Playlist and Podcast for May 3, 2020

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Listen to Route 66 Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM EDT on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3FM.
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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for May 3, 2020

Host
John

Birthdays

Big Maybelle
Born: Mabel Louise Smith
Jackson, Tennessee
May 1, 1924

Mabel Scott
Born: Mabel Bernice Scott
Richmond, Virginia
April 30, 1915

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

Right Now Right Now
Alan Freed & His Rock N Roll Orchestra
Alan Freed’s Rock’n’Roll Dance Party 1957

I Don’t Want Nobody (To Have My Love But You)
Candye Kane
Swango 1998

Mercenary Papa
Cootie Williams & His Orchestra
Mercury Records 1949

Blues Before Dawn
Pee Wee Crayton
Imperial Records (1954 or 1955) 1996

The House Of Blue Lights
Ella Mae Morse
Capital Record 1946

Son Of Mr. Big Horn
Doug James
Blow Mr. Low 2001

Green Dolphin Street
Dinah Washington
Dinah Discovered 1961

Going Back To New Orleans
Joe Liggins
Crawdad Records 1954

The Wild Stage Of Life
Lula Reed
King Records 1953

Workin’ Man
Louis Jordan
Tangerine Records 1963

Flip, Flop & Fly
Big Joe Turner
Atlantic Records 1955

Crescent Crawl
Bruce Katz
Solo Ride 2019

Twisted
Annie Ross
Specialty Records 1952

Smooth Tyrone
Terry Hanck
I Still Get Excited 2019

Reaching Into In
Ken Nordine
Word Jazz Vol. II 1960

Straighten Up & Fly Right
Eddie Tigner
Route 66 2001

Yes I Know
Annisteen Allen
King Records 1953

See See Rider
Jimmy Rushing
Listen To The Blues With Jimmy Rushing 1956

8:00 Birthday Tribute to the Two Mabels


Big Maybelle

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
Big Maybelle
Okeh Records 1955

Gabbin’ Blues
Big Maybelle
Okeh Records 6931 1952

One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show
Stick McGhee & His Buddies
Atlantic Records 1950

Candy
Big Maybelle
Savoy Records 1956
That’s A Pretty Good Love
Roomful of Blues
Hook, Line & Sinker 2011

Mabel Scott

Just Give Me A Man
Mabel Scott
Hub Records 1946

Elevator Boogie
Mabel Scott w/ Charles Brown
Exclusive Records 1948

Don’t Cry Baby
Ray Charles
Sweet & Sour Tears 1964

Driftin’ Blues
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers w/ Charles Brown
Philo Records 1945

Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train
Mabel Scott
Coral Records 1951


Jump For Jerry
Jimmy Thackery
Guitar 2003

Rocket 88
The James Cotton Band
Red Hot ‘n’ Blues 1982

No Teasin’ Around
Billy “The Kid” Emerson w/ Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm
Sun Records 1954

She Gotta Have It
The Jimmys
Gotta Have It 2019

My Baby
Chuck Willis
Atlantic Records 1959

W-O-M-A-N
Etta James
Modern Records 1955

Good Rockin’ Tonight
Roy Brown
Deluxe Records 1947

(sign off)

Tag (Your It)
Little Charlie & The Nightcats
Nine Lives 2005

Big Maybelle Resources

Biography @ Wikipedia.Com
Biography & Discography @ AllMusic.Com
Discography @ Discogs.Com

Mabel Scott Resources

Biography @ Wikipedia.Com
Biography & Discography @ AllMusic.Com
Discography @ Discogs.Com
Extensive Biography @ Marv Goldberg’s R&B Notebooks

Playlist and Podcast for Sunday, April 26, 2020

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Listen to Route 66 Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM EDT on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3FM.
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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 26, 2020

Host: John
Birthday: Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington
Washington, D.C.
April 29, 1899

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

3-D
Big Jay McNeely
Federal Records 1953

Walking The Chalk Line
Tiny Bradshaw
King Records 1951

Bring It Home to Me
Kid Ramos
West Coast House Party 2000

Baby What You Want Me to Do
Ironing Board Sam
10th Anniversary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1977

