Walter Jackson Similar Artists

Clifford Curry - 37% match to Walter Jackson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. This singer’s long career began in high school as a member of the Echoes, after which he joined the Five Pennies, for whom he wrote a 1956 release, ‘Mr. Moon’. Curry was later a member of several groups, including the Hollyhocks (1957) and the Bubba Suggs Band (1957-1964). As Sweet Clifford he recorded for the Nashville-based Excello Read more

Ruby Johnson - 29% match to Walter Jackson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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19 April 1936, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA, d. 4 July 1999, Lanham, Maryland, USA. To many soul fans, Johnson was chiefly remembered for her wonderful deep-soul Volt recording, ‘I’ll Run Your Hurt Away’, released in March 1966, but some of her other material from the same era confirmed that she was a high-quality soul singer. Although African-American, Read more

Judy Clay - 26% match to Walter Jackson

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Judy Guion, 12 September 1938, St. Paul, North Carolina, USA, d. 19 July 2001, Fayetteville, North Carolina. Guion began singing in church in St. Paul at a very early age, before moving to Fayetteville, North Carolina, to be raised by her grandmother. A move to Brooklyn in the early 50s saw her join a church choir that also sang on Sunday night radio broadcasts. After her gr Read more

Tommie Young - 24% match to Walter Jackson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A southern-soul singer about whom little biographical detail exists, Young’s voice was compared to that of Aretha Franklin in the early 70s, although she has a rare vocal quality of her own. In the early 70s, she cut six singles and one album for Bobby Patterson’s Soul Power label out of Shreveport, Louisiana, distributed by Stan Lewis’ local Jewel/Paula/Ronn gro Read more

Jean Carne - 20% match to Walter Jackson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sarah Jean Perkins, 15 March 1947, Columbus, Georgia, USA. Carn was raised in Atlanta, where her parents encouraged her at the age of four to sing in the church choir and to take piano lessons. Indeed, to this day, she is an accomplished performer on piano, clarinet and bassoon. She first revealed her formidable musical talents as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, Tod Read more

David Peaston - 12% match to Walter Jackson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Major Lance - 12% match to Walter Jackson

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 April 1939 (1941 is also cited), Winterville, Mississippi, USA, d. 3 September 1994, Decatur, Georgia, USA. A former amateur boxer and a dancer on the Jim Lounsbury record-hop television show, Lance also sang with the Five Gospel Harmonaires and for a brief period with Otis Leavill and Barbara Tyson in the Floats. His 1959 Mercury Records release, ‘I Got A Girl’, Read more


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