JACKSON, Miss. -- Songwriter George Jackson, co-author of Old Time Rock and Roll and hundreds of other soul, rock and rhythm and blues tunes, has died. He was 68.Mr. Jackson died Sunday morning at home in Ridgeland, a suburb of Jackson, said Thomas Couch Sr., board chairman of Malaco Records.Born in Indianola, Miss., Mr. Jackson was writing songs by the time he was in his teens. Ike Turner brought him to New Orleans R&B pioneer Cosimo Matassa's studio in 1963, where he recorded his first song.Mr. Jackson recorded dozens of singles in the 1960s and worked in Memphis, but made his mark as a writer, beginning with FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala.The Osmonds recorded Mr. Jackson's One Bad Apple in 1970, taking it to No. 1. Mr. Jackson and Thomas Jones III wrote Old Time Rock and Roll, which Bob Seger recorded in 1978.Stephenson said Old Time Rock and Roll is truly Mr. Jackson's song, and he has the tapes to prove it, despite Seger's claims that he altered it.