• The Jordan Brothers


    The Jordan Brothers (Frackville, PA)



    Personnel :

    Joe Jordan

    Frank Jordan



    Discography :

    1958 - Oh Lolly / Send Me Your Picture (Jordan J-100/1/Jamie 1112)
    1959 - Please Tell Me Now / Never, Never (Jamie 1125)
    1959 - Be Mine / Dream Romance (Jamie 1133)
    1960 - Things I Didn't Say / Polly Plays Her Kettle Drum (Jamie 1169)
    1961 - No Wings On My Angel / Living For The Day (Jamie 1176)
    1961 - Love's Made A Fool Of You / Whispering Wind (Jamie 1205)
    1961 - Here I Go Again / It's A Shame (Vim 523)
    1963 - Beach Party / Having a Party (instrumental) (Mer-Bri 101)



    Biography :

    Duet from Frackville, PA, the Jordan Brothers Joe and Frank make their disk debut on Jamie Records with "Oh Lolly / Send Me Your Picture". Appearing on Dick Clark's American Bandstand three times, the Jordans were headliners on Clark’s 49-day “Caravan of Stars” that toured the United States and Canada.

    Traveling in one of two 40-seat busses, Frank and Joe Jordan were accompanied by the likes of The Coasters, The Drifters, The Skyliners, Bobby Rydell, La Verne Baker, Paul Anka, Annette Funicello, Jimmy Clanton and several members of the Duane Eddy’s Band, including Jim Horn and Jimmy Troxel.



    The Jordans were featured on Jerry Blavat’s WFIL “Discophonic TV Scene” and apperared on East Coast TV programs, especially in the Tri-State area. In 1961, The duo recruited brothers Bobby and Lew to round out the quartet. Their recording of “Gimme Some Lovin'” in 1966 was their biggest hit, and charted at No. 1 in Boston, Baltimore and other r&b citadels.



    Songs :

         
    Be Mine                                 Beach Party                      Whispering Wind

         
    No Wings On My Angel          Send Me Your Picture              Dream Romance

      
    Please Tell Me Now                      Oh Lolly

     

     

     

     

     

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