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date: 08 March 2021

Gordon, Aloysius Lincoln [Lucky]locked

(1931–2017)
  • Richard Weight

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Gordon, Aloysius Lincoln [Lucky] (1931–2017), petty criminal, singer, and cook, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on 6 May 1931, reputedly one of twenty-one children of Alfred Gordon, cook. He earned his nickname because his mother had a small ‘pools’ win on the day he was born. Few who encountered him outside his extended family counted themselves lucky to have done so....

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