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Jim Jackson (c.1884 - 1937) was an African American blues and hokum singer, songster and guitarist, whose recordings in the late 1920s were popular and influential on later artists.

Jackson was born in Hernando, Mississippi, and was raised on a farm, where he learned to play guitar. Around 1905 he started working as a singer, dancer, and musician in medicine shows, playing dances and parties often with other local…

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  • That photo is of bluesman John Jackson, who was about 48 years younger than Jim Jackson.
  • I don't think that photo is really Jim Jackson (who died in 1937). It looks a bit too modern!

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