Louis Jordan

American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter. Born 8 July 1908. Died 4 February 1975
Louis Jordan
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1908-07-08
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Louis Jordan Biography (Wikipedia)

Louis Thomas Jordan (July 8, 1908 – February 4, 1975) was a pioneering American musician, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Known as "The King of the Jukebox", he was highly popular with both black and white audiences in the later years of the swing era.

Jordan was one of the most successful African-American musicians of the 20th century, ranking fifth in the list of the all-time most successful black recording artists according to Billboard magazine's chart methodology. Though comprehensive sales figures are not available, he had at least four million-selling hits during his career. Jordan regularly topped the R&B "race" charts and was one of the first black recording artists to achieve significant crossover in popularity with the mainstream (predominantly white) American audience, having simultaneous Top Ten hits on the white pop charts on several occasions. After Duke Ellington and Count Basie, Jordan was probably the most popular and successful African-American bandleader of his time.

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Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
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Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
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Baby It's Cold Outside
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Baby It's Cold Outside
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Do You Call That A Buddy
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Do You Call That A Buddy
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GI Jive
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GI Jive
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School Days
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School Days
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How Bout That
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How Bout That
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Salt Pork, West Virginia
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Salt Pork, West Virginia
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Choo Choo Ch'boogie
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Choo Choo Ch'boogie
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Big Bess
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Big Bess
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House Party
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House Party
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