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Portrait of Louis Jordan, 1946.

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路易斯乔登 (Louis Jordon) 的歌曲及时行乐 (Let the Good Times Roll) 打入排行榜:19461221

跳跃,快步走,让我们及时行乐吧!路易斯.乔登是一个即兴的音乐家,他用嘴巴来演奏爵士乐。西元19461221日,乔登的单曲及时行乐第一次登上「节奏蓝调」 (R&B) 排行榜。在接下来的22周里,这首歌曲仍然高居排行榜的前几名,并且有长达四周的时间都是第二名。

你会演奏乐器吗?路易斯.乔登从七岁的时候就开始演奏萨克斯风。在他成为青少年后,他开始跟着着名的「兔脚音乐家」 (Rabbit Foot Minstrels) 四处巡回表演,并且帮贝西.史密斯 (Bessie Smith) 等许多位蓝调歌手伴奏。这位天才音乐家后来又发生什么事呢?

Jump, boogie, and let the good times roll! Louis Jordan was a swinging musician who played "jazz with a broad grin." On December 21, 1946, Jordan's single, "Let the Good Times Roll," debuted on the rhythm-and-blues (R&B) charts. Over the next 22 weeks, the recording stayed near the top of the chart, occupying the Number 2 spot for four weeks.

Do you play a musical instrument? Louis Jordan started playing saxophone at the age of 7. As a teenager, he toured with the famed Rabbit Foot Minstrels and backed blues singers, including Bessie Smith. What was next for this talented musician?

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