오프리, 역사상 가장 긴 라디오 쇼, announced Jackson’s death in a news release.
잭슨, 기타리스트, 11월부터 Opry에서 공연. 3 1956 그리고 여전히 쇼에 출연하고 있었다. 2010. 결과적으로, Fox17 in Nashville notes that the”Waterloo” is the longest current Opry member. Saturday night’s performance of the Opry was dedicated in his honor. His real name was Stonewall, after Confederate Gen. 도마 “Stonewall” 잭슨.
“Waterloo” was a hit on the country and pop charts in 1959. His other hits, mostly in the 1960s, included “Don’t Be Angry,” “비제이. the D.J,” “Why I’m Walkin’,” “A Wound Time Can’t Erase” 과 “I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water.”
에 1971, he recorded his version of Lobo’s “Me and You and a Dog Named Boo.”
Over the course of his career, Jackson landed 44 singles on the Billboard country chart.
에 2008, 나이에 75, he settled a federal age discrimination lawsuit against the Opry. He claimed Opry officials had cut back his appearances starting in 1998, and sought $ 10 million in compensatory damages and $ 10 징벌 적 손해 배상 수백만. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
Jackson was born in eastern North Carolina and was raised on a south Georgia farm.
Jackson’s mentor in his early career was country legend Ernest Tubb, who bought him his first stage clothes and hired him as his opening act. He was presented with the Ernest Tubb Memorial Award in 1997 for his contributions to country music, according to the Grand Ole Opry website.
에 1991, he privately published his autobiography, “From the Bottom Up.”
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