Died 21 March 2009 in Nashville, USA.
His father was shot dead by the boyfriend of his mistress. For the next five years, his mother struggled to raise him and his sister before eventually packing them off to their grandmother in rural Rutherford County.
Singer, songwriter, producer, label owner, pianist, Jarrett ran a succession of record labels " Champion, Calvert, Cherokee, Poncello, Valdot, Spar, Ref-O-Ree "
Ted Jarrett brought R&B to Nashville.
Ted published an autobiography in 2005, titled "You Can Make It If You Try: The Ted Jarrett Story of R&B in Nashville".
Links to some of Ted Jarret's Record Labels on Discogs:
Champion (Champion (2))
Cherokee (Cherokee Records (2))
Spar (Spar Records)
T-Jaye (T-Jaye Records)
Singles & EPs
|Ted Jarrett||Love, Love, Love / Goofin' Off (Single)||Excello||US||1955||Sell This Version|
|716||Ted Jarrett||(Let's Twist) Slow And Easy (7", Single)||Spar Records||716||US||1962||Sell This Version|
|7702||Ted Jarrett||I Ain't Nothing But A Fool / Worry (7")||Poncello||7702||US||Unknown||Sell This Version|