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Jackie Wilson: The Best of Jackie Wilson (Metro) ***½

Jeff Tamarkin,, 2002

COMPILING A Jackie Wilson best-of set should be a no-brainer. From the beginning of his solo career in the late '50s until the end of his chart run in 1975, the same year he collapsed onstage and went into a coma from which he never emerged (Wilson died in 1984), Wilson recorded for one record label, Brunswick.

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