Turn My Back on You
Little Charlie & the Nightcats
Straight Up 1995

Wonderful Woman
Chuck Berry
Chuck 2017

This Little Girl’s Gone Rockin’
Ruth Brown
Miss Rhythm 1958

The Boss Is Back (Ornithology)
Babs Gonzales & Eddie Jefferson
Crazy Records 1951

Tiny’s Tempo
Charlie Parker w/ The Tiny Grimes Quintet
Savoy Records 1944

I’m Still in Love with You
Jimmie Vaughan
Baby, Please Come Home 2019

Keeper Of My Heart
Faye Adams
Imperial Records 1957

When The Sun Goes Down
T-Bone Walker
Imperial Records 1954

Home At Last
Little Willie John
King Records 1955

Aged & Mellow
Little Esther Phillips
Federal Records 1952

Blues For My Baby
Billy Wright w/ the Howard Collander Orchestra
Savoy Records 1949

Good Old Days
Roy Gaines & His Orchestra
Tuxedo Blues 2009

The Sad Night Owl
Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters
Double Crossing Blues 2013

8:00 a.m. Birthday Tribute to Duke Ellington

Take The “A” Train
Ella Fitzgerald w/ Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook 1957

Black And Tan Fantasy
Duke Ellington
At Newport, 1956

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
American Music Texas Style 1999

Caravan
Roomful Of Blues
Hot Little Mama 1981

Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Sing Duke Ellington 1960

Such Sweet Thunder (Cleo)
Duke Ellington
Such Sweet Thunder 1957

(In My) Solitude
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday Sings 1952

Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue
Duke Ellington
At Newport, 1956

(sign off)

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

Duke Ellington Resources

DukeEllington.com (Official Site)

Biography & Albums @ AllMusic.com
Biography @ Encyclopedia Britannica
Discography @ Discogs.com
Biography @ Wikipedia
Discography @ Wikipedia

Playlist and Podcast for Sunday, April 19, 2020

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Here’s Your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 19, 2020

Host: John
Birthday: Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Born Clarence Brown, Junior
Vinton, Louisiana on April 18, 1924.

Song
Artist
Original Album or Single & Date

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

Roomin’ House Boogie
Amos Milburn
Aladdin Records 1949

Let The Good Times Roll
Louis Jordan
Decca Records 1946

Candy
Big Maybelle
Savoy Records 1956

She’s Too Much
Roomful Of Blues
In A Roomful Of Blues 2020

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

Something’s Got A Hold On Me
Etta James
…Rocks The House 1963

Frankie & Johnny Boogie 1
Tiny Grimes & His Rocking Highlanders
Gotham Records 1949

Taxi Blues
Little Richard
RCA Victor 1951

It Hurts To Be In Love
Annie Laurie
Deluxe Records 1957

Big Mamou
The Red Wagons Blues Band w/ Junior Watson
Jumpin’ With Friends! 2012

The Ghosts Of Saturday Night (After Hours At Napoleone’s Pizza House)
Tom Waits
The Heart of Saturday Night 1974

Ecaroh
Art Blakey
The Jazz Messengers 1956

Great, Great Pleasure
Big Joe & The Dynaflows
Layin’ In The Alley 1994

Talkin’ Bout You
Ray Charles
At Newport 1958

It Don’t Hurt Anymore
Dinah Washington
Mercury Records 1961

8:00 A.M. Tribute to Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown

Gatemouth Boogie
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Aladdin Records Jazz Series 1947

Mary Is Fine
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Peacock Records 1949

My Time Is Expensive
Guitar Slim w/ Lloyd Lambert & His Orchestra
Atlantic Records (unreleased) 1958

Rockin’ Pneumonia
Professor Longhair w/ Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Rock’N’Roll Gumbo 1977

Someday My Luck Will Change
Mark Collie & His Reckless Companions w/ Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
live At Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary 2012

Okie Dokie Stomp
Cornell Dupree
Teasin’ 1974

Heat Wave
Lloyd Glenn & Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Heat Wave 1977

