“Another heartache has come my way. Chuck Jackson has made his transition. He was my label mate on Scepter Records and was like a big brother to me. I’ll truly miss his daily calls checking on me and his wonderful voice.
Rest in heavenly peace my dear friend” – Dionne Warwick, February 20th, 2023.
Chuck Jackson, known for the 1960’s hits “Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)” and “I Don’t Want To Cry”, transitioned at the age of 85.
The singer was born in North Carolina, performing in local gospel groups before moving to Pittsburgh as a teen. A member of key doo-wop group the Del-Vikings, Chuck Jackson went solo to great acclaim, scoring a string of emphatic hits.
Songs such as ‘Any Day Now’ remains peerless greats in the evolution of soul music, injecting gospel passion into the lust go R&B. // Continue to the full article