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Luke Jordan

Luke Jordan (January 28, 1892 – June 25, 1952) was an American blues guitarist and vocalist of some renown, particularly in the area of his home, in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 23rd, 1892 (Bluefield), Died June 25th, 1952 (Lynchburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39819 10-in. 8/16/1927 Church bells blues Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-39820 10-in. 8/16/1927 Pick poor robin clean Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-39821 10-in. 8/16/1927 Cocaine blues Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-39822 10-in. 8/16/1927 Traveling coon Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57703 10-in. 11/18/1929 My gal's done quit me Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57704 10-in. 11/18/1929 Won't you be kind? Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57705 10-in. 11/19/1929 If I call you mama Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57706 10-in. 11/19/1929 Look up, look down Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57707 10-in. 11/19/1929 Tom Brown sits in his prison cell Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-57708 10-in. 11/19/1929 That's a plenty Luke Jordan Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jordan, Luke," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110410.

Jordan, Luke. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110410.

"Jordan, Luke." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110410

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