Lost In LouisVille - Louis Jordan

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2017-07-22 19:30:00 2017-07-22 23:30:00 Australia/Brisbane Lost In LouisVille - Louis Jordan Lost In LouisVille - Louis Jordan Sebastiaans - Basement - The Printers Room Ballarat Events [email protected]

Melbourne Based Band Lost In LouisVille, will play the great music of "King Of The Jukebox" Mr Louis Jordan.


In the Forties, bandleader Louis Jordan pioneered a wild - and wildly popular - amalgam of jazz and blues. The swinging shuffle rhythms played by singer/saxophonist Jordan and his Tympany Five got called “jump blues” or “jumpin’ jive,” and it served as a forerunner of rhythm & blues and rock and roll.

Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five launched 57 singles onto the R&B charts in the Forties, including 18 songs that went to Number One. Their most popular numbers included “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie” (#1, 18 weeks), “Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens” (#1, 17 weeks), “Boogie Woogie Blue Plate” (#1, 14 weeks), “Saturday Night Fish Fry” (#1, 12 weeks), “Buzz Me” (#1, 9 weeks), “Caldonia” (#1, 7 weeks), “Jack, You’re Dead” (#1, 7 weeks), “Blue Light Boogie” (#1, 7 weeks) and “G.I. Jive” (#1, 6 weeks), From 1943 to 1950, Jordan occupied the top position for a total of 113 weeks - more than one-fourth of the time! For good reason he was dubbed “King of the Juke Boxes.” His peak year was 1946, when seventeen of his songs made the upper reaches of the R&B chart. His popularity led to starring roles in a series of musical film shorts from the late Forties, including Caledonia, Look Out Sister, and Reet, Petite and Gone.

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    Saturday 22nd July 2017 Tickets must be presented at venue.
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