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The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat 

Episode #124 - 1951: Jukebox Rhythm Review, Pt. 2

From: Matt "The Cat" Baldassarri
Series: Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Length: 59:03

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This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 61 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the second half of 1951. You'll hear a lot more than just the big #1 R&B hits this week as we dig deep into the jukebox lists to feature seldom heard tunes by Johnny Hodges, Dinah Washington and Jimmy Nelson. It's part 2 of the 1951 Rhythm Review on the "Juke In The Back."

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Part 2

This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 61 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the second half of 1951. You'll hear a lot more than just the big #1 R&B hits this week as we dig deep into the jukebox lists to feature seldom heard tunes by Johnny Hodges, Dinah Washington and Jimmy Nelson. These are the top requested records that were spinning on the jukebox in the back of the establishment. It's part 2 of 2 on the 1951 Rhythm Review on the "Juke In The Back."

Piece Description

1951: Jukebox Rhythm Review, Pt. 2 1951: Jukebox Rhythm Review

Part 2

This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 61 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the second half of 1951. You'll hear a lot more than just the big #1 R&B hits this week as we dig deep into the jukebox lists to feature seldom heard tunes by Johnny Hodges, Dinah Washington and Jimmy Nelson. These are the top requested records that were spinning on the jukebox in the back of the establishment. It's part 2 of 2 on the 1951 Rhythm Review on the "Juke In The Back."

Broadcast History

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Transcript

Juke In The Back #124 - Playlist

1. Swanee River Boogie – Albert Ammons – Mercury 1947
2. Chains Of Love – Joe Turner – Atlantic 1951
3. Castle Rock – Johnny Hodges & His Orch – Mercury 1951
4. Eyesight To The Blind – The Larks – Apollo 1951
5. T 99 Blues – Jimmie Nelson & The Peter Rabbit Trio – RPM 1951
6. The Thrill Is Gone – Roy Hawkins – Modern 1951
7. Bloodshot Eyes – Wynonie Harris – King 1951
8. The Glory Of Love – The Five Keys – Aladdin 1951
9. I Got Loaded – Peppermint Harris – Aladdin 1951
10. Fool, Fool, Fool – The Clovers – Atlantic 1951
11. I’m In the Mood – John Lee Hooker – Modern 1951
12. Because Of You – Tab Smith – United 1951
13. GREAT 78 - Seven Long Days – Charles Brown – Aladdin 1951
14. Flamingo – Earl Bostic – King 1951
15. Cold, Cold Heart – Dinah Washington – Mercury 1951
16. How Many More Years – Howlin’ Wolf – Chess 1951
17. Weepin’ & Cryin’...
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Intro and Outro

INTRO:

This week, Matt The Cat features the top jukebox hits of 1951, from the big hits to the most requested jukebox tunes.

OUTRO:

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