Jackie Moore (singer)

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Jackie Moore
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Jackie Moore in 1970
Background information
Born 1946 (age 68–69)
Jacksonville, Florida
Genres Southern soul, soul
Occupation(s) Vocalist
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1970s
Labels Atlantic
Columbia Records

Jackie Moore (born 1946, Jacksonville, Florida[1]) is an American R&B singer. She is most well known for her gold single 1970 song "Precious, Precious," which reached #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on March 6, 1971. This disc sold over one million copies, and received a gold disc awarded by the R.I.A.A. in March 1971.[1]

Also noteworthy was her 1979 disco hit "This Time Baby," which hit #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. The track reached #49 in the UK Singles Chart.[2] The latter would later be sampled for the 2005 dance radio and club hit "Love on My Mind" by the Freemasons featuring Amanda Wilson. Moore also had a pop chart hit (#42) with Bunny Sigler and Phil Hurtt's upbeat "Sweet Charlie Babe" in the fall of 1973, which she recorded with the Philadelphia Strings and Horns.

"This Time Baby" was a featured song in the video game, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.


Year Title Chart positions
1970 "Precious, Precious" 30 12 70
1971 "Sometimes It’s Got to Rain (in Your Love Life)" 19
1972 "Time" 39
"Darling Baby" 102 26
1973 "Sweet Charlie Babe" 42 15 78
"Both Ends Against the Middle" 102 28
1975 "Make Me Feel Like a Woman" 6
1976 "Disco Body (Shake It to the East, Shake It to the West)" 36
"It’s Harder to Leave" 74
"Puttin’ It Down to You" 37
1977 "Make Me Yours" 72
1978 "Personally" 92
1979 "This Time Baby" 1 24
1980 "Helpless" 25
"How’s Your Love Life Baby" 25
"Love Won’t Let Me Wait" 78
1983 "Holding Back" 73

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  1. ^ a b Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 301. ISBN 0-214-20512-6. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 377. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.