The Louis Jordan Story
A look at one of the most extrovert characters in showbusiness history, as Clarke Peters celebrates The Louis Jordan Centenary.The story behind the smash hit Five Guys Named Moe and featuring Jordan's mentor, bandleader Jesse Stone, who wrote Shake Rattle and Roll.
How Louis Jordan and his Tympani Five came to be one of the biggest acts on the scene.
Plus how music which was covered 20 years later became some of the biggest hits of early Rock 'n' Roll.
Including Let The Good Times Roll, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens, and of course, the classic Choo Choo Ch'Boogie.
Clarke assesses the legacy of The King of the Juke Boxes.