Playlist 8-18-19

Let’s call this weeks show “Two Stooges Looking For A Third… And Hoping It’s Not Shemp.”

In Atlanta, we’re on WRFG 89.3 FM Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern. Your independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, August 18, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthdays: Jackie Brenston was born in Clarkesdale, Mississippi on either Auguest 24, 1928 or 1930
Percy Mayfield was born in Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana on August 12, 1920

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Date of First Release

Let’s Jump Dud & Paul Bascomb De Luxe Records 1945

School day (Ring ring goes the bell) Chuck Berry After School Session 1957
I’m Waiting Just For You Annisteen Allen & John Carrol w/ Lucky Millinder Federal Records 1951
That’s The Stuff You Gotta Watch Buddy & Ella Johnson Decca Records 1944

Early in The Morning B.B. King The Blues 1960
Cutting The Monkey’s Tail The Nick Moss Band feat. Dennis Gruenling Lucky Guy! 2019
Once More Imelda May No Turning Back 2005

Baby, Please Come Home Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019
Good Rockin’ Daddy Marcia Ball, Lou Ann Barton & Angela Strehli Dreams Come True 1990
Telephone Baby The Johnny Otis Show Capitol Records 1959

Dawn Patrol Haney’s Big House Herding Cats 2019
Lonesome & Blue Annie Laurie & The Howard Biggs’ Orchestra Okeh Records 1952
Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats Chess Records 1951

My Real Gone Rocket Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats Chess Records 1951
Flying Home Joe Houston Cash Records 1955
I Wanna Hug Ya, Kiss Ya, Squeeze Ya Bull Moose Jackson King Records 1955

Walkin’ Slowly Behind You Roomful of Blues Dance All Night 1994
Hot Weather Blues Mr. Sad Head RCA Victor 1951

8:00 am. Tribute to Percy Mayfield

Hit The Road, Jack Ray Charles ABC-Paramount Records 1961

Two Years Of Torture Percy Mayfield w/ Monroe Tucker & His Orchestra Hollywood Records 1949
Please Send Me Someone To Love Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1951

River’s Invitation Eddie Tigner Slippin’ In 2009
Strange Things Happening Guitar Slim ATCO Records (Recorded late 1950s)
Cry Baby Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1951

The Danger Zone Freddie King Woman Across The River 1973
You’re In For A Big Surprise Johnny Adams Walking on a Tightrope – The Songs of Percy Mayfield 1989

Walking The Chalk Line Tiny Bradshaw King Records 1951
Lost Mind Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1950

Annie Laurie Tiny Grimes Quintet Atlantic Records 1948
You Got To Have What It Takes Betty Hall Jones Capitol Records 1949
Three-Handed Woman Louis Jordan I Believe In Music 1973

Honey Hush Georgina Peach & The Savoys I’m on My Way 2019

Playlist 8-11-19

I hope our jumpin’ blues livened up your sleepy August Sunday.

In Atlanta, we’re heard exclusively on WRFG 89.3 FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, August 11, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Jimmy Witherspoon was born James Witerspoon in Gurdon, Arkansas on August 8, 1920

Song Artist Album or First Single & Date

Jump For Jerry Jimmy Thackery Guitar 2003

I Just Want To Make Love To You Etta James At Last! 1961
Rock, Rock, Rock Amos Milburn & His Aladdin Chickenshackers Aladdin Records 1953

Rockin’ on a Sunday Night Four Charms Flatland Boogie 2000
Yes I Know Annisteen Allen King Records 1953
Moanin’ Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross!: “The Hottest New Group In Jazz” 1960

Prison Blues T-Bone Walker Capital Records 1949
Last Meal Hurricane Harry Okeh Records 1956
Riot in Cell Block 9 The Robins Spark Records 1954

You Can’t Catch Me George Benson Walking to New Orleans: Remembering Chuck Berry and Fats Domino 2019
I’ve Got a Little Boy Ann Cole Baton Records 1957
The Big Question Ike Turner & His Kings Of Rhythm Federal Records 1950

