Playlist 9-22-19

We celebrated the last full day of summer with a smooth cruise down the rhythm & blues highway.

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

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook, listen to our podcast on MixCloud, and call us during the show at 404-523-8989.

Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, September 22, 2019

Host: Frankie Lee
Birthday: B.B. King was born Riley B. King in Itta Bena, Mississippi om September 16, 1925

Song Artist

I Don’t Hurt Anymore Dinah Washington
5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days Louis Prima
Bolo Blues Jimmy Forrest
Strange Things Happening Guitar Slim
I Cried For You Helen Humes and Count Basie
Rock This House Hollywood Fats
The Big Question Ike Turner and His Kings of Rhythm
I’ve Got To Change James Brown
All She Wants to Do Is Rock Wynonie Harris
Every Day I Have The Blues Jimmy Rushing
Cookin’ In Style Johnny Adams
Chee Koo Baby Lloyd Price w/ Fats Domino
Nosey Neighbors Tommy Brown
D-Day Nat King Cole
Lillie Mae Roomful of Blues
RM Blues Roy Milton & His Solid Senders
I Hear You Knocking Smiley Lewis
Big Long Slidin’ Thing Dinah Washington

8:00 a.m. Tribute to B.B. King

Three O’Clock Blues B.B. King
Early Every Morning B.B. King
Eddie’s B.B.King Story – Exerpt from our 2017 interview with Eddie Tigner
Alan Freed intro –> Lonely & Blue B.B. King (WINS Radio 3-23-1955)
Sweet Little Angel Etta James   (written by B.B. King)
The Thrill Is Gone Roy Hawkins (The original version of a B.B. King classic)
Woke Up This Morning Arthur Prysock  (written by B.B. King)

Let Your Tears Fall Baby Big Mama Thorton
Pink Champagne Joe Liggins and his Honeydrippers
Alright, Okay, You Win Joe Williams
Country Style Little Milton
I Can’t Quit You Baby Otis Rush
Okie Dokie Stomp Ronnie Earl and The Broadcasters
When A Guitar Plays The Blues Roy Lee Johnson
The Hustle Is On T-Bone Walker
Blow Top Blues Ruby Turner
Flying Home Lionel Hamption

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(Tag) You’re It – Little Charlie & The Nightcats

Playlist 9-15-19

Hope you enjoyed our late summer cruise down the rhythm & blues highway.

In Atlanta, you can listen to Route 66 live Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3 FM. We’re heard around the world over our free mobile app & WRFG.ORG.

Please follow us on MixCloud & Facebook, & call us at 404-523-8989.

Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, September 15, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthday: Charles Brown was born Tony Russell Brown in Texas City, Texas on September 22, 1922

Song Artist Original Album or First U.S. Single & Date

Benny’s Bounce Benny & The Fly By Niters Jet Propelled Daddy 2002

The Honeydripper (Part 1) Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers Black & White Records, August 1945
Ain’t Nobody’s Fool Piano Red w/ Berth Colbert Groove Records 1956
Jump, Jive, & Wail Jersey Swamp Cats Go Cat Go! 2019

5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days Louis Prima w/ Sam Butera & the Witnesses Capitol Records 1956
Burma-Shave Tom Waits Foreign Affairs 1977

Whiskey Women & Loaded Dice Stick McGhee King Records 1953
Misery Is A Thing Called Moe Etta Jones w/ Luther Henderson & His Orchestra Victor Records 1947
These Foolish Things Southside Johnny Detour Ahead the Music of Billie Holiday 2018

Betty & Dupree Chuck Willis Atlantic Records 45-1168 1957
Things I Used To Do Ike & Tina Turner Her Man His Woman 1969
Pony Tail T-Bone Walker Imperial Recordis 1953

It Should’ve Been Me Ray Charles Atlantic Records 1954
I’ve Got a Feeling Bloodest Saxophone Feat. Diunna Greenleaf Texas Queens 5 2019
Dragnet Stomp Gordon Mercury Records 1954

Mr Zoot Suit Ingrid Lucia & the Flying Neutrinos The Hotel Child 2001

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Charles Brown

The Jumping Jack Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers w/ Charles Brown RCA Records 1950

Trouble Blues Charles Brown Aladdin Records 1949
Elevator Boogie Mabel Scott w/ Charles Brown Exclusive Records 1948
Black Night Dr. John In A Sentimental Mood 1989

Driftin’ Blues Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Touch Of The Blues 1968
Someone To Love Charles Brown w/ Bonnie Raitt Someone to Love 1992

