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Jackie Opel

Jackie Opel

Jackie Opel

Jackie Opel has been played on NTS in shows including Carolina Soul, featured first on 9 February 2014. Songs played include Old Rocking Chair, You Are My One Love and I Am What I Am.

Born Dalton Sinclair Bishop in Bridgetown, Barbados, Jackie Opel (1938–1970) possessed a rich, powerful voice with a six-octave range. He was known as the Jackie Wilson of Jamaica, and was a gifted dancer.

In the early 1960s, he was discovered by Byron Lee, the band master of the Dragonaires, who brought him to Jamaica. There, he started performing with the Skatalites as one of their lead singers. He recorded as a…

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Old Rocking Chair
Jackie Opel
Studio One2013
Old Rocking Chair
Jackie OpelStudio One2013
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You Are My One Love
Jackie, Rita
Studio One1964
You Are My One Love
Jackie, RitaStudio One1964
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I Am What I Am
Jackie Opel
Rio1967
I Am What I Am
Jackie OpelRio1967
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