Charley Jordan

Charley Jordan ( born January 1, 1890 in Mabelville, Arkansas, † November 15, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri) was an American blues singer, guitarist and songwriter. It is attributed to the St. Louis Blues.

Jordan picked up numerous pieces for Vocalion and Decca Records. From the 1920s until the 1940s, he worked with such well-known blues musicians such as Peetie Wheatstraw, Roosevelt Sykes, Casey Bill Weldon, Memphis Minnie and Big Joe Williams. In 1928 he was injured in a shootout to the backbone.

Charley Jordan died in 1954 of pneumonia.

Songs ( selection)

  • "Big Four Blues"
  • "Crazy With the Blues"
  • "Dollar Bill Blues"
  • "Honey Sucker Blues"
  • " Hunkie Tunkie Blues"
  • " I Could not Stay Here "
  • "Just a Spoonful "
  • " Keep It Clean "
  • " Raidin 'Squad Blues"
  • "Stack O'Dollars Blues"

Discography (selection)