The first-ever double-CD Jackie Wilson comp takes us from Jackie's 1957 beginnings (with Reet Petite ) all the way to his final, mid-'70s sides, 44 tracks remastered from the original Brunswick tapes! Extensive notes and photos accompany. Includes Lonely Teardrops; That's Why (I Love You So); You Better Know It; Doggin' Around; Talk That Talk; A Woman, a Lover, a Friend; Night; I'm Comin' On Back to You; Baby Workout; (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher; (I Can Feel Those Vibrations) This Love Is Real; I Get the Sweetest Feeling; Am I the Man; Whispers (Getting Louder); Danny Boy , and more.
About the Artist
Billboard Magazine ranks Jackie Wilson among their Top 30 R&B artists of all time. An electrifying performer, live and in the studio, who influenced Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. He's been immortalized in song by Van Morrison, The Commodores and Dexy's Midnight Runners. His music has been featured in too many movies to mention, as well as numerous commercial advertisements. Among R&B and pop fans alike, he's included in the pantheon of great artists like Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Ray Charles.