大剧院, 历史上持续时间最长的广播节目, announced Jackson’s death in a news release.
杰克逊, 吉他手, 11 月开始在 Opry 演出. 3 1956 并且仍然出现在节目中 2010. 结果是, 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. 汤玛士 “Stonewall” 杰克逊.
“Waterloo” was a hit on the country and pop charts in 1959. His other hits, mostly in the 1960s, 包括在内 “Don’t Be Angry,” “伯杰. the D.J,” “Why I’m Walkin’,” “A Wound Time Can’t Erase” 和 “I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water.”
在 1971, he recorded his version of Lobo’s “Me and You and a Dog Named Boo.”
在他的职业生涯中, Jackson landed 44 singles on the Billboard country chart.
在 2008, 在年龄 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 million in punitive damages. 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.
在 1991, he privately published his autobiography, “From the Bottom Up.”