Going’ To Chicago Blues Lou Rawls Black & Blue 1963
Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing Jersey Swamp Cats Go Cat Go! 2019
Honky Tonk Part 1 Bill Doggett King Records 1956

Oscar’s Jump Cash Box Kings Black Toppin’ 2013
The Wild Stage Of Life Lula Reed King Records 1953
Daddy Rollin’ Stone Otis Blackwell Jay-Dee Records 1953


Jimmy Witherspoon (January 4, 1962) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals); Ben Webster (tenor saxophone); Vince Guaraldi (piano); Monty Budwig (bass); Colin Bailey (drums).

8:00 AM Birthday Tribute to Jimmy Witherspoon

Aint Nobodys Business (Parts 1 & 2) Jimmy Witherspoon Supreme Records 1947

The Chicken & The Hawk Joe Turner & Jimmy Witherspoon Patcha, Patcha All Night Long 1985
Blues In The Morning Jimmy Witherspoon w/ Kenny Burrell Blue Spoon 1964

Times Getting Tougher Than Tough Jimmy Witherspoon w/ Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster Jimmy Witherspoon at the Renaissance 1960
Jumpin’ The Blues Jimmy Witherspoon w/ Jay McShann & Band Goin’ To Kansas City Blues 1957

No Rollin’ Blues Jimmy Witherspoon & Robben Ford Live At The Ash Grove 1976
Walkin’ With Mr. Lee Lee Allen Ember Records 1957
Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’ Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950

Pork Chop Chick Bloodest Saxophone Texas Queens 5 2019
Fasten Your Seatbelt Downchild Can You Hear The Music 2013
Nightshift Blues Zilla Mays & The Blues Caravan Brunswick Records 1961

As Long as I’m Moving Ruth Brown & The Rhythmakers & Orchestra Atlantic Records 1955

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

Playlist 7-28-19

With Mr. I. Pod at the wheel, we enjoyed a smooth Sunday cruise through the blues, jump, R&B, boogie, early rock’n’roll, & jukebox jazz.

Route 66 is heard Sunday from 7:00 To 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3 FM. You can listen anywhere over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, July 28, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Roy Milton was born Bunny Milton in Wynnewood, Oklahoma on July 31, 1907.

Song Artist Original Album or First Single & Date

Huckle Boogie Pee Wee Crayton Modern Records 1950

Rock & Roll Wild Bill Moore w/ Scatman Crothers Modern Records 1949
Them There Eyes Varetta Dillard Savoy Records 1952
C-Jam Blues Lynn Hope & Orchestra Aladdin Records 1953

I Don’t Mind Jersey Swamp Cats Go Cat Go! 2019
West Side Baby T-Bone Walker Comet Records 1948
Cry Baby Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1951

I Feel That Old Age Coming On Wynonie Harris All Stars King Records 1948
Take The Hands Off The Clock Tiny Bradshaw Savoy Records 1947
I Didn’t Like It The First Time (The Spinach Song) Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends Capitol Records 1949

House Rocker The Uptown Rhythm Kings Oooh-Wow! 1990
Stormy Monday Blues Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Duke Records 1962
Pretty Papa Blues Paula Watson Supreme Records 1948

Smooth Tyrone Terry Hanck I Still Get Excited 2019
Don’t Cry Baby The Knickerbocker All-Stars w/ Thornetta Davis Love Makes A Woman 2018

The Hucklebuck Paul Williams & The Hucklebucks Savoy Records 1949
Pack, Fair & Square Big Walter & His Thunderbirds Peacock Records 1966

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Roy Milton

Milton’s Boogie Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Juke Box Records 1945

A year before Roy Milton released his first record – Milton’s Boogie – he appeared in this 1944 soundie with singer June Richmond. It is his first know recorded performance.

