Jacksoul frontman passes away
2009-11-24 by Archibald C. Burke | 14 Comments

The frontman to Canadian soul act Jacksoul, Haydain Neale passed away November 22 due to lung cancer. The group's 5th studio record was set to be released December 1, with no official word coming from the Jacksoul camp regarding the records proposed date to change.

A powerful voice is resting in peace.

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CrazyFool84
November 24th 2009

1080 Comments


Pretty crappy picture, threw it up in a hurry when I found these guys weren't in the database, will change later.

This is definitely some sad news, and pretty damn surprising as well.

Rest in Peace.

cvlts
November 24th 2009

8954 Comments


never heard of these guys but damn, lung cancer? that sucks

RIP
uncle died from lung cancer

ThePalestMexican
November 24th 2009

2816 Comments


it's weird that you mention it, cause my uncle is alive with lung cancer

RIP dude

ZeroTolerance
November 24th 2009

434 Comments



RIP

CrazyFool84
November 24th 2009

1080 Comments


Canadians might remember them for "Can't Stop", the whole "I can't stop lovin' you girl...." (i dunno if that'll ring a bell, can't remember the rest, just the tune) but I don't think they've had much success outside Canada

cjgone
November 24th 2009

764 Comments


Lung cancer, that must be a terrible way to die. RIP

shortz
November 24th 2009

201 Comments


He was only 39, that's way too young to go... RIP

According to" Canoe" proceeds from the sales of his new disc will go to his family trust fund.

http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/2009/11/23/11895661-cp.html

WoodLawn
November 25th 2009

134 Comments


Dude was also in a coma for like 6 months last year (from an unrelated, near-fatal scooter accident -- you read that right, a scooter accident). When he finally recovered from that, he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

As an aside: I'll always remember that "Can't Stop/Fill me In" song that dominated MuchMusic for what seemed like a year. In retrospect it was definitely one of the most tolerable Canadian-content (see: shitty Canadian knock-offs of popular American artists/bands) songs they've ever latched onto and promoted as "Canada's Next Big Thing."

Alas, RIP

CrazyFool84
November 25th 2009

1080 Comments


Ahh there's someone who remembers this, and yeah the accident, glad someone pointed that out...just terrible terrible stuff. Left some good music though

And yeah that thing seemed like an anthem for radio and Much for about a year or so forsure

AnotherBrick
November 25th 2009

9770 Comments


wow a coma for 6 months and then gets diagnosed with lung cancer? what a terrible last year....never heard of these guys but still sad, nonetheless

RIP

Greggers
November 25th 2009

2375 Comments


RIP

DiceMan
November 25th 2009

7068 Comments


RIP

Ruminations
November 25th 2009

128 Comments


Yeah, they were kinda popular earlier in the decade in Canada, I heard about this on TV today, kinda sad.

bloc
November 25th 2009

34735 Comments


i grew up listening to this guy because my mom used to play him all the time, RIP

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