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Jackie Brenston

American R&B singer, saxophonist, and pioneer of rock and roll

Jackie Brenston

American R&B singer, saxophonist, and pioneer of rock and roll
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birthday
24th
August, 1928
Death
15th
December, 1979
Birth Place
Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.
Birth Sign
virgo
Biography

Jackie Brenston (August 24, 1928 or 1930 – December 15, 1979) was an American R&B singer and saxophonist, who recorded, with Ike Turner’s band, the first version of the pioneering rock-and-roll song “Rocket 88”.

instruments played
saxophone
Vocals
Associated Acts

Ike Turner Kings of Rhythm Lowell Fulson

Genres

R&B, blues, rock and roll

Years Active

1950 1960s

Name

Jackie Brenston

Nationality

United States of America

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