WRFG Route Playlist and Podcast Sept. 12, 2021

WRFG Route 66 celebrates a bygone time when blues, jazz, and R&B blended
together, often in the same song. The focus is on the music of the Jump Blues
and Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
have evolved over the years.

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Original Album or Single & Date

New Orleans Shuffle Johnny Otis & His Orchestra Savoy Records 1949
She Winked Her Eye Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Peacock Records 1951
Open The Door, Richard Count Basie & His Orchestra RCA Victor 1947
Have You Lost Your Mind? Ben Levin Carryout Or Delivery 2020
They Call Me Big Mama Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton Peacock Records 1953
Goin’ Home Fats Domino Imperial Records 1952
Down Bound Train Chuck Berry After School Session 1957
You Don’t Learn That In School King Cole Trio Capitol Records 1946
B-Sharp You’ll See Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers Exclusive Records 1947


Tamburitza Boogie Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1950
Jordan’s 54th entry on the Billboard R&B Chart was number 10 for one week
in November of 1950, but was the 95th most played R&B song of 1950.
According to Wikipedia, “Croatian tamburitza is a folk song played with a tambura (cousins with Russian balalaika and the Italian mandolin) and is accompanied with

a dance. The origin is most commonly thought to be introduced from the Turks by
way of Bosnia between the 14th and 16th century..”

Mr Freddie’s Boogie Freddie Mitchell & His Orchestra Brunswick Records 1953
Chicken Shack Boogie Big Town Playboys Hole In My Pocket 1985
I Don´t Hurt Anymore Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra
Bobbin Records 1962
Shake Baby Shake Jack Dupree Red Robin Records 1953
Shake Dance Willis “Gator Tail” Jackson & His Orchestra Atlantic Records 1953
Shake A Hand Igor Prado Band Recorded in MONO at Studio 8 (SP/Brazil) 2007
All Right, OK, You Win (I’m In Love With You) Diane Schuur Blues for Schuur 1997
Lost Mind Johnny Adams
Walking on a Tightrope – The Songs of Percy Mayfield 1989

Roy James Brown was born in Kinder, Louisiana on September 10, 1925 (or 1920)

Good Rockin’ Tonight Roy Brown With Bob Ogden & His Orchestra
Deluxe Records 1947
The first of 14 national R&B hits Brown scored between 1947 and 1951
Hard Luck Blues Roy Brown & His Mighty Mighty Men DeLuxe Records 1950
Brown’s biggest selling record, “Hard Luck Blues” spent 18 weeks on the Billboard R&B chart including three weeks at number one during the summer of 1950.
Traintime Blues Bill Stuve Say Man! 2000
Along About Midnight (aka Long About Midnight) The Knickerbocker All-Stars
Open Mic At The Knick 2014
Lollipop Mama Wynonie Harris King Records 1948
Written by Brown, “Lollipop Mama” was Harris’s fourth hit single.
Love Don’t Love Nobody Kid Ramos West Coast House Party 2000
Bar Room Blues Roy Brown & His Mighty Mighty Men Deluxe Records 1951
Brown final hit before a brief comeback in 1957, “Bar Room Blues” was on the
national R&B chart for five weeks, peaking at number six at the end of 1951.

biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com
Roy Brown page @ SpontaneousLunacy.net

Walkin’ With Mr. Lee
The Three Tenor Saxes (Jimmy Cavallo, Pat Carey, Johnny Pennino)
Steppin’ Out Of Blue Monday 2006
Fine Little Honey Dripper (My Sweet Little Honey Dripper)
Jimmy “T-99” Nelson & The Peter Rabbit Trio RPM Records 1951
It’s a Mean Old Man’s World Dinah Washington Back To The Blues 1963
Still In The Dark Big Joe Turner Freedom Records 1950
There Is Something On Your Mind Rob Stone s/ Elena Kato & Hiroshi Eguchi Trio
In Tokyo 2021
Just For A Thrill Ray Charles The Genius 1959
Do Unto Others Pee Wee Crayton Imperial Records 1956
Weepin’ & Cryin’ Tommy Brown & The Griffin Brothers Regent Records 1951
Laughing In Rhythm Slim Gaillard Mish Mash 1953

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