Jackie Landry Jackson Music group member

Jackie Landry Jackson (May 22, 1941 – December 23, 1997) was a member of The Chantels, the first nationally-successful black female pop music group. She died in 1997 of breast cancer. After her initial singing career ended she became a Grand Jury Stenographer for the Bronx District Attorney. She rarely spoke about her experiences with the Chantels while employed in the District Attorney's Office. When Oldies and Rock and Roll revivals came into vogue, she revisited her singing career.

Personal details

Date of birth
May 22nd, 1941
Date of death
December 23rd, 1997 at age of 56

Musical acts

1.Richard Barrett With The Chantels Girl group, Rhythm and blues, Traditional pop music

The Chantels were the second African-American girl group to enjoy nationwide success in the United States, preceded by The Bobbettes. The group was established in the early 1950s by students attending St. Anthony of Padua school in The Bronx. The original five members consisted of Arlene Smith, Sonia Goring, Rene Minus, Jackie Landry Jackson and Lois Harris. They derived their name from that of a rival school, St. Frances de Chantal.

Member history

Member Role Start End
Sonia Goring
Arlene Smith

Official website


Check Jackie Landry Jackson on wikipedia.

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