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Juke in the Back

Jan 8, 2022 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM

Music

1940s & ’50s Rhythm & Blues

At the end of the Second World War, economics forced the big bands to trim their once great size and thus, the Jump Blues combo was born. Between 1946-1954, rhythm and blues laid the tracks for what was to become Rock n’ Roll. So why, 70 years later, is this vibrant and influential music still unknown to so many people?

Host Matt The Cat aims to change that. These were the records that you couldn’t hear on the jukebox in the front of the establishment. To hear all this great 1950s rhythm & blues, you had to go to the “Juke In The Back.”

Juke in the Back
5:00 AM
Dany - 24/7/365
Dany 24/7/365
Twelve Bombs And A Beauty iM Digital (EU) 2009
5:01 AM
Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie
Albert Ammons Swanee River Boogie Stephen Foster
Saga Jazz: Boogie Woogie (Rockin' Roots Tracks) MERLIN - Saga 2003
5:02 AM
Earl Bostic - Flamingo
Earl Bostic Flamingo Ted Grouya
Vocalists Of The 50ies Gusto Records 2010 Rock
5:05 AM
Johnnie Ray - Cry
Johnnie Ray Cry Kohlman
100 Rock'n'Roll Hits BELIEVE - Believe digital 2013 Rock
5:07 AM
Joe Morris - Lowe Groovin
Joe Morris Lowe Groovin
Timeless Jazz MERLIN - Audio Lotion Recordings 2015 Jazz
5:09 AM
Muddy Waters - She Moves Me
Muddy Waters She Moves Me Waters
The Absolutely Essential Collection MERLIN - Big 3 2016
5:12 AM
B.B. King - Three O'Clock Blues
B.B. King Three O'Clock Blues King
Easy Listening Kings Vol. 1 UMG - Virgin Catalog (V81) 2012
5:15 AM
Joe Morris - The Applejack
Joe Morris The Applejack Joe Morris
The Soul of R&B, Vol. 3 BELIEVE - The Happy Days 2014
5:17 AM
Big John Greer - Got You on My Mind
Big John Greer Got You on My Mind
Got You on My Mind WMG - Cherry Red Records 2019
5:20 AM
Jimmy Forrest - Night Train
Jimmy Forrest Night Train J. Forrest, L. Simpkins, O. Washington
Strip! The Ultimate Burlesque Album MERLIN - Hit Town 2018 Jazz
5:23 AM
Willis Jackson - Gator's Groove
Willis Jackson Gator's Groove Willis Jackson
The Atlantic Records Story Vol. 1 Music Manager 2008
5:24 AM
Dinah Washington - Wheel of Fortune
Dinah Washington Wheel of Fortune
Pure Gold - Dinah Washington, Vol. 3 Universal Music 2010 Jazz
5:24 AM
Debbie Reynolds - I Never Felt Better
Debbie Reynolds I Never Felt Better
Jazz Moments, Vol. 5 ORCHARD - AP Music 2011 Jazz
5:27 AM
Roscoe Gordon - Booted
Roscoe Gordon Booted Courtney, Henry
Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll MERLIN - Yep Roc Records 2015 Rock
5:29 AM
Frank Culley - Cole Slaw
Frank Culley Cole Slaw J. A. STONE
The Great Pop Songs of All Time, Vol. 6 Audio Lotion Recordings 2010 Jazz
5:32 AM
Elmore James - Dust My Broom
Elmore James Dust My Broom Dust Boom
BD Music Presents In a Blue Hour MERLIN - BDMUSIC 2007
5:34 AM
The Clovers - One Mint Julep
The Clovers One Mint Julep Toombs
The Greatest R&B and Soul Collection BELIEVE - Golden Jukebox Records 2015
5:38 AM
Marie Adams - I'm Gonna Play The Honky Tonks
Marie Adams I'm Gonna Play The Honky Tonks
Men Are Like Street Cars - Women Blues Singers 1928 - 1969 UMG - Geffen* 1999
5:41 AM
The Orioles - Baby, Please Don’t Go
The Orioles Baby, Please Don’t Go Strutt, Alexander
in2The Orioles - Volume 1 Golden Bridge Records 2010
5:44 AM
Ruth Brown - Five-Ten-Fifteen Hours
Ruth Brown Five-Ten-Fifteen Hours Toombs
Chains of Love AVID Entertainment 2015
5:44 AM
Ruth Brown - 5-10-15 Hours
Ruth Brown 5-10-15 Hours Rudolph Toombs
Teardrops from My Eyes BELIEVE - Soul Story 2020
5:46 AM
Joe Morris - Lowe Groovin
Joe Morris Lowe Groovin Joe Morris
Timeless Jazz MERLIN - Audio Lotion Recordings 2015 Jazz
5:48 AM
Blossom Dearie - Moody's Mood for Love
Blossom Dearie Moody's Mood for Love Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields
Wait Till You See Her BELIEVE - Midnight Club Records 2014 Jazz
5:48 AM
King Pleasure - I'm In The Mood For Love
King Pleasure I'm In The Mood For Love Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields
50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 84 UMG - Fantasy Records 2013 Jazz
5:51 AM
The Dominoes - Have Mercy Baby
The Dominoes Have Mercy Baby
100 Chart Toppers of 1953 2013
5:54 AM
Tiny Grimes - Midnight Special
Tiny Grimes Midnight Special Public Domain
R&B Christmas, Vol. 02 BELIEVE - The Blue Bridge Records 2011
5:55 AM
Fats Domino - Goin' Home
Fats Domino Goin' Home Fats Domino, Al Young
BD Music Presents Fats Domino MERLIN - BDMUSIC 2007
5:56 AM
Ma G - Alone
Ma G Alone
The Curse of the King of Meme Trapanation Beatz 2018
5:56 AM
Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra - After Hours (Remastered 2018) (Remastered 2018)
Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra After Hours (Remastered 2018) (Remastered 2018) Avery Parrish
Rhythm & Blues Roots Vol. 2 (Remastered 2018) Millennium Digital Remaster 2018 Jazz
5:59 AM
Fleet Foxes - Kept Woman
Fleet Foxes Kept Woman Robin Pecknold
Crack-Up WMG - Nonesuch 2017