47th Street Jive June Richmond with Roy Milton’s band Soundies Distributing Corp. of America 1944
Information Blues Roy Milton Specialty Records SP 349 1950

Hop, Skip & Jump Anita Tucker Capitol Records 1956
Good For Nothin’ Man Mickey Champion w/ The Roy Milton Band RPM Records 1950
Whose Hat Is That? Roy Brown & His Mighty-Mighty Men DeLuxe Records 1947

Rainy Weather Blues Roy Brown & His Orchestra DeLuxe Records 1948
Mr Fine Camille Howard & the Solid Senders Milton Records 1946

R.M. Blues & Shuggie’s Boogie The Johnny Otis Show with Roy Milton & Shuggie Otis Live At Monterey!

Instant Groove Roy Milton Instant Groove 1984

Baby You Don’t Know Duke Robillard Stomp! The Blues Tonight 2009
You Got Me Reelin’ & Rockin’ Sugar Ray’s Flying Fortress Jump, Jive & Swing 1999

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

Playlist 7-21-19

The air was so thick you could cut it with a butter knife as we turned over the ignition and started our cruise through the blues, jump, R&B, boogie, early rock’n’roll, and jukebox jazz.

Route 66 airs on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3 FM every Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern. Your independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, July 21, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee with Mark making a special guest appearance.
Birthday: Screamin’ Jay Hawkins was born Jalacy Hawkins in Celeveland, Ohio on July 18, 1929.

Song Artist Original Album or First Release & Date

Flying Home Lionel Hampton Decca Record 1942

He May Be Your Man Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters Double Crossing Blues 2013
Yes Indeed! Roomful Of Blues Dressed Up To Get Messed Up 1984
Hook, Line, & Sinker Big Joe & The Dynaflows Good Rockin’ Daddy 1989 3:27

Rockin’ with Red Piano Red RCA Victor 1950
Sunday Etta Jones feat. The Cedar Walton Trio A Soulful Sunday – Live at the Left Bank (1972) 2019
Black Night Dr. John In A Sentimental Mood 1989 4:03

Hideaway Albert White & The Rockers Albert White & The Rockers 2016
By The Light Of The Silvery Moon Etta James Modern Records 1957
Nobody Knows (The Trouble I’ve Seen) Snooks Eaglin Imperial Records 1960

You Got To Run Me Down Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz, Giles Robson Journeys To The Heart Of The Blues 2018
Dream Girl Blues T-Bone Walker Capitol Records 1947
Rock The Joint Jimmy Preston Gotham Records 1949

No Deposit – No Return Martha Davis Coral Records 1951

8:00 a.m. Birthday Tribute to Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

Frenzy Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Okeh Records 1957


Screamin’ Jay Hawkins & Johnny Otis live on KPFA radio Los Angeles 1980

Being Locking In A Coffin! Johnny Otis & Screamin’ Jay Hawkins KPFA radio Los Angeles 1980
I Put A Spell On You Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Okeh Records 1956

Whistling Past the Graveyard Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Portait Of A Man (Rarities) 1972
Orange Colored Sky Natalie Cole Unforgettable: With Love 2008

Route 66 King Cole Trio Capitol Records 1946
I’m Still in Love with You Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019
Seven Days Junior Parker Duke Records 335 1961

What’s The Matter With Me Albinia Jones & Don Byas Orchestra w/ Dizzy Gillespie Savoy Records 1945
Double – O Count Basie The Atomic Basie 1958
(That’s the Way) My Mind Is Working Varetta Dillard Savoy Records 1953

Deed I Do Ray Charles The Genius 1959
Just For A Thrill Aretha Franklin The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin 1962
Georgia On My Mind Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne Inspired By The Blues 2018

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

Playlist 7-14-19

Thanks to everyone who called in their donation to our 2019 Summer Pledge Drive. Your dollars help keep the music playing on your independent community radio station.

In Atlanta, Route 66 is broadcast on WRFG 89.3 FM every Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern. Listen worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook. You are always welcome to call us during the show at 404-523-8989.