Caravan Roomful Of Blues Hot Little Mama 1981
Rocks In My Bed Allen Toussaint w/ Rhiannon Giddens American Tunes 2016

Twisted Annie Ross Specialty Records 1952
Rockin’ & Rollin’ The Blues Babs Gonzales & Eddie Jefferson Bruce Records 1955
My Hat’s On The Side Of My Head Lynwood Slim & The Igor Prado Band Brazilian Kicks 2010

Don’t Mess With My Man Miss Annie & the Midnight Shift Won’t Be Long 2018
Drifting heart Chuck Berry After School Session 1957

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

Playlist 9-8-19

Playlist

Beautiful sunny weather for our cruise down the R&B highway!

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

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook, subscribe to our podcast, and call us during the show at 404-523-8989.

Here’s your WRFG Route Playlist for Sunday, September 8, 2019
Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthdays: Jimmy Reed was born Mathis James Reed in Dunleith, Mississippi on September 6, 1925
Roy Brown was born Roy James Brown in Kinder, Louisiana on September 10, 1925

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Date

Bullfrog Hop Big Bob Kornegay Dot Records 1956

Texas & Pacific Louis Jordan Decca Records 1947
Fine Brown Frame Nellie Lutcher Capitol Records 1948
Driftin’ Blues Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Touch Of The Blues 1968

I Can’t Quit You Baby Otis Rush Blues Band Chicago/The Blues/Today Vol. 2 1968
I Want to Be Loved Sean Costello Cuttin’ In 2000
TBone Stomp Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters Beyond the Blue Door 2019

7:30 a.m. Tribute to Jimmy Reed

Baby, What You Want Me To Do? Etta James w/ Shuggy Otis The Late Show 1987
Baby, What’s Wrong Jimmie Vaughan Baby, Please Come Home 2019
Big Boss Man Jimmy Reed Vee Jay Records 1961

Shame Shame Shame Lee Rocker Lee Rocker’s Big Blue 1994
Ain’t That Lovin’ You Baby Bettye Lavette Change Is Gonna Come Sessions 2009
Bright Lights Big City Jimmy Reed Vee Jay Records 1961

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Roy Brown

Good Rockin’ Tonight Roy Brown Deluxe Records 1947

Hard Luck Blues Roy Brown DeLuxe Records 1950
Boogie At Midnight Boyd Bennett & His Rockets King Records 1955

Rock A Bye Baby (live) Roy Brown (Date Unknown)
Love Don’t Love Nobody Kid Ramos West Coast House Party 2000

Boogie Woogie Blues Hollywood Fats Band Road To Rio – CD 2: Hollywood Fats Band – Larger Than Life 2006 (Recording date unknown)

Meet The Browns

If I Can’t Sell It (I’ll Keep Sittin’ On It) Ruth Brown Blues On Broadway 1989

Weepin’ & Cryin’ Tommy Brown & The Griffin Brothers Regent Records 1951
Vicious Vodka Harpdog Brown For Love & Money 2019
Somebody Done Changed The Lock On My Door James Brown Show Time 1964

Cryin’ Mercy Charles Brown w/ Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers Aladdin Records 3235 1997
Bits & Pieces Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Live From Austin, TX (1996) 2019
But I Was Cool Oscar Brown Jr. Sin & Soul …And Then Some 1961

Don’t Be Angry Nappy Brown w/ Mickey Baker Savoy Records 1955

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

Playlist 9-01-19

A hot & humid Atlanta Sunday morning as we gassed up the ol’ Hudson for a cruise down the R&B highway.

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

Please SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEW PODCAST, follow us on Facebook and/or phone us at 404-523-8989 during our live show.

Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, September 1, 2019

Host: John
Birthday: Dinah Washington was born Ruth Lee Jones in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Augus 29, 1924.

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Date

All Night Long (Night Train) Rusty Bryant Dot Records 1954

Rockin’ & Jumpin’ Honey Brown w/ The Freddie Mitchell Orchestra Derby Records 1951
Rockin’ on Sunday Night The Treniers Okeh Records 1952
Summer Nights Ann Cole Baton Records 1958

Walking to New Orleans George Benson Walking to New Orleans: Remembering Chuck Berry and Fats Domino 2019
A Little Bird Told Me Maria Muldaur Don’t You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker 2018
Jock-O-Mo Sugar Boy Crawford Checker Records 1953

