Jacqueline "Jazzy Jackie" Neal was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July7, 1967 in a very musical family. You could call the Neal family the "Jackson family" of Louisiana. Daughter of Shirley Brooks Neal and bluesman Raful Neal, this talented singer attended Capitol High School in Baton Rogue,LA where she was the head of her majorette squad. She is sister to blues guitarist Kenny Neal and most of her immediate family are working musicians! In 1995, Jackie made her debut with her first album,"The Blues Won't Let You Go". She scored several regional hits with her next two records in the "Southern Soul" realm and her star was on the rise when she was fatally shot by a scorned ex-boyfriend in March of 2005.
"The Blues Won't Let You Go" (Cititrax 1995)
1. Drop The Curtain On
"Lookin' For A Sweet Thang" (Backstreet 2000)
1. Your Dr. Feel Good
"Money Can't Buy Me Love" (Backstreet 2002)
1. Good Thang
"Down In Da Club" (Jazzy 2005) LISTEN