Here’s your WRFG Route 66 playlist for Sunday, July 14, 2019

This week’s show is dedicated to the memory of Dave Bartholomew (December, 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthdays: Little Charlie Baty was born Charles Baty in Birmingham, Alabama on July 10, 1953
Peppermint Harris was born Harrison Demotra Nelson, Jr. in Texarkana, Texas on July 17, 1925

Song Artist Original Album or First Release Date

Big Boy Bill Jennings Quintet King Records 1955

Oop Bop Sh’ Bam Dizzy Gilespie Sextet Musicraft Records 1946
Are You Hep To The Jive Cab Calloway & His Orchestra Okeh Records 1940
What A Difference A Day Made Aretha Franklin Aretha Sings The Blues 1985

Jump, Jive, An’ Wail Louis Prima The Wildest! 1956
Who Said Shorty Wasn t Coming Back Lucky Millander Top Cat Records 1955
It Hurts To Be In Love Annie Laurie Deluxe Records 1957

No Money Down Chuck Berry After School Session 1957
I Hear You Knocking Smiley Lewis Specialty Records 1955
Marihuana Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends Premier Records 1945

Your Cash Ain’t Nothin’ But Trash The Clovers Atlantic Records 1954
I Got Loaded Peppermint Harris Aladdin Records 1951

Raining In My Heart Peppermint Harris Sittin’ In With Records 1950
Teardrops from My Eyes Ruth Brown Atlantic Records 45-929 1950
Um A Zero Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing Skronky Tonk 2016

The master at work.

8:00 AM – Tribute to Dave Bartholomew
All songs written or co-written by DB except “Texas Hop” by Pee Wee Crayton.

Country Boy Dave Bartholomew De Luxe Records 1947

Domino-Bartholomew Medley Dave Bartholomew New Orleans Big Beat 1999
Go on Fool Big Joe & The Dynaflows Rockhouse Party 2019
Going To The River Chuck Willis Okeh Records 4-6952 1953

Honey Chile Fats Domino Imperial Records 1951
That’s how you got killed before Elvis Costello My Flame Burns Blue 2006
When The Sun Goes Down T-Bone Walker Imperial Records 45-5264 1954

Blue Monday Mitch Woods A Tip of the Hat to Fats 2019
Bad News Blues Dave Bartholomew New Orleans Big Beat 1999

So Glad Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019
Lillie Mae Roomful of Blues Dance All Night 1994
I’m Gonna Be A Wheel Some Day Fats Domino Imperial Records 1959

Texas Hop Cesta Ayres (a.k.a. Dave Bartholomew) Imperial Records 1954
Do Unto Others Pee Wee Crayton Imperial Records 1956

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Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2006

Playlist 7-7-19

Plenty of musical fireworks this Sunday for week two of our annual Louis Jordan celebration.

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In Atlanta, our show is heard exclusively on WRFG 89.3 FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, July 7, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthday: Louis Jordan was born Louis Thomas Jordan in Brinkley, Arkansas on July 8, 1908.

Song Artist Original Album or First Relese & Date

This show consists of songs by Louis Jordan and covers of tunes he recorded during his five decade career.

The Slop Louis Jordan Sextet Mercury Records 1951

Blue Light Boogie (Parts 1 & 2) Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Somebody Done Changed The Lock Of My Door Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Sings Louis Jordan 1973

Ain’t Nobody’s Business Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Let The Good Times Roll Ray Charles The Genius 1959
Caldonia Hollywood Fats Band Hollywood Fats Band 1978

Jack, You’re Dead! B.B. King Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan 1999
What’s the Use of Gettin’ Sober / If I Had Any Sense Jerry Dixon & Doug Eskew Five Guys Named Moe (Original Broadway Cast Recording) 1992
Five Guys Named Moe Chevalier Brothers Live & Still Jumping 1998

A Chicken Ain’t Nothin’ But A Bird Louis Jordan Decca Records 1940
Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens James Brown Showtime 1964
House Party Lamont Cranston Tiger In Your Tank 1988

