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WRFG ROUTE 66 PLAYLIST FOR MAY 2, 2021
Original Album or Single & Date
Midnight Jump Memphis Slim & His House Rockers Miracle Records 1948
Hound Dog Big Mama Thornton with Kansas City Bill & His Orchestra
Peacock Records 1952
Mr. Hound Dog’s In Town Roy Brown & His Mighty Mighty Men King Records 1953
Every Dog Has His Day Pee Wee Crayton Imperial Records 1954
Jump With B.B. B.B. King Spotlight On Lucille 1991
Give It Up Daddy Blues Albennie Jones with the Sam Price Three
Decca Records 1947
Dat Dere Oscar Brown Jr. Sin & Soul …And Then Some 1961
Hallelujah, I Love Him So Ella Fitzgerald Ella: The Lost Berlin Tapes (1962) 2020
LOUIS JORDAN: THE SOLO HITS FROM A TO Y – Week 28
Junco Partner Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five Decca Records 1952
Released one year after James Wayne made the song a hit, Jordan’s version of
“Junco Partner” never made the national charts, but it did reach the Top 10 on the
Cash Box Regional R&B Chart for New Orleans for two non-consecutive weeks
in the summer of 1952.
“Junco Partner” is credited to Bob Shad, the president of “Sittin’ In With…,” the record label that released Wayne’s hit verion in 1952. The song was “inspired” by “Junker’s Blues” which was written by boogie-woogie pianist Willie Hall in the 1920s.
Mambo Baby Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1954
Shrimp & Gumbo Dave Bartholomew Imperial Records 1955
Rocking After Midnight Lowell Fulson’s Combo Swing Time Records 1950
Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand Ray Charles Swing Time Records 1951
Candy Big Maybelle & the Kelly Owens Orchestra Savoy Records 1956
Kidney Stew Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson with the Cannonball Adderley Quintet
Back Door Blues 1961
I Got Loaded Igor Prado Band Recorded in MONO at Studio 8 (SP/Brazil) 2007
Straight to the Top (Live) Southside Johnny
Grapefruit Moon: The Songs of Tom Waits 2021 (Re-Release)
TRIBUTE TO EARL BOSTIC
(b) Eugene Earl Bostic in Tulsa, OK on April 25, 1913
Harlem Nocturne Earl Bostic King Records 1956
Bostic became a professional musician at 18. After graduating from Xavier University in New Orleans he played with many of the great territorial bands of the 1930s.
Haven´t Named It Yet Lionel Hampton & Orchestra Victor Records 1939
Bostic’s first records date from 1939. He played alto sax on four sides by the
Lionel Hampton Orchestra which featured Red Allen on trumpet
and Charlie Christian on guitar.
Let Me off Uptown Gene Krupa’s Orchestra w/ Roy Eldridge Okah Records 1941
Bostic achived early success as a songwriter and arranger, his “Let Me Off Downtown”
has been recorded by numerous artists.
When Your Mother’s Gone Brother Joshua (Cousin Joe), Earl Bostic Orchestra
Gotham Records 1946
You Ain’t so Such a Much Donald Harrison Jr. & Dr John New Orleans Gumbo 2013
A Bostic original, he first recorded the song with Cousin Joe in March of 1948
Temptation Earl Bostic King Records 1948
EARL BOSTIC RESOURCES
biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
overview @ allmusic.com
Book Of Lies Bettye LaVette Blackbirds 2020
The Devil Is A Busy Man Sunnyland Slim w/King Curtis Slim’s Shout 1960
Bobby Sox Baby Johnny Big Stone & the Blues Workers
DOWNBEAT RECORDS PRESENTS… Plays T-Bone Walker 2020
Evenin’ T-Bone Walker T-Bone Blues 1955
Bartender’s Blues Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Specialty Records 1950
Hootie Blues Jay McShann The Last Of The Blue Devils 1977
Cry Baby Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1951
Is You Is My Baby (Is You or Is You Ain’t My Baby) Veronica Lewis
You Ain’t Unlucky 2021
Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2005