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Rock/R&B songwriter Jackson dies at home of cancer

by Associated Press Published: April 15,2013

Tags: compose, composer, dead, death, died, entertainer, entertainment, music, obituary, song, songwriter

RIDGELAND — Songwriter George Jackson, co-author of “Old Time Rock and Roll” and hundreds of other soul, rock and rhythm and blues tunes, has died. He was 68. Jackson died yesterday morning at his home in Ridgeland, said Thomas Couch Sr., board chairman of Malaco Records. Jackson had been sick with cancer for about a […] [...]

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