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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, I Am What I Am and Tears From My Eyes.

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 solo…

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Old Rocking Chair
Jackie Opel
Studio One2013
Old Rocking Chair
Jackie OpelStudio One2013
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I Am What I Am
Jackie Opel
Rio1967
I Am What I Am
Jackie OpelRio1967
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Tears From My Eyes
Jackie Opel
Top Deck Records0
Tears From My Eyes
Jackie OpelTop Deck Records0
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The Lord Is With Me
Jackie Opel
Rolando & Powie1965
The Lord Is With Me
Jackie OpelRolando & Powie1965
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Done With A Friend
Jackie Opel
Studio One0
Done With A Friend
Jackie OpelStudio One0
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TV In Jamaica
Jackie Opel
Jump Up1963
TV In Jamaica
Jackie OpelJump Up1963
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Cock Mouth (Kill Cock)
Jackie Opel
Studio One0
Cock Mouth (Kill Cock)
Jackie OpelStudio One0
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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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