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Louis Jordan artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
March 4, 2008 The saxophonist and singer's hard-driving chart toppers made him into a founding father of R&B.
August 1, 2001 The album spans the best of the blues sensation that Ray Charles once called his biggest influence.
March 1, 2011 Locomotives provided plenty of fodder for American jazz composers in the early 20th century.
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