WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast for March 28, 2021

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HERE’S THE WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2021

Song
Artist
Original Single or Album & Date

Jump In
Ruzz Guitar’s Blues Revue
The Instrumental Sounds Of… 2020

As Long as I’m Moving
Ruth Brown & The Rhythmakers & Orchestra
Atlantic Records 1955

Boogie Woogie Country Girl
Jimmy ‘T99’ Nelson w/ Doug James & Sax Gordon
Rockin’ And Shoutin’ The Blues 1999

You’re The Boss
LaVern Baker & Jimmy Ricks
Atlantic Records 1961

Please Call Me Baby
Southside Johnny
Grapefruit Moon: The Songs of Tom Waits 2021 (Reissue / Remix)

Walkin’ With Sid
Arnett Cobb
Apollo Records 1947

When Your Lover Has Gone
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
Velvet Mood 1955

LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y – Week 23
I Know What You’re Puttin’ Down
Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five
Decca Records 1947
Jordan’s 30th song to reach the Billboard R&B Charts, “I Know What You’re Putting Down” was on the charts for three weeks, peaking at number 4 in June of 1947. The song, written by Jordan and Bud Allen, was actually the “A” side of one of Jordan’s
biggest hits: “Jack, You’re Dead.”

Jack, You’re Dead!
B.B. King
Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan 1999

Rudy’s Rock
Bill Haley & His Comets w/ Rudy Pompilli (sax)
Decca Records 1956

It’s Later Than You Think
Little Roger & The Houserockers
Good Rockin’ House Party 2017

The Huckle-Buck
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders
Specialty Records 1949

Texas Flood
Roomful of Blues
Roomful of Blues 1977

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE
Born Rosetta Nubin in Cotton Plant, Arkansas on March 15, 1915

Strange Things Happening
Etta James

Modern Records 1956 (Sister Rosetta Tharpe)
That’s All Sister
Rosetta Tharpe Sims-Wheeler Vintage Jazz Band
(live) 1960

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE RESOURCES
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
overview @ allmusic.com

Caravan Dirty
Dozen Brass Band
My Feet Can’t Fail Me Now 1984

CASH BOX REGIONAL R&B CHART “HOT IN DALLAS” FOR MARCH 31, 1951
A list of the 10 R&B songs getting the most juke box play that week in Dallas, Texas.

10) Let’s Rock A While
Amos Milburn & His Chicken Shackers
Aladdin Records 1951

9) Do Something For Me
The Dominoes
Federal Records 1951

8) Little Red Rooster
Margie Day w/ The Griffin Brothers Orchestra
Dot Records 1951

7) Rockin’ Blues
Johnny Otis Orchestra w/ Mel Walker
Savoy Records 1950

6) Gee Baby
Mel Walker w/ The Johnny Otis Orchestra
Savoy Records 1951

5) Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
Ray Charles
Swing Time Records 1951

4) Lost Love (Baby, Please)
Percy Mayfield
Specialty Records 1951

3) Rockin’ & Rollin’
Lil’Son Jackson
Imperial Records 1950

2) Black Night
Charles Brown
Aladdin Records 1951

1) Please Don’t Take Your Love Away From Me
Joe Morris & His Orchestra w/ Laurie Tate
Atlantic Records 1951

CASH BOX MAGAZINE RESOURCES
R&B / Soul Singles @ cashboxmagazine.com
Cash Box Magazine @ Internet Archives
Cash Box Archive @ worldradiohistory.com

The Kid From Red Bank
Count Basie
The Complete Atomic Basie 1958

You’re Driving Me Crazy
Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco
You’re Driving Me Crazy 2018

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

That’s A Pretty Good Love
Big Maybelle
Savoy Records 1956

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

T-Bone Shuffle
T-Bone Walker
Capitol Records 1947

(sign off)

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


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