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Gordon Stoker & Elvis, May 28th 1966 at the ‘How Great Thou Art’ session

Gordon Stoker lived to be 88 years old.  He died at his home in Brentwood,

Stoker was a native of Gleason, Tennessee, where he grew up in a musical family.

1st there was the “Foggy River Boys”.  When Gordon Stoker replaced Bob Money as the pianist a new group was formed named the “Melodizing Matthews”.  The group was based in Springfield, Missouri. 

The Melodizing Matthews soon changed their name to , after Jordan Creek in Missouri—not after the Jordan River, as many have thought.

Gordon Stroker was a tenor singer for the Jordanaires from 1951 to 2013.

Read more at:  http://www.jordanaires.net/

 

 

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