Lonnie Jordan

Vocals, Composer

1948 –


Who is Lonnie Jordan?

Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan was a founding member of War, an American funk band in the 1970s and 1980s. Jordan had a number of roles over the years, acting as vocalist and playing guitar, piano, synthesizer, and percussion. He was among the first three people to join the group after its inception, having joined before the group adopted the name "War".

Jordan recorded as a solo artist with MCA in 1977 and Boardwalk in 1982. He has also recorded with Eric Burdon, Tanya Tucker, T. Rex and Los Lobos. Jordan also made a record with two members of War, Harold Brown and B.B. Dickerson, "The Other Side of War Warms Your Heart" on Soufflé Records, which featured Bobby Womack on Guitar. He is the only current member of War remaining from the original lineup. Four other members created a new group called Lowrider Band.

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Nov 21, 1948
San Diego
Also known as
  • Leroy Jordan

on July 23, 2013


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