Songs from Movies

Louis Jordan

Louis Jordan (July 8, 1908 - February 4, 1975) was a pioneering African-American jazz and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter who enjoyed his greatest popularity from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Known as "The King of the Jukebox", Jordan was highly popular with both black and white audiences in the later years of the swing era. Jordan was one of the first black recording artists whose popularity crossed over into the mainstream white audience and who scored hits on both the "race" charts and the mainstream white pop charts. Read more on

Louis Jordan has 12 songs that have been featured in movies like A Love Song for Bobby Long, Beefcake, Swing and Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music. What is your favorite song by Louis Jordan?


Songs from Louis Jordan

Santa Claus Santa Claus
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Jack You're Dead
Never Let Your Left Hand Know What Your Right Hand's Doing
Beans and Cornbread
How 'bout That
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens (1947)
Knock Me a Kiss
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Saturday Night Fish Fry