab In The Middle
Count Basie & His Orchestra w/ Joe Williams
Clef Records 1956

Goin’ To Chicago Blues
Lou Rawls w/ The Onzy Matthews Octet
Black & Blue 1963

Just For A Thrill
Aretha Franklin
The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin 1962

Have You Got The Gumption
Louis Jordan
Decca ‎Records 1947

Play With Your Poodle
Dana Gillespie
Blue Job 1982

The Pick-Up
Etta James
Modern Records 1957

Drive Daddy Drive
Little Sylvia w/ Buddy Lucas & The Band of Tomorrow
Jubilee Records 1952

Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile (Every Woman I Know)
Billy “The Kid” Emerson
Vee Jay Records 1955

(sign off)

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

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