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Freddie Jackson

Freddie Jackson
Born: Oct 2, 1956 in Harlem, New York, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap, Pop/Rock
Biography: To urban contemporary listeners, Freddie Jackson was one of the biggest stars of the latter half of the '80s, dominating the R&B charts seemingly at will. Jackson's forte was sophisticated, romantic soul ballads aimed at adult audiences, but he was also capable of tackling urban contemporary dance fare ...Read full biography
Rock Me Tonight
Released: 1985
Label: Capitol USA (catalog)
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Here on his debut album, Freddie Jackson enjoyed admirable chart success with each of the four singles. The initial single, "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)," was a very rhythmic ballad with an easy-flowing ...Read full review
Personal Reflections
Released: 2005
Label: Artemis Records
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Especially when compared to his explosion onto the adult contemporary and quiet storm radio scene in the '80s, the '90s weren't too kind to Freddie Jackson. A longtime soft rock radio staple, his instantly ...Read full review
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