Chuck Jackson is a US soul and r 'n' b singer from Latta, South Carolina. He was born Charles Jackson on 22nd July 1937. He started out as a gospel singer in The Raspberry Singers. He was in the Dell-Vikings from 1957 to 1959. After recording as Charles Jackson for the Clock label in 1959 he signed with Wand Records in 1961. He was immediately successful with his first single I Don't Want to Cry which reached No. 5 R&B, No. 36 Pop.