"Jackie Blue" is a single by The Ozark Mountain Daredevils from their 1974 album, It'll Shine When It Shines. The song reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent two weeks at #1 (May 10-17) on the Cashbox Singles Chart in the U.S. It was also a hit internationally: #2 in Canada, #9 in New Zealand, #10 in South Africa, and #27 in Australia. in 1975. The song was sung by the group's drummer, Larry Lee.
The version appearing on the album has a running time of 4:11, while the single was edited to 3:16 with an erroneous time of 3:38. The version that appears on some later CD hit compilations is the actual 3:38 edit. In the edit, the fourth chorus and the third verse at one point and the second part of the fade at the second point were both omitted.
It was recorded by The Smashing Pumpkins in 1991 as part of the Gish recording and was later released on the compilation 20 Explosive Dynamic Super Smash Hit Explosions!. This recording later appeared in the 2012 re-release of Pisces Iscariot.Ray Conniff recorded the song for his 1975 album, Another Somebody Did Somebody Wrong Song.
AM & Shawn Lee recorded a cover of "Jackie Blue" for their 2011 album Celestial Electric.