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Caldonia
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Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
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Let The Good Times Roll
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Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
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Saturday Night Fish Fry

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Effervescent saxophonist Louis Jordan was one of the chief architects and prime progenitors of the R&B idiom. His pioneering use of jumping shuffle rhythms in a small combo context was copied far and wide during the 1940s. Jordan's sensational hit-laden run with Decca Records contained a raft of seminal performances, featuring inevitably infectious backing by his band, the Tympany Five, and Jordan's own searing alto sax and street corner jive-loaded sense of humor. Jordan was o... Read more

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