1 Group history
1.1 Early years
2 Guest appearances 3 See also 4 References 5 External links
The history of the Jordanaires can be traced back to the early 1940s,
and the original Foggy River Boys, which were made up of the Matthews
brothers, all ordained ministers: Bill (b. LaFollette, Tennessee,
1923), Monty (b. Pulaski, Kentucky, 1927), Jack, and Matt.[citation
needed] In 1948, Matt and Jack left to become full-time preachers and
were replaced by Bob Hubbard (b. Chaffee, Missouri, 1928), also a
minister, and bass singer Culley Holt (b. McAlester, Oklahoma, 1925),
and pianist Bob Money. After three years Money was replaced as pianist
by Gordon Stoker. At that time, they formed the new
group as the Melodizing Matthews, in Springfield, Missouri, but soon
changed the name to the Jordanaires, after Jordan Creek in
This starting lineup lasted until 1949; at that time, Bob Hubbard was
drafted and was replaced by Hoyt Hawkins. Later that
year, Monty and Bill Matthews left. Hawkins switched to baritone, and
Neal Matthews was recruited. Don Bruce came in as a new first
tenor; however, he was drafted the next year. The group narrowed to a
quartet, with Stoker taking over as first tenor. They became members
Grand Ole Opry
1957: Ricky Nelson's "Poor Little Fool", "Lonesome Town", "It's Late",
and other hit recordings
1959: Several tracks on Johnny Cash's albums The Fabulous Johnny Cash
and Songs of our Soil, the 1978 album I Would Like to See You Again
1964: Cliff Richard's 1965 singles "The Minute You're Gone", "Wind Me
Up (Let Me Go)", "On My Word" and a few other album and EP tracks
1970: Ringo Starr's second solo album, Beaucoups of Blues
1973: Bobby Bare's hit single "Ride Me Down Easy"
1980: Don McLean's album Chain Lightning
1981: Don McLean's album Believers
1981: On several tracks for Gene Summers' LP
Gene Summers in Nashville
1984: Dolly Parton's song "Save The Last Dance For Me" on the album
The Great Pretender
1985: Four songs by The Blasters' from their album Hard Line including
"Samson and Delilah" 
1988: Appeared in Sawyer Brown's music video "My Baby's Gone"
1993: "Bigger Than Elvis" on Chicago's album titled Chicago XXXII:
Stone of Sisyphus, recorded in 1993 and published in 2008
1996: Ween's album 12 Golden Country Greats
1997: On "Who'll Be The One If Not Me" for the off-Broadway musical
1998: On "You better move on" and "Tomorrow night" Sugar Ray Norcia's
album titled "Sweet & Swingin'"
1999: began their collaborative work with Art Greenhaw, which resulted
in a Grammy Award for the album We Called Him Mr. Gospel Music (2003)
and six Grammy nominations for Best Album of the Year in a gospel
category for other album titles, including The Great Gospel Hit Parade
(2001), God Is Love (2002), Always Hear The Harmony (2004), 20th
Century Gospel (2005) and Southern Meets Soul (2006)
2002: Sang with The Tractors' Steve Ripley
References Ryman Auditorium
^ "Opry Timeline – 1940s". Retrieved July 6, 2012.
^ a b "The Jordanaires". Rovi. 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
^ "Jordanaires Biography". Retrieved 11 May 2011.
^ Graham, Charlotte "The Jordanaires" (February 22, 2003), The
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS), "Religion," p. 1E.
^ Linda Hjertén (22 January 2004). "Vikingarna tar farväl av fansen"
(in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
^ "Hugh Jarrett". Retrieved March 28, 2013.
^ Cooper, Peter (March 27, 2013). "Jordanaires leader Gordon Stoker
dies". The Tennesseean. Retrieved June 2, 2013.
^ Lewry, Peter; Goodall, Nigel (1991).
Official website "The Jordanaires" Vocal Group Hall of Fame Page Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Spencer Leigh, "Gordon Stoker: Singer with the Jordanaires", The Independent, April 2, 2013 Bob Hubbard Interview
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