Jukebox Hits, Vol. 1: 1942-1947

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
It's true that there are so many Louis Jordan collections it's intimidating. Who knows which to choose and what the sound quality will be like, not to mention what songs will get left off a particular hits collection. This is the first of two volumes offering the singles and jukebox smashes of the great Jordan during his prime. This material charts the half decade from the WWII years into the early postwar period. The sound quality is great and only the truly major material is collected here: "Open the Door Richard," "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Is You or Is You Ain't My Baby?," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Caldonia," "What's the Use of Getting Sober (When You're Gonna Get Drunk ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
It's true that there are so many Louis Jordan collections it's intimidating. Who knows which to choose and what the sound quality will be like, not to mention what songs will get left off a particular hits collection. This is the first of two volumes offering the singles and jukebox smashes of the great Jordan during his prime. This material charts the half decade from the WWII years into the early postwar period. The sound quality is great and only the truly major material is collected here: "Open the Door Richard," "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Is You or Is You Ain't My Baby?," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Caldonia," "What's the Use of Getting Sober (When You're Gonna Get Drunk Again)," and more. There are 27 cuts and the only thing in Jordan's catalog to top this set is Vol. 2. This is for hardcore fans and novices alike.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/21/2005
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046408220
  • Catalog Number: 4082
  • Sales rank: 171,255

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Louis Jordan Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Louis Jordan Composer
Denver Darling Composer
Tommy Edwards Composer
Dusty Fletcher Composer
Casey Bill Weldon Composer
Jack McVea Composer
Milt Gabler Composer
Jimmy Hilliard Composer
John Mason Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Vaughn Horton Composer
Jack Wolf Fine Composer
Greece 2000 Composer
Pierre Lacocque Composer
Joseph E. Hirsch Composer
Dan Howell Composer
Duke Groaner Composer
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