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Jill Jackson
(1980 - living) Scotland - U.K.

Jill Jackson

Singer

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Coming from a musical family in Paisley, Jill Jackson started playing guitar at the age of nine and wrote her first song at eleven. By the age of fifteen she was performing professionally with a country band called Jacksonville. Attended Gleniffer High School was in the same year as David Sneddon winner of Fame Academy.

In 2003, Jackson attracted wider interest as lead vocalist of the Scottish pop-rock group Speedway, which she had formed with Jim Duguid when she was twenty. Although well-received by the British press, Speedway had limited chart success, and split up in 2004.

Jackson then wrote the material for an acoustic solo album, and toured with it in support of Nashville singer-songwriter Kevin Montgomery.

In early 2006 Jackson released her first solo album. Two tracks from her solo album were covered by Melanie C, in her album "This Time".

On November 3, 2006 Jackson entered a civil partnership with Johnna Iratcabal.

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