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