Worried Life Blues
Canned Heat w/ Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Live at Montreux 1973

Hen Layin’ Rooster
Dr John w/ B.B. King & Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
N’Awlinz Dis, Dat, or D’Udda 2004

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Los Super Seven w/ Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Heard It On The X 2005

Leftover Blues
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Live From Austin, TX 2019

Playlist and Podcast for Sunday, April 12, 2020

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Here’s your WRFG 66 Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 12, 2020

Host: John
Birthday: Bessie Smith was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on April 15, 1894

Song
Artist
Original Album or First Single & Date

Blues Before Dawn
Pee Wee Crayton
Imperial Records 1954 or 1955

Too Much Boogie
Roomful Of Blues
In A Roomful Of Blues 2020

All Around The World
Little Willie John
King Records 1955

Little Red Rooster
Margie Day w/ The Griffin Brothers Orchestra
Dot Records 1951

Jump & Shout
Erline “Rock & Roll” Harris
De Luxe Records 1949

Buzz, Buzz, Buzz
Mighty Blue Kings
Live From Chicago 1998

The Blues
Big Maybelle
Newport Jazz Festival 1958

Born In Louisiana
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Live From Austin, TX 1997

Pink Cadillac
Paul Bascomb
United Records 1952

Hey, Pretty Baby
Count Basie & His Orchestra
RCA Victor 1948

T-Bone Shuffle
T-Bone Walker
Capitol Records 1947

Grim Reaper
The Jimmys
Gotta Have It 2019

Hoy Hoy
Goree Carter & His Hepcats
Freedom Records 1949

There Is Something On Your Mind
Big Jay McNeely & Little Sonny Warner
Savoy Records 1958

(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Ruth Brown
Atlantic Records 1952

Sneaking Around With You
Helen Humes
Sneakin’ Around 1974

Money’s Getting Cheaper
Jimmy Witherspoon
Supreme Records 1947

Three For The Festival
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
We Free Kings 1961

8:00 A.M. Tribute to Bessie Smith “The Empress of the Blues”

Downhearted Blues
Bessie Smith
Columbia Records 1923

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

Empty Bed Blues
Mitch Woods w/ Maria Muldaur
Friends Along The Way

Careless Love
Lonnie Johnson w/ Elmer Snowden
Blues, Ballads & Jumpin’ Jazz 1960

Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl
Bessie Smith
Columbia Records 1931

St. Louis Blues
Big Joe Turner
The Boss Of The Blues 1958

Black Water Blues
Dinah Washington
Newport Jazz Festival 1958

I Ain’t Got Nobody
Fats Waller
Bluebird Records 1928

Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall 2010

Send me to the Lectric Chair
David Bromberg
Wanted Dead or Alive 1974

I Ain’t Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
Laverne Baker
Sings Bessie Smith 1958

‘Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do
Lou Rawls & Les McCann Ltd
Stormy Monday 1962

Gimme a Pigfoot
Bessie Smith
Okeh Records 1933

(Sign Off)

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

Playlist and Podcast for Sunday, April 5, 2020

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Listen to Route 66 Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 AM EDT on Atlanta’s WRFG 89.3FM.
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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 5, 2020

Host: John
Birthday: Billie Holiday
Born: Eleanora Fagan
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
April 7, 1915

Song
Artist & Featured Performers
Original U.S. Album or Single & Date

Okie Dokie Stomp
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Peacock Records 1954

Oh Babe
Roy Milton
Specialty Records 1950

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

The Way That Young Lover’s Do
Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco
You’re Driving Me Crazy 2018

Strollin’ With Nolen
Jimmy Nolen
Federal Records 1956

Don’t Leave Me This Way
Fats Domino
Imperial Records 1953

Jumpin’ in the Morning Deacon
John’s Jump Blues Featuring Henry Butler
Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music From the Film 2002

I’ll Be True
Faye Adams & Joe Morris Orchestra
Heard Records 1953

Nadine (Is It You)
George Benson
Walking to New Orleans: Remembering Chuck Berry and Fats Domino 2019

