Louis Jordan

By: Douglas Wolk

For a good chunk of the 1940s, the R&B chart (or the “race records” chart, as Billboard called it then) might just as well have been called the LOUIS JORDAN (1908-75) chart: he scored hit […]

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Hilo Heroes, July 5-11


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, this week, to the following high-, low-, no-, and hilobrow heroes. Click here for more HiLo Hero birthdays. JULY 5 It seems impossible that the various identities — Prince Rakeem, Bobby Digital, RZArecta, […]

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