WRFG Route 66 Playlist and Podcast May 7, 2023

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 the Jump Blues and
Early Rock’n’Roll Eras (1940s to mid-1950s) and on how those styles
and artists have evolved over the years.

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Original Album or Label & Date

Sinner’s Hop Paul Williams’ Hucklebuckers Savoy Records 1951

Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just As Bad)
T-Bone Walker
Black & White Records 1947

I’ll Always Be In Love With You
Paul Carrack & The SWR Big Band
Don’t Wait Too Long 2023

Sundays With You Camille Howard Specialty Records 1948
Honey Chile Fats Domino Imperial Records 1951
T-Town Twist Roy Milton Specialty Records 1951

Baby You’re Always On My Mind
Buddy & Ella Johnson & The Bee Jays
Decca Records 1952

Drifting Blues
Count Basie Orchestra & Billy Eckstine
Basie/Eckstine Inc 1959

Nostalgia (The Day I Knew) Samara Joy Linger Awhile 2022
Manteca Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra RCA Victor 1948

Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee, Drinkin’ Wine
Lionel Hampton
Decca Records 1949

Salt Port West Virginia
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Sings Louis Jordan 1973

Cherry Smash Big Jay McNeely Savoy Records 1949
Bad Tale Boogie Jay McShann & His Jazz Men Philo Records 1945
Aged & Mellow Little Esther Phillips Federal Records 1952
Don’t You Want A Man Like Me B.B. King RPM Records 1951
Sugar Sweet Muddy Waters Chess Records 1955

Good Rockin’ Daddy
Marcia Ball, Lou Ann Barton & Angela Strehli
Dreams Come True 1990

Born in Barnwell, South Carolina on May 3, 1933, James Brown is known as
the Godfather of Soul and the central progenitor of funk, but his roots were in
gospel and jump blues.

Good Rockin’ Tonight James Brown Out Of Sight 1964

Caldonia Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Decca Records 1945
Brown said hearing “Caldonia” inspired him to be a professional musician.

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens James Brown Showtime 1964

So Long Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 1949
In 1944, Brown sang “So Long” in at talent show in Augusta, Georgia.
He won. It was his first public appearance. He was either
10 or 11 at the time.

Love Don’t Love Nobody Roy Brown DeLuxe Records 1950
Night Train Jimmy Forrest United Records 1951

Have Mercy Baby
James Brown & His Famous Flames
Shout And Shimmy 1962
Originally by Billy Ward and The Dominoes, Brown’s version of
“Have Mercy Baby” was a minor hit in 1962.

biography @ wikipedia.org
discography @ discogs.com

Bustin’ Out Big Harp George Cut My Spirit Loose 2023
Fever Ray Charles & Natalie Cole Genius Loves Company 2004

God Bless the Child
Andra Day
The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Music from the Motion Picture) 2021

Baby Baby All The Time Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1954
Just Got Lucky Bill Stuve Big Noise 1990
Let Your Tears Fall Baby Big Mama Thornton Peacock Records 1952

All Night Long & Baby, Please Don’t Go
Big Maybelle w/ Newport Blues Band
Jazz On A Summer’s Day (Soundtrack) 1958

Someone To Love Charles Brown & Bonnie Raitt Someone to Love 1992

(sign off)

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

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