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Jackie Ross

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Chicago soul diva Jackie Ross was created in St. Louis on January 30, 1946; the little girl of husband-and-wife preachers, she produced her executing debut on her behalf parents’ radio gospel display at age three. Pursuing her father’s 1954 loss of life, the family members relocated towards the Windy Town; there the renowned Sam Cooke, a pal of her mom, recruited Ross for his SAR label, where she released her debut one, “CRISIS,” in 1962. Carrying out a stint performing with Syl Johnson’s music group, she agreed upon to Chess Information, producing her label bow with 1964’s “Selfish One”; the solo fell simply shy from the Billboard pop TOP, and Ross shortly released a follow-up, “I’ve Got the Skill,” in addition to an album, Total Bloom. The outstanding “Consider Me for a time” implemented in 1965; unbeknownst to Ross, nevertheless, the same melody had been lately recorded by NY vocalist Evie Sands aswell, and even though Sands’ edition for Blue Kitty actually came initial, Chess’ marketing muscles nevertheless made certain that their label’s rendition demonstrated more lucrative. Ross’ disgust with the problem, combined with negligible royalties she received from “Selfish One,” shortly prompted her to leave Chess, and in 1967 she arrived at Brunswick; 2 yrs later, she transferred to Jerry Butler’s Fountain Productions, but didn’t recapture her previously commercial success.

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Full Name Jackie Ross
Profession Singer
Nationality American
Music Songs Selfish One, I've Got the Skill, Jerk and Twine, Dynamite Lovin', Everything but Love, New Lover, Take The Weight Off Me, Don't Take My Love, Who Could Be Loving You, Take Me for a Little While, I Dig His Style, You Really Know How To Hurt A Girl, Haste Makes Waste, Trust in Me, I Had a Talk With My Man, The World Needs More People Like You, Be Sure You Know, Change Your Ways, I Like Your Loving, What Would You Give, No Matter Where You Go, Someone Who Will Take The Place Of You, It's Going All the Way, Keep Your Chin Up, I'm In Love With You, Patching Up The Wound, This World Is In A Hell Of A Shape, I Wanna Hear It From You, Number One In Your Life, Wasting Time, Love Is Easy to Lose, I Guess You Think I'm A Fool
Albums Full Bloom, Selfish One: The Best Of, Fabulous Creature, Confectioner's, Noble Blue, Splash Of Color, Gaudy Colours, A Bouquet Of Hits, À La Carte, All Day Lazing, Christmas Magic, Black Or White, Id Like To Hear That Song Again
TV Shows Steins;Gate


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