The American country singer died
Live for country music. American singer Stonewall Jackson has now died at the age of 89.
Mourning Stonewall Jackson (1932-2021): The American country singer died on December 4 at the age of 89. This was confirmed by the Grand Ole Opry, the country radio program on which Jackson appeared for over 50 years from 1956 onwards, dem “people” -Magazin. The singer recently suffered from vascular dementia. Jackson celebrated many musical successes in his long career, especially in the 1950s and 1960s. His most famous songs were “Waterloo”, “Don’t Get Angry” and “BJD DJ”.
Stonewall Jackson was born in Tabor, North Carolina, USA in 1932. He was raised in poor conditions. When he was eight years old, he had to work in the fields. Jackson first got into touch with music after swapping out his old bike for a guitar. On this he taught himself the first strings.
Long walk on stage
Jackson first appeared on stage while serving in the military. After his release, the American moved to Nashville in 1956, where he completely devoted himself to his musical career. Thanks to the right contacts, Jackson was offered a multi-year contract with the country radio show Grand Ole Opry – although it was still without a record deal.
However, it wasn’t long before Columbia Records introduced it to him in 1956. It was there that Jackson finally released several of his songs and albums. Waterloo became his first single, followed by BJ the DJ and by 1983 Jackson had released over 20 studio albums. 44 of his songs landed on the Billboard charts.