WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast August 7, 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

Mad Lad
Chuck Berry Rockin’ at the Hops 1960
Wrong Woman Blues
Roy Brown De Luxe Records 1951
Midnight Blues
T-Bone Walker Black & White Records 1948
Honky Tonk
Clifford Scott Mr. Honky Tonk Is Back In Town 1992
Bartender’s Blues
Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Speciality Records 1950
Eat Where You Slept Last Night
The Duke Robillard Band They Called It Rhythm & Blues 2022
Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Dizzy Gillespie Voodoo 1989
Leave The Light On
The Love Light Orchestra Leave The Light On 2022
Them There Eyes
Billie Holiday Decca Records 1950
You’re Drivin’ Me Crazy / Moten Swing
Johnny Otis Spirit of the Black Territory Bands 1992
A&M Blues
Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1948
The Richest Guy In The Graveyard
Etta Jones Victor Records 1947
Bill Stuve Flyin’ Right 2005
Push-Ka-Pee She Pie (The Saga Of Saga Boy)
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1949
The Tout
Sam Butera Groove Records 1954
Hard To Say I Love You
Anthony Geraci & Dennis Brennan Daydreams In Blues 2022

Born in Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana, on August 12, 1920, Percy Mayfield was
an American Rhythm and blues singer with a smooth vocal style. He also was a songwriter, known for the songs “Please Send Me Someone to Love” and
“Hit the Road Jack”, the latter being a song first recorded by Ray Charles.

The version of “River’s Invitation” included in this surveywas a remake Mayfield’s
classic tune and a minor R&B hit in 1963.

River’s Invitation
Percy Mayfield Tangerine Records 1962
Two Years Of Torture
Monroe Tucker & His Orchestra w/ Percy Mayfield Hollywood Records 1949
Please Send Me Someone to Love
Hank Crawford The Soul Clinic 1962
Strange Things Happen
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown American Music Texas Style 1999
Prayin’ For Your Return
Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1951
Never No More
Frank Bey All My Dues Are Paid 2020
Hit The Road, Jack
Ray Charles ABC-Paramount Records 1961
At The Club
Ray Charles ABC Paramount 1962
Walking On a Tightrope
Diane Schuur Running On Faith 2020
The Big Question
Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1953

Biography @ wikipedia.org
Discography @ discogs.com
Percy Mayfield – Spontaneous Lunacy
Percy Mayfield – Paste Magazine

Roland’s Theme
Roland Kirk Triple Threat 1956
Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
Stick McGhee and His Buddies Atlantic Records 1949
Mend Your Ways
Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1953
My Country Man
Big Maybelle Okeh Records 1953
Crying Won’t Help You Now
B.B. “Blues Boy” King RPM Records 1956
Ain’t That Lovin’ You
Delbert McClinton Outdated Emotion 2022

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

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