Hard Times
Aretha Franklin
The Electrifying Aretha Franklin (bonus track) 1962

The Honeydripper (Part 1)
Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers
Black & White Records 1945

Money’s Getting Cheaper
Jimmy Witherspoon
Supreme Records 1947

I Can’t Wait
Roomful Of Blues
In A Roomful Of Blues 2020

My Country Man
Big Maybelle
Okeh Records 1953

I Love My Baby
Little Richard With The Johnny Otis Orchestra
Peacock Records 1957

Rockin’ the Blues
Pee Wee Crayton
Modern Records 1950

Come Rain Or Come Shine
Ray Charles
The Genius Of Ray Charles 1959

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Billie Holiday

All of Me
Count Basie w/ Billie Holiday
At Carnegie Hall 1954

When Your Lover Has Gone & (Hush Now) Don’t Explain
Duke Ellington w/ Billie Holiday
Jazz At The Plaza, Vol. II 1958

Lover Man
Southside Johnny
Detour Ahead the Music of Billie Holiday 2018

Them There Eyes
Varetta Dillard
Savoy Records 1952

Fine & Mellow
Etta Jones
Etta Jones Sings Lady Day (feat. Houston Person) 2001

What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday 1954

Miss Brown To You
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Miss Smith To You! 2009

The Man I Love
Etta James
Mystery Lady: Songs of Billie Holiday 1994

You Don’t Know What Love Is
Mal Waldron
Left Alone 1959

You’ve Changed
Billie Holiday
Lady In Satin 1958

My Man
Bobby Troupe (Intro) & Billie Holiday
Stars of Jazz (TV Show) 1956

(sign off)

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

Playlist for Sunday, March 29, 2020

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Here’s your WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, March 29, 2020

Host: John (Broadcasting from home because of the coronavirus pandemic)

Birthdays:
Amos Milburn was born Joseph Amos Milburn
in Houston, Texas on April 1, 1917

Little Junior Parker was born Herman Parker
on the Eastover Plantation near Bobo, Mississippi on March 27, 1932

Alberta Hunter was born
in Memphis, Tennessee on April 1, 1895
Muddy Waters was born McKinley Morganfield
in either Rolling Fork or Jug’s Corner, Mississippi on April 4, 1913

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Date

Hot Sauce Boss
Earl Bostic
King Records 1948

You Got Me Reeling & Rocking
Roy Milton & His Band
Doo Tone Records 1955

Why Don’t You Haul Off & Love Me
Bull Moose Jackson & His Buffalo Bearcats
King Records 1949

A Little Bird Told Me
Blue Lu Barker
Capitol Records 1948

Don’t Mess With My Man
Miss Annie & the Midnight Shift
Won’t Be Long 2018

Lonely & Blue
B.B. King
R.P.M. Records 1954

Walking The Blues
Willie Dixon
Checker Records 1955

I’m Just a Lucky So & So
Dr. John & the WDR Big Band
Big Band Voodoo 2019

Buford’s Bop
Jimmy Thackery
Guitar 2003

Open The Door Richard
Louis Jordan
Decca Records 1947

Night Train
James Brown
…Presents His Band – Night Train 1961

Mystery Train
Little Junior’s Blue Flames
Sun Records 1953

A Short Birthday Tribute to Little Junior Parker

You’re My Angel
Little Junior Parker & His Blue Flames w/ Ike Turner & Matt “Guitar” Murphy
Modern Records 1952

Ridin’ on the L&N
John Mayall
Three for the Road 2018

Puttin on the Ritz
Gene Wilder & Peter Boyle
Young Frankenstein (Soundtrack) 1974

He’s Funny That Way
Billie Holiday
Vocalion Records 1937

Minnie The Moocher
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
How Big Can You Get?: The Music Of Cab Calloway 2009

8:00 a.m. Birthday Tribute to Amos Milburn

Grey Hound
Amos Milburn
Aladdin Records 1952

Chicken Shack Boogie
Amos Milburn
Aladdin Records 1947

House Party
Kid Ramos
West Coast House Party 2000

Vicious Vodka
Harpdog Brown
For Love & Money 2019

One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
Jimmy Witherspoon
Baby, Baby, Baby 1963

