Happy Birthday to Freddie Jackson!
Happy birthday to Freddie Jackson, born October 2, 1956.
Freddie Jackson's forte has been sophisticated, romantic soul ballads aimed at adult audiences, but he is also capable of tackling urban contemporary dance numbers and even the occasional jazz tune. Yet, unlike many of his peers, Luther Vandross, Anita Baker and Peabo Bryson included, Jackson never managed to make a major cross over to the pop charts, as none of his R&B smashes even breached the Top Ten. During the 90's, as new trends like hip-hop impacted the urban contemporary landscape, Jackson gradually faded from view...READ FULL BIOGRAPHYPosted October 2nd, 2012 by paulr