Longtime Nashville & Texas music manager, agent and promoter Randy Jackson passed away on Dec. 21 in Alpine, Texas. He was 75.
Jackson began his career as a talent agent for the Hubert Long Agency and later worked with Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty until becoming the road manager for Johnny Rodriguez.
He went on to work as an agent for Charley Pride at the Chardon Agency in Dallas. While there, Jackson discovered new talents including Neal McCoy and Janie Fricke. Jackson went on to manage Fricke and they eventually married.
He later married Sherry Jackson, and returned to his college alma mater, Sul Ross University in Alpine, where he and Sherry tutored the football athletes while supporting the Lobos football team.
Throughout his career, Jackson produced and promoted concerts throughout Florida and Texas. Jackson’s final concert was only three days before he passed as Asleep at the Wheel played a sold out show at the Cailloux Theater in Kerrville, Texas.
Memorial arrangements have not been shared at this time.
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