7/7/2008 Bop Street

 

July 8, 2008 Marks the One Hundredth Anniversary of the birth of 'The Clown Prince of Jive'--LOUIS JORDAN. It's a LOUIS JORDAN CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION!!! Dubbed the 'Clown Prince of Jive', LOUIS JORDAN was one of the Pioneers of the sound that came to be known as Rhythm and Blues and the Godfather of Rock 'n Roll. Beans and cornbread will be served at a Louisville Lodge Meeting by Five Guys Named Moe. There's nobody here but us chickens, so fish fries are not just for Saturday nights anymore. All Hail Mr Jordan! Other Birthdays-in-Blue include the Original HoneyDripper--JOE LIGGINS, The DUKE OF EARL himself--GENE CHANDLER, and RINGO STARR.

Playlist Tracks: 
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five - Rock Doc
Album: Rock 'N 'Roll; Label: Mercury/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Slow, Smooth and Easy
Album: Rock 'N' Roll Call; Label: RCA/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Let the Good Times Roll
Album: Rock 'N' Roll; Label: Mercury/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan and Martha Davis - You're On The Right Track, Baby
Album: Complete Decca Recordings; Label: Decca/MCA/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - How Long Must I Wait For You?
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Rufus Thomas - The Memphis Trai(How Long Must I Wait For You?)
Album: Best of; Label: Stax/Rhino
Louis Jordan - Rock 'N' Roll Call
Album: Rock 'N' Roll Call; Label: RCA/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - The JAMP
Album: Rock 'n' Roll; Label: Mercury/Bear Family
Joe Liggins - The Honeydripper
Album: Joe Liggins and the Honeydrippers; Label: Specialty
Louis Jordan - Alabama Bound
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Waiting For the Robert E Lee
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Juneteenth Jamboree
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Casey Bill Weldon - I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Album: The Hawaiian Guitar Wizard; Label: Auvidis
Louis Jordan - Blue Light Boogie
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Cozy Eggleston - Big Heavy(Blue Lights Boogie)
Album: Honkers and Bar Walkers Vol 1; Label: Delmark
Louis Jordan - Big Bess
Album: Rock 'N' Roll; Label: Mercury/Bear Family
Louis Jordan and Ella Fitzgerlad - Nobody's Business
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Knock Me A Kiss
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Saturday Night Fish Fry
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Junco Partner
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Early in the Morning
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Whatever Lola Wants
Album: Rock 'N' Roll; Label: RCA/Bear FAmily
Ike Turner - Cuban Getaway
Album: RB Confidential: The Flair Label; Label: Flairir/Virgin
Gene Chandler - Duke of Earl
Album: Duke of Earl; Label: VeeJay
The Pearlettes - Ducchess of Earl
Album: Early Girls Vol 2; Label: VeeJay/ACE
Gene Chandler - Rainbow
Album: The VeeJay Story; Label: VeeJay/Metro
Gene Chandler - A Groovy Situation
Album: Soul Master; Label: MCA
The Beatles (Ringo, vocal) - Act Naturally
Album: Help!; Label: EMI
The Beatles (Ringo, vocal) - Honey Don't
Album: Beatles For Sale; Label: EMI
The Beatles (Ringo, vocal) - With A Little Help From My Friends
Album: Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; Label: EMI
Louis Jordan - Fire!
Album: Rock 'N' Roll; Label: Mercury/Bear Family
Varetta Dillard - Scorched!
Album: Double Crossing Daddy; Label: Mr RB
Louis Jordan - Louis' Blues
Album: One Guy Named Louis; Label: Aladdin/Capitol
Louis Jordan - Caledonia
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Five Guys Named Moe
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Lollipop
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Lousi Jordan(Dorothy Smith, vocal) - Route 66
Album: Rockin' and Jivin; Label: Mercury/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Jordan For President
Album: Five Guys Named Moe; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan and Louis Armstrong - Life Is So Peculiar
Album: Five Guys Named Moe; Label: Decca/MCA
Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?
Album: Complete Recordings Together; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan and Bing Crosby - Your Socks Don't Match
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Hungry Man
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Texas Stew
Album: Rock 'n' Roll Call; Label: RCA/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Cole Slaw
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear Family
Louis Jordan - Beans and Cornbread
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Beware, Brother, Beware
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Look Out, Sister
Album: Five Guys Named Moe; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying
Album: Best of; Label: Decca/MCA
Louis Jordan - Time Marches On
Album: Complete Decca; Label: Decca/Bear FAmily
Program: 
Air Date: 
July 7, 2008
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