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Flat Face - Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five - In Memoriam (Vinyl, LP)

2 Oct

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  1. LOUIS JORDAN and his TYMPANY FIVE and MARTHA DAVIS Decca (Both A&B recorded December – released October (Martha Davis is duet vocals on both A & B The A-side is featured in the Danny Kaye movie “A Song Is Born”) A: Daddy-O [5/22] B: You’re On The Right Track, Baby [5/19] LOUIS JORDAN and his TYMPANY FIVE Decca
  2. Louis Jordan, American saxophonist-singer prominent in the and ’50s who was a seminal figure in the development of both rhythm and blues and rock and roll. The bouncing vitality of his music and his clever lyrics and engaging stage presence enabled Jordan to enjoy broad popularity.
  3. A3 Flat Face A2 Barnacle Bill The Sailor A4 Jake What A Snake B4 After School Swing Session B5 Oh Boy I'm In The Groove LOUIS JORDAN AND HIS TYMPANY FIVE JIVIN' WITH JORDAN JAZZ VINYL LP. $ + $ shipping. Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five - Go Blow Your Horn - SLP - LP VINYL Louis Jordan Seller Rating: % positive.
  4. The instrumental "Flat Face" has a whole lot of ascending and descending runs on the tympanum, and the instrument is marginally audible throughout the rest of the material on this disc. Even when you think it isn't there, Martin uses it like an enormous tom-tom to add ballast to the band.
  5. Starting out as a saxophonist in Chick Webb's s big band, Louis struck out on his own in with his small group The Tympany Five (not always five people, but the name stuck anyway). They played hard-driving blues swing numbers with creative, crazy lyrics, and scored hit after hit on both the R&B and pop charts for ten years/5(46).
  6. Louis Jordan was an American popular music innovator who recorded from the s until the s. During the s, he was the most popular recording artist of the soon-to-be-called rhythm and blues music. Jordan had eighteen No. 1 hits, which places him as the third most successful singles artist in Billboard R&B charts history. His recording of "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie" is tied for first.
  7. Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five A: Slow Down B: Never Trust A Woman: Decca USA: 7" 1: Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five A: Junco Partner B: Azure-Té (Paris Blues) Decca USA: 7" 1: Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five A: Jordan For President B: Oil Well, Texas: Decca USA: May 7" 0: Louis.

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