Jumpin’ At The Jubilee Louis Jordan Louis Jordan Soundie 1944
This Train Sister Rosetta Tharpe w/ Louis Jordan Transcription of Jubilee program broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Service 1943
The Green Grass Grows All Around Frankie “Sugar Chile” Robinson Capitol Records 1951

You Got To Go When The Wagon Comes Daisy Winchester w/ Louis Jordan Decca Records 1940
Open The Door, Richard Bill Samuels & the Cats ‘N Jammer Three Mercury Records 1947

Choo Choo Ch’Boogie Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Louie Louie Louie 2017
I Want You To Be My Baby Mitch Woods & Popa Chubby Jammin’ On The High Cs 2015
Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby? The Swing Session The Swing Session 1999

Early in the Morning Catherine Russell Alone Together 2019
Red Top Louis Jordan I Believe In Music 1973

Ain’t That Just Like A Woman The Terry Hanck Band From Roadhouse To Your House 2016
I Know What You’re Putting Down Louis Jordan Reet, Petite & Gone (Soundtrack) 1947

From the 1947 movie Reet, Petite, and Gone
Patricia Anderson steals the scene without saying a word.

If You’re So Smart, How Come You Ain’t Rich Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out Laverne Baker Sings Bessie Smith 1958
The Chick’s Too Young To Fry Asleep at the Wheel Pasture Prime 1998

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

Playlist 6-30-19

With the 4th of July holiday straight ahead, we wrapped up June with a celebration of Louis Jordan, the King of the Jukebox and grandfather of rock’n’roll.

Route 66 – your cruise through the blues, jump, R&B, boogie-woogie, early rock’n’roll, and jukebox jazz – is heard every Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern on WRFG 89.3 FM. Atlanta’s independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

Please follow Route 66 on Facebook and call us during the show at 404-523-8989.

Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, June 30, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Louis Jordan was born Louis Thomas Jordan in Brinkley, Arkansas on July 8, 1908.

Song Artist Original Album or First Release & Date

All of these songs were either recorded or written by the great Louis Jordan.

Open The Door Richard Louis Jordan Decca Records 1947

Early In The Morning Terry Hanck I Still Get Excited 2019
Let The Good Times Roll Dr. John Gumbo 1972

Ella Chick Webb w/ Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Decca Records 1938
Blue Light Boogie The Red Wagons Blues Band w/Mitch Woods Jumpin’ With Friends! 2012
Is You or Is You Ain’t My Baby Catherine Russell Alone Together 2019

Life Is So Peculiar Louis Jordan & louis Armstrong Decca Records 1951
Run Joe Dirty Dozen Brass Band Buck Jump 1999

Buzzzzzzz!

Buzz Me Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Louis Jordan Soundies (early 1940s?)
Caledonia Downchild Blues Band But, I’m On The Guest List 1982
Five Guys Named Moe Original London Cast Five Guys Named Moe (Original London Cast Recording) 1991

Deacon Jones Louis Jordan Decca Records 1944
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down & Out Deacon John’s Jump Blues Featuring Davell Crawford Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music From the Film 2002
Salt Port West Virginia Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Sings Louis Jordan 1973

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens Louis Jordan Decca Records 1946
Reet, Petite & Gone The Mannish Boys Lowdown Feelin’ 2008
Keep A Knockin’ Little Richard Little Richard 1958
S
Daddy O Louis Jordan & Martha Davis Decca Records 1949
Somebody Done Changed The Lock On My Door James Brown Show Time 1964
Green Grass Grows All Around Mighty Blue Kings Live From Chicago 1998

Fuzzy Wuzzy Louis Jordan Louis Jordan Soundies 1942
Knock Me A Kiss Eddie Tigner Slippin’ In 2009
Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’ Shirley Horn w/ Wynton Marsalis You Won’t Forget Me 1990

Saturday Night Fish Fry Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town Ruth Brown & Bonnie Raitt Ms. B’s Blues 2009

What’s The Use Of Getting Sober (When You’re Gonna Get Drunk Again) Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950

Sign off music: Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nighthawks Nine Lives 2005

6-23-19 Playlist

The fourth Sunday of June found us marking two celebrations of freedom: Juneteenth & Pride Month. Next week, our birthday salute to Louis Jordan, the King of the Jukebox. Don’t miss it!

