Joe Jackson (musician)
|Birth name||David Ian Jackson|
|Born||11 August 1954|
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
|Genres||Punk rock, ska, new wave, jazz pop, jazz, sophisti-pop, classical|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, author|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, keyboards, saxophone|
|Labels||A&M, Sony Classical, Virgin/EMI, Rykodisc, E1/Koch|
David Ian "Joe" Jackson MBE (born 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter. Jackson's first and second releases, "Sunday Papers" and "Is She Really Going Out With Him?" became a hit in 1979. This was followed by many new wave singles before he started creating more jazz type pop music. He had a Top 10 hit in 1982 with "Steppin' Out". He has also composed classical music. He has recorded 19 studio albums and earned 5 Grammy Award nominations in a career extending from 1978 to today.
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- ↑ "The Duke". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 12 March 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2018.