WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast October 2, 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

Blow Your Brains Out Big Jay McNeely Life Story 2012

Eat Where You Slept Last Night The Duke Robillard Band
They Called It Rhythm & Blues 2022

The Hustle Is On T-Bone Walker Imperial Records 1950

Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You? Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Everybody’s Talkin’ Bout Miss Thing! 2009

The Huckle-Buck Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Speciality Records 1949
Poppa Stoppa Pee Wee Crayton Modern Records 1951

Marihuana Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends Premier Records 1945
First performed by Gertrude Michael in “Murder at the Vanities” in 1934. A few years later, the lyrics were rewritten and the song was remained “Lotis Blossom.”

Send For Me Catherine Russell Send For Me 2022
KIlroy Has Been Here Memphis Slim & His House Rockers Miracle Records 1947

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens B.B. King
Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan 1999

Lex Meets Big Big Joe & The Dynaflows I’m Still Swingin’ 1998
Oh, Lady Be Good! Ella Fitzgerald Decca Records 1947
Shipyard Social Function Lucky Millinder Decca Records 1945
Orange Colored Sky Nat King Cole Capitol Records 1950
I Don’t Know Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1959


Ray Charles Robinson was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist.
Born in Albany, Georgia on September 23, 1930, Ray Charles is regarded as
one of the most iconic and influential singers in history, and was often referred
to by contemporaries as “The Genius”. Among friends and fellow musicians
he preferred being called “Brother Ray.” wikipedia

Confession Blues The Maxin Trio Down Beat Records 1949
Ray Charles’s first hit record. “Confession Blues” was on the national R&B Chart
for 11 weeks, peaking at number two.

Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand Ray Charles Trio Swing Time Records 1951
His second hit, Charles’s version of “Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand” was in the
Top 10 for 6 weeks and peaked at number five.

Funny, but I Still Love You Diane Schuur Talkin’ ‘Bout You 1988

Sinner’s Prayer Lowell Fulson Swingtime Records 1949
For several years, Charles played piano and wrote arrangements for
Fulson’s road band, but there is no record of him performing with Fulson in the
studio. Charles recored his version “Sinner’s Prayer” in 1953.

Jumpin’ In The Mornin’ Ray Charles Atlantic Records 1953
Them That Got Maceo Parker Roots Revisited 1990
Mess Around Ray Charles & His Orchestra Atlantic Records 1953

Biography @ wikipedia.org
Discography @ discogs.com

Nuit Sauvage Sax Gordon Extreme Sax! 2021
Can’t Even Do Wrong Right Chris Daniels & The Kings Blues With Horns, Vol. 1 2017
Flip, Flop, & Fly Count Basie & Big Joe Turner The Bosses 1974

Going To Chicago Blues
Count Basie w/ Lambert, Hendricks & Ross & Joe Williams
Sing Along With Basie 1957

Bloodshot Eyes Wynonie Harris King Records 1951
Choo Choo Ch’Boogie Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1946
Smack Dab In The Middle Ella Mae Morse Capitol Records 1955
Slippin’ & Slidin’ (Peepin’ & Hidin’) Little Richard Speciality Records 1956

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

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