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Luke Jordan (January 28, 1892 June 25, 1952) was a blues guitarist and vocalist of some renown in his local area of Lynchburg, Virginia. luke jordan

Born in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States, his professional career started at age 35, when he was noticed by Victor Records, and went to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1927 to record several records. These records sold moderately well, and Victor decided to take Jordan to New York in 1929, for two more sessions. He recorded very few known tracks in his career, but a few remain intact. The complete list of known recordings is as follows:

Recorded Tuesday, August 16, 1927, Charlotte, NC

39819-1. "Church Bells Blues." Victor unissued

39819-2. "Church Bells Blues." Vi 21076

39820-1. "Pick Poor Robin Clean." Victor unissued

39820-2. "Pick Poor Robin Clean." Vi 20957

39821-2. "Cocaine Blues." Vi 21076

39822-1. "Traveling Coon." Vi 20957

Recorded Monday, November 18, 1929, New York City

57703-1. "My Gal's Done Quit Me." Vi V38564

57704-3. "Won't You Be Kind?" Vi V38564

Recorded Tuesday, November 19, 1929, New York City

57705- . "If I Call You Mama." Vi 23400

57706-2. "Look Up, Look Down." Victor unissued

57707- . "Tom Brown Sits in His Prison Cell." Vi 23400

57708-2. "That's A Plenty." Victor unissued

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He died in Lynchburg in June 1952. His song, "Church Bells Blues" was later recorded by Ralph Willis.


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