Amos’ Blues
Amos Milburn
Alladin Records 1946

School Street Shuffle
Kirk Fletcher
I’m Here & I’m Gone 2005

It Ain’t Necessarily So
Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson
Cleanhead’s Back In Town 1957

What Can I Do?
Roomful Of Blues
In A Roomful Of Blues 2020

Bury It Yourself Time Capsule
Ken Nordine
Next Word Jazz 1959

It’s Alright
Ray Charles
Yes Indeed! 1958

Insect Ball
Big Jay McNeely
Imperial Records 1951

Information Blues
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
One More Mile 1983

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

Very Brief Birthday Tributes to Muddy Waters & Alberta Hunter

Muddy Jumps One
Muddy Waters
Aristocrat Records 1948

A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Alberta Hunter
Amtrak Blues 1978

Rockin’ on Sunday Night
The Treniers
Okeh Records 1952

Playlist For Sunday, March 22, 2020

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Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, March 22, 2020

Host: John

Birthdays:
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was born Rosetta Nubin
in Cotton Plant, Arkansas on March 20, 1915.

Jimmie Vaughan was born Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan
in Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas on March 20, 1951 (age 69)

Song Title Artist 1st Album or Single & Date

Thunderbird Maxwell Davis & His Rock’n’Roll Orchestra
RPM Records 1955

Ain’t Car Crazy Marie Adams
Peacock Records 1952
Texas Hop Pee Wee Crayton
Modern Records 1948
I’m Still in Love with You Jimmie Vaughan
Baby, Please Come Home 2019

A Short Birthday Salute to Jimmie Vaughan

Baby What You Want Me To Do?/Bright Lights Big City
Omar Kent Dykes & Jimmie Vaughan
On The Jimmy Reed Highway 2007
Gabbin’ Blues Big Maybelle
Okeh Records 1952

Don’t Burn The Candle At Both Ends Louis Jordan
Decca Records 1948
Mr Zoot Suit Ingrid Lucia & the Flying Neutrinos
The Hotel Child 2001

Hang Up My Rock & Roll Shoes Chuck Willis
Atlantic Records 1958
Feel So Bad Terry Hanck
I Still Get Excited 2019
Back In The U.S.A. Chuck Berry
Chess Records 1959

Hey Ba Ba Re Bop Lionel Hampton
Decca Records 1945
5-10-15 Hours Blue Harlem w/ Imelda May
Talk to Me 2005
She’s Too Much Roomful Of Blues
In A Roomful Of Blues 2020

Evenin’ Count Basie Orchestra with Jimmy Rushing
Okeh Records 1939

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe


This Train Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Louis Jordan
V-Disc 1943

Rock Me Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca Records 1938
My Journey To The Sky Maria Muldaur & Bonnie Raitt
Shout, Sister, Shout! – A Tribute To Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2010

I Want A Tall Skinny Poppa Adrianna Marie & Her Groovecutters
Double Crossing Blues 2013
Strange Things Happening Etta James
Modern Records 1956
Didn’t It Rain Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Marie Knight with Sam Price
Decca Records 1948

Who Rolled The Stone Away Marie Knight & The Sam Price Trio
Brunswick Records 1955
Precious Memories Sweet Honey in the Rock
Shout, Sister, Shout! – A Tribute To Sister Rosetta Tharpe 2010
99 & Half Won’t Do Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Gospel Train 1956

Don’t Take Everybody To Be Your Friend Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Decca Record 1947
Civil Defense Spot: Excellent Chances Groucho Marx
Atomic Platters: Cold War Music From The Golden Age Of Homeland Security Single Warhead Edition With Bonus Tracks 1953
Atomic Cocktail Slim Gaillard Quartette
Atomic Records 1946

Every Day I Have The Blues James Brown
Soul On Top 1968
I’m Beginning To See The Light Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie
Ella & Basie! 1963

Blues Waltz Ray Charles
At Newport 1958

In My Solitude Southside Johnny
Detour Ahead the Music of Billie Holiday 2018

Playlist for Sunday, March 15, 2020

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Here’s your Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, March 15, 2020
Host: John
Birthday: Nat “King” Cole was born Nathaniel Adams Coles in Montgomery, Alabama on March 17, 1919. He died in Santa Monica, California on February 15, 1965.
In Memorial: “Little Charlie” Baty was born Charles Baty in Sacramento, California in 1955. He died in Vacaville, California on March 6, 2020.

