The Best of Louis Jordan [MCA]

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This is a best-of CD collection that actually lives up to its name. Virtually all of Louis Jordan's hits, which musically bridged the gap between small-group swing, R&B, and rock & roll, are on this single CD, including "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens," "Saturday Night Fish Fry," "Caldonia," "Five Guys Named Moe," and "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying." Serious collectors will want to explore a more complete series, particularly the one put out by Classics, but for a single acquisition, this is the Louis Jordan set to get. Jordan's very likable and good-humored vocals and his hot alto, as well as the playing of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This is a best-of CD collection that actually lives up to its name. Virtually all of Louis Jordan's hits, which musically bridged the gap between small-group swing, R&B, and rock & roll, are on this single CD, including "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens," "Saturday Night Fish Fry," "Caldonia," "Five Guys Named Moe," and "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying." Serious collectors will want to explore a more complete series, particularly the one put out by Classics, but for a single acquisition, this is the Louis Jordan set to get. Jordan's very likable and good-humored vocals and his hot alto, as well as the playing of the Tympani Five, belong in everyone's music collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/1989
  • Label: Mca
  • UPC: 076732407929
  • Catalog Number: 4079
  • Sales rank: 2,841

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Louis Jordan Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Milt Gabler Collator
Technical Credits
Louis Jordan Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Dallas Bartley Composer
Fred Clark Composer
Milt Gabler Producer
Wayne Grey Composer
Will Weldon Composer
J. Mayo Williams Producer
Sonny Boy Williamson [II] Composer
Dave Dexter Jr. Liner Notes
Danny Baxter Composer
Earl Randle Composer
Fleecie Moore Composer
Sam Theard Composer
Joe Willoughby Composer
Jerry Bresler Composer
Traditional Composer
Joe Greene Composer
Morry Lasco Composer
Dick Adams Composer
Leo Hickman Composer
Walter Merrick Composer
Jimmie Cox Composer
Al Carters Composer
Bubsy Meyers Composer
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