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Lonnie Jordan


Leroy “Lonnie” Jordan (born November 21, 1948 in San Diego, California) is an American singer-songwriter. He is a founding member of WAR, an American funk band in the 1970s and 1980s.  Jordan has a number of roles over the years, acting as vocalist and playing guitar, piano, synthesizer, and percussion. He is among the first three people to join the group after its inception, having joined before the group adopted the name “War” (it had previously been known as “the Creators” and “Nightshift”).