Jackie (song)

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For the Jacques Brel and Scott Walker song, see Jacky (song).

"Jackie" is a song written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly for the 1987 film, Summer School. It was originally recorded by Elisa Fiorillo and included on the Summer School soundtrack. In 1988, "Jackie" was recorded by Lisa Stansfield's band, Blue Zone for their 1988 album, Big Thing. It was released as a single and peaked at number fifty-four on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number thirty-seven on the Hot Dance Club Songs. In 1998, "Jackie" was recorded by Joanne, who used samples from the Blue Zone version. It was issued as B.Z. featuring Joanne and reached number three in Australia and number five in New Zealand. Another cover by Redzone peaked at number thirty-seven in Australia.

Blue Zone version[edit]

"Jackie"
Single by Blue Zone
from the album Big Thing
Released July 26, 1988 (1988-07-26)
Format 7", 12", cassette, CD
Recorded 1988
Genre Soul, funk, jazz
Length 3:27
Label Rockin' Horse, Arista
Writer(s) Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
Producer(s) Paul Staveley O'Duffy, Ric Wake
Blue Zone singles chronology
"Thinking About His Baby"
(1988)
"Jackie"
(1988)
"People Hold On"
(1989)
Music video
"Jackie" on YouTube

"Jackie" was covered by Lisa Stansfield's band, Blue Zone for their 1988 album, Big Thing. It was produced by Paul Staveley O'Duffy and Ric Wake and released as a single around the world, except for the United Kingdom.[1] In North America, the single was issued on July 26, 1988 and reached number fifty-four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number thirty-seven on the Hot Dance Club Songs. It was also released in Europe in September 1988, in Australia in December 1988 and in Japan in early 1989.[1] Jackie" reached number nineteen in Sweden in February 1989. The single included two non-album tracks, "There Was I" and "Chance It," both written and produced by Blue Zone.[1] In 2003, "There Was I" was featured on Stansfield's album, The Complete Collection. "Jackie" was remixed by Ric Wake (Wake Up Mix) and Paul Staveley O'Duffy (Shotgun Scream Mix).[1] The music video was also released.

Track listings[edit]

Australian/European 7" single

  1. "Jackie" – 3:27
  2. "There Was I" – 4:30

US 7" single

  1. "Jackie" – 3:27
  2. "Chance It" – 3:45

European 12" single

  1. "Jackie" (Wake Up Mix) – 7:00
  2. "Jackie" (Shotgun Scream Mix) – 5:00
  3. "There Was I" – 4:30

US 12" single

  1. "Jackie" (Extended Dance Mix) – 7:02
  2. "Jackie" (Single Version) – 3:27
  3. "Jackie" (Instrumental) – 6:54
  4. "Chance It" – 3:45

Australian 12" single / European CD single

  1. "Jackie" – 3:27
  2. "Jackie" (Wake Up Mix) – 7:00
  3. "Jackie" (Shotgun Scream Mix) – 5:00
  4. "There Was I" – 4:30

European mini CD single

  1. "Jackie" – 3:27
  2. "Jackie" (Wake Up Mix) – 7:00
  3. "There Was I" – 4:30
  4. "Chance It" – 3:45

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988/1989) Peak
position
Swedish Singles Chart[2] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 54
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs[4] 37

Joanne version[edit]

"Jackie"
Single by Joanne
from the album Do Not Disturb
Released October 1998 (1998-10)
Format CD
Recorded 1998
Genre Dance
Length 4:05
Label Shock
Writer(s) Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
Producer(s) George Papapetros, Past to Present
Joanne singles chronology
"Jackie"
(1998)
"Pack Your Bags"
(1999)
Music video
"Jackie" on YouTube

In 1998, Australian singer Joanne recorded "Jackie" using samples from the Blue Zone version and released it as a single as B.Z. featuring Joanne. The song peaked at number three in Australia and number five in New Zealand. "Jackie" won an ARIA Music Award for the Highest Selling Single in 1999. Two years later, the 2001 Remix of the song was included on Joanne's debut album, Do Not Disturb.

Track listings[edit]

Australian CD single

  1. "Jackie" (Radio Edit) – 4:05
  2. "Jackie" (Extended Version) – 5:22
  3. "Jackie" (XL Club Mix) – 8:18
  4. "All of Me" (Radio Edit) – 4:18
  5. "All of Me" (Extended Mix) – 7:52
  6. "All of Me" (XL Race You to the Sun Mix) – 9:23

Charts and certifications[edit]

Charts

Chart (1998/1999) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart[5] 3
New Zealand Singles Chart[5] 5

Certifications

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[6] Platinum 70,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Year-end charts

Chart (1998) Position
Australian Singles Chart[7] 93
Chart (1999) Position
Australian Singles Chart[8] 33

Redzone version[edit]

"Jackie"
Single by Redzone
Released October 1998 (1998-10)
Format CD
Recorded 1998
Genre Dance
Length 3:19
Label Mushroom
Writer(s) Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
Producer(s) Redzone
Redzone singles chronology
"Jackie"
(1998)
Music video
"Jackie" on YouTube

"Jackie" was also covered by the Australian band, Redzone and released as a single in October 1998, simultaneously with the Joanne version. It peaked at number thirty-seven in Australia.

Track listings[edit]

Australian CD single

  1. "Jackie" (Day Radio Edit) – 3:19
  2. "Jackie" (Night Radio Edit) – 3:35
  3. "Jackie" (Smash 'N' Grab's 'Lemon Jumper' Radio Edit) – 3:52
  4. "Jackie" (12" Mix) – 6:58
  5. "Jackie" (Smash 'N' Grab's 'Lemon Jumper' Club Mix) – 6:39
  6. "O-Positive" – 4:01

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart[9] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Blue Zone - Jackie". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  2. ^ "Blue Zone - Jackie (Song)". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  3. ^ "Blue Zone - Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Blue Zone - Chart History: Dance/Club Play Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  5. ^ a b "B.Z. featuring Joanne - Jackie (Song)". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1999 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Singles 1998". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  8. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Singles 1999". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  9. ^ "Redzone - Jackie (Song)". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-06-30.