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Louis Jordan

Induction category: Early Influence


Louis Jordan (vocals, saxophone; born July 8, 1908, died February 4, 1975) He has been called “the Father of Rhythm & Blues” and “the Grandfather of Rock ‘n’ Roll.” In the Forties, bandleader Louis Jordan pioneered a wild - and ...

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