Air Week: March 2-8, 2020

Rudy Toombs: R&B Songwriter

This week, The “Juke In The Back” features the songs of one of R&B’s greatest songwriters: Rudy Toombs.  This underrated cat wrote some of the most fabulous drinking songs of all-time for Amos Milburn, The Clovers, The Five Keys and a young Johnny “Guitar” Watson.  Beyond drinking songs, Toombs wrote some mega-hits for Ruth Brown, Varetta Dillard and Little Willie John, just to name a few.  Matt The Cat gives you the story behind the story of one of early rock n’ roll’s greatest cleffers.  It’s Rudy Toombs’ best songs, this week on the “Juke In The Back.”

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