“Any Day Now” singer Chuck Jackson dies at age 85
(February 20, 2023) [We have learned today of the passing of the great Chuck Jackson, one of the most influential singers of the 1960s. We pay tribute now via this biography of Mr. Jackson that noted write David Nathan provided to us a few years ago. R.I.P. Chuck Jackson.]
One of traditional R&B music’s legendary proponents, Chuck Jackson racked up an impressive twenty-three charted singles between 1961 and 1980. The soul man with the dashing good looks and the distinctive smooth-yet-soulful vocal style was certainly a hitmaking mainstay from the time “I Don’t Want To Cry” climbed to No. 5 on the R&B charts and No. 36 on the Hot 100 in the spring of 1961.