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Date

Bullfrog Hop Big Bob Kornegay Dot Records 1956

It’s A Great, Great Pleasure Louis Jordan Decca Records 1950
Rain Down Rain Big Maybelle Okeh records 6931 1952
In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down Lou Rawls & Les McCann Ltd Stormy Monday 1962

I Dare You, Baby Little Charlie & the Nightcats Night Vision 1993
New Coat of Paint Ana Popovic Trilogy 2016
Pink Champagne Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers Specialty Records 1950

Milton’s Boogie Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Juke Box Records 1945
Ain’t That Loving You Baby Van Morrison A Night In San Francisco 1994

Greenbacks Ray Charles Ray Charles 1957
Don’t Save It Too Long (The Money Song) Julia Lee & Her Boy Friends Capitol Records ‎– 1950
My Money’s Green Little Charlie & The Nightcats Disturbing The Peace 1988

Flyin’ Home Little Charlie & Organ Grinder Swing Skronky Tonk 2016
Too Much Boogie Roomful Of Blues In A Roomful Of Blues 2020

Who Put The Benzedrine In Mrs. Murphys Ovaltine Harry ‘The Hipster’ Gibson Boogie Woogie In Blue 1944

Nat King Cole & Eartha Kitt in Saint Louis Blues, 1958

8:00 a.m. Birthday Tribute to Nat “King” Cole

Sweet Lorraine King Cole Trio Brunswick Records 1944

Careless Love (with dialogue) Nat King Cole & Eartha Kitt St. Louis Blues (sountrack) 1958
Hit That Jive Jack Four Charms Flatland Boogie 2000
You Don’t Learn That In School King Cole Trio Capitol Records 1946

Straighten Up & Fly Right Eddie Tigner Route 66 2001
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown American Music Texas Style 1999
Save The Bones For Henry Jones (‘Cause Henry Don’t Eat Meat) Johnny Mercer & Nat King Cole Capitol Records 1947

Blues (First B Flat Blues) (Parts 1, 2, & 3) Nat King Cole, Lester Young, Les Paul Norman Granz’ Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 4 1944

Frim Fram Sauce Diana Krall Steppin Out 1993
Route 66 George Benson Inspiration (A Tribute To Nat King Cole) 2013
Orange Colored Sky Natalie Cole Unforgettable: With Love 2008

Smile Nat King Cole Capitol Records 1954

(sign off music)

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

Playlist for Sunday, March 8, 2020


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

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Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, March 8, 2020

Host: John
8:00 a.m. Theme: Deacon Jones & Deacons Everywhere

Song Artist Original Album or Single & Release Date

Durn Tootin Tiny Grimes Blues Groove 1958

Alright, Okay, You Win Ella Johnson Mercury Records 1954
Don’t Lose Your Cool Porky Cohen With Roomful Of Blues Rhythm & Bones 1996
Amos’ Blues Amos Milburn Alladin Records 1946

Over the Hill Thorbjørn Risager & the Black Tornado Come On In2020
Louella Brown Pee Wee Crayton Modern Records 1950
Sweet Black Angel Pinetop Perkins Pinetop Is On Top 1976

I Dare You, Baby Percy Mayfield Specialty Records 1953
Hurts Me to My Heart Faye Adams Herald Records 1954
It Hurts Me Too Bruce Katz Solo Ride 2019

That’s My Desire Ruby Turner That’s My Desire EP 2018
Papa Ain’t Salty T-Bone Walker Atlantic Records 1955
Rock & Roll Jimmy Rushing w/ Pete Johnson & Band Listen To The Blues With Jimmy Rushing 1956