The Way You Do Jimmy Nolen Federal Records 1956
Ain’t No Fun (When The Rabbit Got the Gun) The Cash Box Kings Hail To The Kings! 2019
Next Time You See Me Little Junior Parker with Bill Harvey’s Band Duke Records 1956

Sit Back Down Esther Phillips Decca Records 1954
The Work Song The Cannonball Adderley Quintet featuring Nat Adderley Them Dirty Blues 1960

Heavy Weight Baby Jimmy Crawford w/ Frank Motley & His Crew Specialty Records 1953
Natch’l Man Carmen Ghia & The Hotrods Flying Saucer Baby 2012
I Say That I Love You Johnny Guitar Watson King Records 1964

Hi-Yo Silver Harold Burrage Decca Records 1950
Gate’s Salty Blues Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Peacock Records 1949
Frankie & Johnny Boogie 1 Tiny Grimes & His Rocking Highlanders Gotham Records 1949

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Dinah Washington

Evil Gal Blues Lionel Hampton w/ Dinah Washington Keynote Records 1943

Blow Top Blues Lionel Hampton w/ Dinah Washington Decca Records 1947
What A Difference A Day Makes Coleman Hawkins Parrot Records 1953
I Don’t Hurt Anymore Blue Harlem w/ Imelda May Jump Jack Jump 2007

Double Dealing Daddy Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1952
Teach Me Tonight Count Basie & Joe Williams Count Basie Swings & Joe Williams Sings 1956
This Bitter Earth Aretha Franklin Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington 1964

A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side) Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1946
Backwater Blues B.B. King One Kind Favor 2008

A Rockin’ Good Way Priscilla Bowman & The Spaniels Abner Records 1958
Baby Get Lost Donna Greene & The Roadhouse Daddies A Girl’s Gotta Have A Little Pleasure 2008
Am I Asking Too Much? Dinah Washington Mercury Records 1948

Ain’t Misbehavin’ Dinah Washington Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller
(Baby) You Got What It Takes Buddy Guy & Joss Stone Born To Play Guitar 2015

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

Playlist 8-25-19

A beautiful August morning for a cruise down the rhythm & blues highway!

Route 66 is hear 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 like WRFG Route 66 on Facebook and call us during the show at 404-523-8989.

Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for August 25, 2019

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Field Audio Engineer: Christopher Hollis
Birthday: Count Basie was born William James Basie in Red Bank, New Jersey on August 21, 1904
Interview: Albert White

Song Artist Original Album or First Single & Date

7:00 a.m. Birthday Tribute to Count Basie

M Squad Theme Count Basie “The Music from M Squad” (Soundtrack) 1959

I’ve Got News for You Ray Charles w/ Count Basie Orchestra Genius + Soul = Jazz 1961
Please Send Me Someone to Love Count Basie & Joe Williams Count Basie Swings & Joe Williams Sings 1956

Swingin’ the Blues Count Basie Orchestra From Spirituals to Swing 1938
Jumpin’ At The Woodside Count Basie & His Orchestra Columbia Records 1937
Goin’ To Chicago Van Morrison Roll With The Punches 2017

The Kid From Red Bank Count Basie The Atomic Basie 1958
I’m Beginning To See The Light Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie Ella & Basie! 1963

One O’Clock Jump Count Basie Count Basie At Newport 1957

Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong) Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Miss Smith To You! 2009
Flip, Flop, & Fly Count Basie & Big Joe Turner The Bosses 1974

8:00 AM – Albert White Interview – recorded at Mr. White’s residence of in July of 2019.

Songs:

Wild Fire (excerpt) Piano Red RCA Victor 1957
Rock’n’Roll Music (excerpt) Chuck Berry One Dozen Berrys 1958
Honky Tonk Part 1 Bill Doggett King Records 1956
Hideaway (excerpt) The Rockers Albert White & The Rockers (Recorded in the 1970s) 2016
It’s All Over Now Clarence Carter (aka The C & C Boys) Duke Records 1964
Sugar Bee (excerpt) Dr Feelgood & The Interns featuring Beverly “Guitar” Watkins Capitol Records 1968
A Rose for My Lady Albert White Soul of the Blues 2007
Stranded in St. Louis Albert White Soul of the Blues 2007
Nightshift Blues Zilla Mays & The Blues Caravan Brunswick Records 1961
What’d I Say Parts I & II Ray Charles What’d I Say 1959

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

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.

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

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.

Please follow us on Facebook & call in during the show at 404-523-8989

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.

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

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.

Please follow WRFG Route 66 on Facebook.

Call us during the show at 404-523-8989

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