WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast – May 23, 2021

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WRFG Route 66 Playlist For Sunday, May 23, 2021

Original Album or Single & Date

Air Mail Special Earl Bostic Bostic Rocks – Hits of the Swing Age 1958
Saturday Night Fish Fry Lou Rawls & Joe Williams & Lionel Hampton
Portrait Of The Blues 1993
Alligator Meat Joe Swif & The Johnny Otis Band Exclusive Records 1948
Biscuits Gene Mighty Flea Conners Sanctified 1980
All Night Long (Night Train) Rusty Bryant Dot Records 1954
Fat Daddy Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1953
Rock, Rock, Rock Amos Milburn & His Aladdin Chickenshackers
Aladdin Records 1953
One Sweet Letter Adrianna Marie & her Roomful Of All-Stars Kingdom Of Swing 2017

Look Out Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five
Decca Records 1947
Written by Phil Springer and Fred Ebb, “Look Out” was Jordan’s 33rd entry
on the Billboard R&B Chart, peaking at number five in October of 1947.
“Look Out” was a follow-up to another tongue-and-cheek look at romance
called, “Beware, Brother, Beware”

Beware, Brother, Beware B.B. King
Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan 1999
Grapefruit Moon Southside Johnny Grapefruit Moon: The Songs of Tom Waits 2021
My Gal’s A Jockey Big Joe Turner With Wild Bill Moore’s Lucky Seven Band
National Records 1946
Roy Rides Roy Milton & his Solid Senders Specialty Records 1948
I Don’t Want Your Money Honey Frantic Fay Thomas w/ Red Callender & Lee Young (Exclusive Records 1949

(b) Aron Thibeaux Walker in Linden, Texas on May 16, 1910

Walker was still living with his mother in Houston, Texas when he recorded his
first single under the name Oak Cliff T-Bone in 1929. By 1935 he’d moved to
Los Angeles, gotten married, and was playing and singing in the clubs along
Central Avenue. His first record under the name T-Bone Walker was made with
Les Hite & His Orchestra in 1940. Walker was the featured singer and did

not play guitar on the date.

Bobby Sox Blues T-Bone Walker with Jack McVea’s All Stars
Black & White Records 1947
The first of nine songs to reach the Billboard R&B Chart,
“Bobby Sox Blues” peaked at number three in 1947.

Good Rockin’ Tonight Jimmy Witherspoon w/ T-Bone Walker & Clifford Scott
Evenin’ Blues 1964
During the 1960s, Walker recorded albums with other blues and R&B artists
including Jay McShann, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, and Jimmy Witherspoon.

Midnight Blues T-Bone Walker Black & White Records 1948
Walker’s fifth juke box hit, “Midnight Blues” charted for two weeks,
peaking at number 11 in late 1948.

Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You Johnny Big Stone & the Blues Workers
Walker’s music is still played around the world, this version of “Gee Baby”
is by Johnny Big Stone and his band,
a retro blues banded based in Barcelona, Spain.

Stormy Monday Blues Bobby “Blue” Bland Duke Records 1962
Walker wasn’t the only artist to have a hit with his signature song,
Bobby “Blue” Bland’s version charted for 13 weeks peaking at
number five in the fall of 1962.

I’m Still in Love with You Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019
T-Bone Shuffle T-Bone Walker Capitol Records 1949
Walker’s eighth and second to last Billboard hit, “T-Bone Shuffle”
was number 15 for one week in March of 1949.

biography@ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
overview @ allmusic.com

You’re Driving Me Crazy Roomful Of Blues That’s Right! 2005
Knock Me A Kiss Eddie Tigner Slippin’ In 2009
There Is Something On Your Mind Rob Stone Trio In Tokyo 2021
Jumpin’ At The Club Blue Flame Jimmie Gordon & His Bip Bop Band
King Records 1948
At The Club Ray Charles ABC Paramount 1962
They Raided The Joint Helen Humes Mercury Records 1947
Oop Bop Sh’ Bam Dizzy Gilespie Sextet Musicraft Records 383 1946
That Old Black Magic Louis Prima & Keely Smith Capitol Records 1958
It’s Your Voodoo Working Bloodest Saxophone feat. Jai Malano
Texas Queens 5 2019

(sign off)

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

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