Join our cruise through the blues, jump, R&B, boogie, early rock’n’roll, and jukebox jazz every Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. on WRFG 89.3 FM. Atlanta’s independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, June 23, 2019

Title Artist Original Album or First Releae & Date

Blues For The Red Boy Todd Rhodes Sensation / King Records 1948

Rock Savoy, Rock Andrew Tibbs Peacock Records 1951
Somebody Got To Go Gatemouth Moore Gay Paree Records 1951
Palm of Your Hand Georgina Peach & The Savoys I’m on My Way 2019

Nursery Rhyme Rock Wynona Carr Specialty Records 1956
The Whip Gil Bernal Spark Records 1954
My Babe Keith Richards Talk Is Cheap (reissue with bonus tracks) 2019

High Society T-Bone Walker I Get So Weary 1961
No Headstone on My Grave Esther Phillips Atlantic Records 1964
Ain’t No Fun (When The Rabbit Got the Gun) The Cash Box Kings Hail To The Kings! 2019

New Orleans Shuffle Roomful Of Blues Hot Little Mama 1981
The Comeback Harpdog Brown For Love & Money 2019

Poppa Stoppa Pee Wee Crayton Modern Records 1950
You Ain’t Movin’ Me Linda Hayes w/Earl Warren Orch. Antler Records 1956

Howling At Midnight Willis Jackson De Luxe Records 1954

Former slaves at Juneteenth celebration in Texas circa 1900

8:00 a.m. Junteenth Celebration

Juneteenth Jamboree Louis Jordan Decca Records 1940

Wade In The Water Sweet Honey In The Rock God’s Greatest Hits” on Vision TV 2012

Salute to Pride Month

Isfahan Duke Ellington The Far East Suite 1966 (written by Billy Strayhorn)

Gladys Bentley on “You Bet Your Life” in 1958

Them There Eyes Gladys Bentley “You Bet Your Life” TV Show with Grocho Marx 1958
Boogie’n My Woogie Gladys Bentley Quintette Excelsior Records 1945

Fourth of July Boogie Gladys “Fatso” Bently” (unknown)
Pachuko Hop Ike Carpenter Orchestra Aladdin Records 1953
Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand Ray Charles Swing Time Records 1951

Days Of Old B B King Kent Records 1959 (?)
3 AM Blues Adrianna Marie & her Roomful Of All-Stars Kingdom Of Swing 2017

Little By Little Nappy Brown Savoy Records 1956
Bye Bye Baby The Johnny Otis Show w/ Marie Adams Capitol Records 1957

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Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2009

6-16-19 Playlist

Hope you held on for our frantic Father’s Day cruise down Route 66!

We’re heard Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3 FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, June 16, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Helen Humes was born in Louisville, Kentucky on June 23, 1913.

Song Artist Album or first Single Release Date

Hot Tamales Noble “Thin Man” Watts & His Rhythm Sparks Baton Records 1959

Feel So Bad Terry Hanck I Still Get Excited 2019
Betty & Dupree Chuck Willis Atlantic Records 1957

TV Is The Thing Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1953
Rock Bottom Gene Phillips & His Rhythm Aces Modern Records 1948
Blues For My Baby Billy Wright w/ the Howard Collander Orchestra Savoy Records 1949
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Honey Hush Georgina Peach & The Savoys I’m on My Way 2019
Keep Your Hands Off My Baby Johnnie Bassett w/ Chris Codish The Gentleman Is Back 2009
Away From You Chuck Berry New Juke Box Hits 1961

