Singer-Songwriter George Jackson {Old Time Rock And Roll} Dead At 77

Singer-songwriter George Jackson who wrote “Old Time Rock and Roll” which Bob Seger covered and “One Bad Apple” which was a big hit for The Osmonds has died of cancer at the age of 77. Jackson himself sang southern soul from the 1960’s to the 1980’s. He is r emembered most though as a songwriter. Bob Seger’s single of “Old Time Rock and Roll” was the fourth single on his “Stranger In Town” album and it peaked at #28 in 1979.  When George Jackson wrote “One Bad Apple” he had the Jackson 5 in mind but The Osmonds had the #1 hit with it in 1971. The Jackson 5 later recorded the song.

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