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American soul/R&B singer, songwriter and arranger
Died when: 94 years 325 days (1138 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Jerome Louis Jackson (born November 8, 1942, Bronx, New York) known as J.J. Jackson, is an American soul/R&B singer, songwriter, and arranger. His singing style is as a belter. Jackson best known for the song "But It's Alright", which he co-wrote with Pierre Tubbs. The song was released in 1966 and then re-released in 1969, to chart success on both occasions. The liner notes to his 1967 album, J.J. Jackson, on Calla Records, stated that he weighed 285 pounds.