Here’s Your Route 66 Playlist for August 20, 2017

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I would have posted this sooner, but the dog ate my homework. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

Here’s the WRFG Route 66 Playlist for August 20, 2017

Hosts: John & Frankie Lee
Birthdays: Count Basie (August 21, 1904), Jackie Brenston (August 15, 1930), John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1912 or 1917), & Jimmy Witherspoon (August 8, 1920)

Song – Artist – Album or First Relases

Jumpin’ At The Woodside – Count Basie – Columbia Records (1937)

The Kid From Red Bank – Count Basie – Atomic Basie (1958)
Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be) – Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan –¬†Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan (1961)
Lil’ Darlin’ – Howard Roberts – H.R. Is A Dirty Guitar Player (1963)

Rocket 88 – Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats – Chess Records (1951)
Rocket 88 Boogie, Pt. 1 – Pete Johnson – Swingtime Records (1947)
Space Guitar – Young John Watson (Johnny “Guitar” Watson) – Federal Records (1954)

Memphis Boogie Woogie – Adrianna Marie & Her Roomful Of All Stars – Kingdom Of Swing (2017)
You Got Me Runnin’ – Joe Turner & Jimmy Witherspoon – Patcha, Patcha All Night Long (1985)

How Long Has This Been Going On? – Ray Charles with the Count Basie Orchestra – Ray Sings, Basie Swings (2006)
Swingin’ The Blues – The Four Charms – Flatland Boogie (2000)

TWA – Jimmy Witherspoon – Chess Records (1954)
By The Light Of The Silvery Moon – Etta James – Modern Records (1957)
How High The Moon – Little Charlie & Organ Grinders Swing – Skronky Tonk (2016)

Hi Ho Baby – Jackie Brenston & Edna McRainey – Chess Records (1952)
The Groove – Ike & Tina Turner – …Kings Of Rhythm Dance (1961)
You Never Know – John Mayall – Talk About That (2017)

Geneva Blues – Jimmy Witherspoon – Modern Records (1948)
Big Three Boogie – The Big Three Trio (Willie Dixon) – Columbia Records (1947)
M Squad Theme – Count Basie – “The Music From M Squad” (Soundtrack) (1959)

When The Blues Comes Knockin’ – Jackie Payne – I Saw The Blues (2015)
This Time I’m Gone For Good – Billy Price – Alive & Strange (2017)

Let The Good Times Roll – Louis Jordan – Decca Records (1946)
Ain’t That Just Like A Woman – B.B. King – Let The Good Times Roll: The Music Of Louis Jordan (1999)
Boogie Children – John Lee Hooker – Modern Records (1948)

One O’Clock Jump – Count Basie – …At Newport (1957)

My Real Gone Rocket – Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats – Chess Records (1951)
R.M. Blues – Roy Milton – Milestone Records (1946)
Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop, Pt 1 – Wynonie Harris – Hamp-Tone Records (1946)

Killing Jive – The Cats & The Fiddle – Bluebird Records (1939)

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