The Old Man Of The Mountain Phil Alvin with Sun Ra & his Arkestra Un “Sung Stories” 1986
Have You Ever Met That Funny Reefer Man Cab Calloway Brunswick Records 1932

Deacon Rides Again Big Jay McNeely Imperial Records 1952

8:00 a.m. Tribute to Deacon Jones & Deacons Everywhere
Deacon Jones Louis Jordan Decca Records 1944
Fare Thee Well, Deacon Jones, Fare Thee Well Bull Moose Jackson King Records 1948

The Deacon Moves In Little Esther & The Dominoes Federal Records 1951
Double Faced Deacon Tommy Brown Savoy Records 1951
Deacon John The Buddy Lucas Band VIM (Variety In Music) Records 1959

That’s the Stuff You Gotta Watch Cecil Gant Gilt Edge Records 1947
Ice Man Blues Tom Archia & His All-Stars w/ George Kirby Aristocrat Records 1947
First I Look At The Purse The Contours Gordy Records 1965

(I’m the) Coolest Cat in the Car Magic Dick & Jay Geils Bluestime 1994
Juice, Juice, Juice Roomful of Blues Hook, Line & Sinker 2011
Calling Al Fools Frank Bey All My Dues Are Paid 2020

Hotel Stebbins The Jimmys Gotta Have It 2019
They Raided The Joint Helen Humes Mercury Records 1947
Almost Grown Chuck Berry …Is On Top 959

God Bless The Child Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues 1956

(sign off)

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

Playlist for Sunday, March 1, 2020


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

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Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, March 1, 2020
Host: Marian

Song Artist Album
I’ll Fly Away Chanda Rule + Sweet Emma Band Hold On
Flying Home Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra Flying Home
Mama, Come Home Ella Fitzgerald X5 Free Sampler – Jazz
Jitterbug Fashion Parade Amos Milburn The Complete Anthology (Doxy Collection)
Big Jay Shuffle Big Jay McNeely Nervous
Don’t Be Angry Nappy Brown Essential Blues – Chicago Style
Keep Your Hand on My Heart Billy Wright Savoy Records
I Don’t Want No Man Nancy Wright Alive & Blue
C King Blues Jimmy Carpenter Walk Away
It’s Your Voodoo Working Bloodest Saxophone Texas Queens 5
Empty Pocket Blues Big Joe Turner Jumpin’ with Joe – The Complete Aladdin and Imperial Recordings
Mister Dollar Roomful of Blues Jump Blues Classics – Perfect 10 Series
Women and Cadillacs (V-8 Baby) Tommy Brown Remember Me
Cadillacin’ Paul Burch Meridian Rising (Jimmie Rodgers)
Where’s the Money Honey Bonita & The Blues Shacks Sweet Thing
Mailbox Money Downchild Blues Band Something I’ve Done
Good Time Gal H-Bomb Ferguson Atlas Jump Blues Anthology
Over Twenty One Hattie Green Atlas Jump Blues Anthology
Pretty Girls Everywhere (Eugene Church 1958) Huey Lewis and The News Weather
Disgusted (Mabel Scott) Lisa Biales The Beat of My Heart
You Made Me This Way Piney Brown Atlas Jump Blues Anthology
Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean Ruth Brown Atlantic Rhythm and Blues 1947-1974
Ain’t Nobody’s Business Jimmy Witherspoon Essential Blues – Chicago Style
Going Back to New Orleans Deacon John’s Jump Blues feat. Dr. John Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music from the Film
Double-Eyed Whammy Tommy Ridgley Jazz Fest: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
I’m Walkin’ Fats Domino The Fats Domino Jukebox: 20 Greatest Hits
Blue Monday George Benson Walking to New Orleans: Remembering Chuck Berry and Fats Domino
Mojo Mambo Mitch Woods A Tip of the Hat to Fats (Ind 04/2019)
Swamp Jump Chicago Bob Nelson Back to Bogalusa