Who was blind at birth and only a tweeny 12-year-old when he scored his first #1 hit? You guessed it, LITTLE STEVIE WONDER, and the song was Fingertips. One of the very first (live) singles to hit #1 on the Hot 100.
BB King remembers Louis Jordan. “With the exception of Jordan, most of the 50s audience for black stars was black. But when Jordan came to Memphis, they would have one EARLY SHOW FOR WHITES and one late show for blacks. Jordan had a lot of white fans.”