LOUIS JORDAN was the “King of the jukebox” from 1942-1950. And the top black recording artist in total number of weeks at #1 in the history of music. Chuck Berry said, “The music was here long before Louis Jordan, but...
Our next honored song was released in 1955 by Atlantic Records. It only reached #10 R&B but reached #1 in our hearts and the raspberry red 45 played on every jukebox in our southeast beaches. This witty and memorable laid back party tune was also written by the great Rudy Toombs.
“Goin to the party, get with the bunch.
Got a dollar for my nippin and a dime for my lunch”
Still beloved and requested by shaggers...NIP SIP by the CLOVERS