WRFG Playlist and Podcast April 24, 2022

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

Good Bait Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra RCA 1947
Ain’t Nobody’s Business Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Double – O Count Basie Atomic Basie 1958
Love And Friendship Ben Levin Still Here 2021
Rock On Sax Gordon Extreme Sax! 2021
Walk ‘Em Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra Decca Records 1946
I Lost My Love In Salt Lake City “Frantic” Fay Thomas Exclusive Records 1949
All of Me Andra Day
The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Music from the Motion Picture)

Born Benjamin Joseph Jackson in Cleveland, Ohio on April 22, 1919
Jackson was an American blues and rhythm-and-blues singer and saxophonist, who was most successful in the late 1940s. He is considered a performer of dirty blues because of the suggestive nature of some of his songs
. – Wikipedia

Why Don’t You Haul Off & Love Me Bull Moose Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
King Records 1949
I Love You, Yes I Do Bull Moose Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
King Records 1947
First R&B song to sell one million copies.
I Wanna Hug Ya Kiss Ya Squeeze Ya Big Rhythm Combo Too Small To Dance 1997
Nosey Joe Powerhouse w/ Bullmoose Jackson Nightlife 1975

Biography @ wikipedia.org
Discography @ discogs.com
Biography @ JazzWax

The Way You Do The Duke Robillard Band
They Called It Rhythm & Blues 2022

TRIBUTE TO ART RUPE – September 5, 1917 – April 15, 2022
Arthur Newton Rupe (born Arthur Goldberg) was an American music
executive and record producer. He founded Specialty Records, known for its
rhythm and blues, blues, gospel and early rock and roll music recordings,
in Los Angeles in 1946. Wikipedia

Long Tall Sally Little Richard Specialty Records 1956
Rupe signed Little Richard to Specialty in 1956.
Boogie #1 The Sepia Tones Juke Box Records 1944
Kansas City Boogie The Blues Man Juke Box Records 1945
Voo-It! Voo-It! The Blues Woman (Marian Abernathy)
Juke Box Records 1946
Milton’s Boogie Roy Milton & His Solid Senders
Juke Box Records 1946
R.M. Blues Roy Milton Juke Box Records 1946
In 1944, Rupe and two partners founded Juke Box Records.
Thrill Me Camille Howard with Roy Milton & The Solid Senders
Speciality Records 1947
In 1946, Rupe founded Specialty Records. The move came after he discovered
that his partners in Juke Box Records were cooking the books.
Pink Champagne Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers Specialty Records 1950
Lost Love (Baby, Please) Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1951
The Ball Game Sister Wynona Carr Specialty Records 1952
Rupe signed several gospel groups and singers to the Specialty label.
Oooh-Oooh-Oooh Lloyd Price Specialty Records 1952
Lawdy Miss Clawdy Lloyd Price & The Dave Bartholomew Orchestra
Specialty Records 1952
Drunk Jimmy Liggins & His 3-D Music Specialty Records 1953
I’m Mad John Lee Hooker Speciality Records 1954
Rupe signed John Lee Hooker in 1954, but dropped him after his first
single for the label bombed.
The Things That I Used to Do Guitar Slim Specialty Records 1954
I’m So Glad (Trouble Don’t Last Always) The Soul Stirrers featuring Sam Cook
Specialty Records 1955
Rip It Up Little Richard Specialty Records 1957
Rupe eventually became fed up with payola – having to bribe DJs
to play his artists on the radio – and stopped issuing records.
By the early 1960s, only Little Richards’ records remained in print.

Biography @ wikipedia.org
Obituary @ The Guardian

History @ wikipedia.com
Discography @ discogs.com

(sign off)

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

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