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The Jordanaires with Elvis, 1957
|Origin||Springfield, Missouri, United States|
|Genres||Gospel, country, rock & roll, folk|
|Associated acts||Foggy River Boys, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Ricky Nelson, Ringo Starr|
The Jordanaires were an American vocal quartet that formed as a gospel group in 1948. They are known for providing background vocals for Elvis Presley, in live appearances and recordings from 1956 to 1972.
- Hoyt Hawkins – baritone and lead vocals, piano, organ, percussion (1949-1980; died 1980)
- Neal Matthews Jr. — second tenor and lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar, double bass, bass guitar (1949–2000; died 2000)
- Gordon Stoker – tenor vocals, piano, organ, percussion (1951-2013; died 2013)
- Ray Walker – bass vocals (1958-2013)
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