So Many Tears Lowell Fulson Checker Records 1961
Big Boy’s Bounce Ervin “Big Boy” Groves Vita Records 1956
One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show Big Maybelle Okeh Records 1955

New Coat Of Paint Tom Waits The Heart of Saturday Night 1974
Bolo Blues Jimmy Forrest United Records 1952
Grits Ain’t Groceries Little Milton Checker Records 1969

Ain’t Gonna Cry Lynwood Slim World Wide Wood 2000
Oh Babe Roy Milton Specialty Records 381 1950 2:27

8:00 AM Tribute to Helen Humes

Sneaking Around With You Helen Humes Sneakin’ Around 1974
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I Cried For You Count Basie & Helen Humes Decca Records 1952
They Raided The Joint Duke Robillard A Swingin Session With Duke Robillard 2008 (Helen’s version was the A side of Loud Talkin’ Woman)
Loud Talkin’ Woman Helen Humes Decca Records 1952

I’m Singin’ The Blues Red Norvo w/ Helen Humes Red Plays The Blues 1958
Skronky Tonk Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing Skronky Tonk 2016

Rocket 88 Mitch Woods A Tip of the Hat to Fats 2019
Is You Is, Or Is You Ain’t (My Baby) B. B. King & Dr. John Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan 1999

Have You Got The Gumption Louis Jordan Decca ‎Records 1947
Blue Light Boogie Harpdog Brown For Love & Money 2019

The House Of Blue Lights Ella Mae Morse Capital Record 1946
Grey Hound Amos Milburn Aladdin Records 1952

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

6-9-19 Playlist

We paused this week to remember the amazing Dr. John. Rest in power.

Route 66 is heard Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3 FM. Your independent community radio station is streaming worldwide over our free mobile app and WRFG.ORG.

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Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, June 9, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
In Memorial: Dr. John. The Night Tripper was born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. in New Orleans on 20, 1941. He died of a heart attack on June 6, 2019

Song Artist Original Album and/or First Release Date

Something’s Got A Hold On Me Etta James Argo Records 1962

Mr. Cleanhead Blues (a.k.a. They Call Me Mr. Cleanhead) Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson Mercury Records 1946(?)
Blues From Louisiana Illinois Jacquet (unknown)
Come On Earl King Imperial Records 1960
Cindy Lou Gene Terry Goldband Records 1958

You Give Me Nothing But The Blues Guitar Slim Specialty Records 1958
Mr. Bad Luck Earl King Sexual Telepathy 1990
Baby, It’s Cold Outside Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan – Decca Records 1949

How Long Blues Henry Gray (self-titled) 1990
Rock This House Hollywood Fats Hollywood Fats Band 1978
Things I Used To Do Ike & Tina Turner The Hunter 1969
I’m tore Up Ike Turner & His Kings of Rhythm Federal Records 1956
Suds James Brown King Records 1961

Rampart Stree Special Champion Jack Dupree Natural & Soulful Blues 1960

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Dr. John

Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me Dr. John Duke Elegant 2000

Iko Iko/Blow Wind Blow Dr John Gumbo 1972
Black Night Dr. John In A Sentimental Mood 1989
It’s All Over Now Dirty Dozen Brass Band w/ Dr. John Voodoo 1989

I Didn’t Want To Do It Deacon John’s Jump Blues featuring Dr. John Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music From The Film 2002
Uptown Blues Jimmie Lunceford Okeh Records 1940

Mathilda Cookie & The Cupcakes Judd Records 1959
Full Gain Grady Gaines & The Texas Upsetters w Clarence Holliman Full Gain 1988
Can’t Even Do Wrong Right Chris Daniels & The Kings with Freddi Gowdy Blues with Horns, Vol 1. 2017

Jimmy’s Jive Jimmy Nolen Dig Records 1957 (Unreleased until the 1990s)
A Virus Called The Blues Charles Brown w/ Dr. John All My Life 1990

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