Edwards' came to the attention of Chris Blackwell in 1959 and when Blackwell set up Island Records in London in 1962, Edwards travelled with him. Edwards worked as a singer and songwriter for Island as well as performing duties such as delivering records. He wrote both "Keep On Running" and "Somebody Help Me", that became #1 singles in the United Kingdom for The Spencer Davis Group. he continued to work as a recording artist himself, with regular album releases through to the mid-1980s. Jackie's music is published through Fairwood Music (UK) Ltd.