Mildred Virginia Jackson was born the 15th of July 15, 1944, in Thompson, Virginia (US).
She is an American R'n'B and soul singer-songwriter and former model. Beginning her career in the early 1960s, three of her albums have been certified gold by the RIAA for over 500,000 copies.
Her vocal performances are often distinguished by long, humorous, and explicit spoken sections in her music, which she started doing on stage to get the attention of the audience.
She's the mother of the R'n'B singer [a=Keisha Jackson].