Louis Jordan’s Deacon Jones

April 2020

Thanks to quarantine ukulele lessons I have been reminded of the late, great Louis Jordan.

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Here he is eviscerating the corruption that comes with power, especially within the so-called “Christian” church, which of course continues to do more harm in the history of mankind than most other entities.

Here he is performing Deacon Jones around 1944:

Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five–Deacon Jones [2:37]:

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Just imagine the courage and cajones he had, performing this and so much more as a black man for all the ignorant white audiences at the time.

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Click here to check out more of the amazing Louis Jordan!


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