WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast July 31, 2022

WRFG’s Route 66 celebrates a 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

The Whip Gil Bernal Spark Records 1954
Cadillac Baby Roy Brown De Luxe Records 1950
Shout, Sister, Shout! Sister Rosetta Tharpe Decca Records 1943
Straighten Up and Fly Right Lyle Lovett 12 of June 2022
Woke Up This Morning (My Baby She Was Gone)
B.B. King RPM Records 1953
Double Dealing Daddy Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1952
Annie Laurie Tiny Grimes Quintet Atlantic Records 1948
I’ve Got A Right To Cry
Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers Exclusive Records 1946
I’m Waiting For Your Call T-Bone Walker Black & White Records 1948
Give It Everything You’ve Got
Patrick Vining w/ Kirk Fletcher Ready Right Now 1999
Coming Out Swingin’
Candye Kane & Laura Chavez Coming Out Swingin’ 2013
Lavender Coffin Lionel Hampton Decca Records 1949
We’re Gonna Rock This Joint Four Charms Flatland Boogie 2000
Way Back Home Big Maybelle Okeh Records 1953
I’m Still In Love With You Pee Wee Crayton Modern Records 1948
Do Unto Others
Paul Orta, Nathan James & Richard Ray Farrell
Juke Joint Session Vol.2 2019
There Is Something On Your Mind Sax Gordon Extreme Sax! 2021

Photo Courtesy vocalgroupharmony.com

Born Roy Bunny Milton in Wynnewood, Oklahoma on July 31, 1907, Milton was an R&B and jump blues singer, drummer and bandleader. He formed the Solid Senders after moving to Los Angeles in 1933. They scored 19 Top 10 R&B hits between 1946 and 1953, including the original versions of all of the songs in this survey.

R.M. Blues The Johnny Otis Show with Roy Milton Live At Monterey! 1970

Thrill Me
Camille Me with Roy Milton & The Solid Senders Speciality Records 1947

Keep A Dollar In Your Pocket King Perry Excelsior/United Artists 1947
Released in 1948, Milton’s version of “Keep Your Dollar”
was his fifth Top 10 record.

Everything I Do Is Wrong
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders Specialty Records 1948

Information Blues Duke Robillard Duke’s Blues 1996
Milton’s ninth song to make the Top 10, Information Blues peaked
at #2 on the national R&B chart in Febuary of 1950.

Oh Babe Louis Prima & Keely Smith Robin Hood Records 1950
Released late in 1950, Milton’s version of Prima’s tune was his
twelveth entry in the Top 10.

Early In The Morning
Roy Milton & His Orchestra Specialty Records 1953

biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com

Deep feeling Chuck Berry After School Session 1957
In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down
Charles Brown Aladdin Records 1949
Five Guys Named Moe
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1942
Send For Me Catherine Russell Send For Me 2022
Deed I Do Ray Charles & Milt Jackson Soul Brothers 1957
Early in the Mornin’
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Live From Austin, TX 2019
Hop, Skip & Jump Anita Tucker Capitol Records 1956

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

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