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Jackie Wilson

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The Classics and all that Jazz

Report by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 12 May 1962


Jackie Wilson: Wailing Wilson Fishes, Hunts

Interview by Ann Moses, Rhythm 'n' News, 10 November 1965

JACKIE WILSON'S career (past, present, and future) may be accurately summed up in one word — determination.   ...

Jackie Wilson: The Trip, Los Angeles

Live Review by Mike Tuck, KRLA Beat, 30 July 1966

Jackie's Knocking 'Em Out With Soul, Rhythm & Blues ...

James Brown, Box Tops, Albert King, Otis Redding et al, Album Reviews

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 18 May 1968

Loads of R&B albums including Otis' great Dock Of The Bay LP ...

Johnny Otis, Platters, Jackie Wilson Reissue Albums

Review by Bob Fisher, Cream, February 1972

Johnny Otis: Pioneers of Rock: Vol. 2The Platters: The Best of the PlattersJackie Wilson: Greatest Hits ...

Jackie Wilson: The Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 6 October 1972

THERE ARE very few performers whose career can span a good fifteen years and continue to be chart names and still draw crowds, particularly in ...

Jackie Wilson Said...

Profile and Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 7 October 1972

"JACKIE WILSON said… it was reet petite." Now as it happens, Jackie Wilson doesn't really need Van Morrison's approbation. But he's flattered by it all ...

Jackie Wilson, The Marvels, Black Faith: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by David Nathan, Disc, 14 October 1972

CURRENTLY riding the national charts with 'I Get The Sweetest Feeling', Jackie Wilson is something of a veteran of the music scene having enjoyed hits ...

"I'm a singer not a writer," says Jackie Wilson

Interview by Robin Katz, Sounds, 7 June 1975

'JACKIE Wilson Said' is a song by Van Morrison from the St. Dominic's Preview album. Jackie Wilson said he hasn't met Van Morrison yet to ...

Jackie Wilson said... 'Reet Petite'. And the mothers of Harlem said 'No'

Retrospective and Interview by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, 21 June 1975

BOB FISHER traces the sometimes controversial career of 'Mr. Excitement,' currently stomping his way across Britain. ...

The Trials of Jackie Wilson

Report by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 18 November 1976

CHERRY HILL, New Jersey — Since September 1975, Jackie Wilson has lain in a series of southern New Jersey hospitals, intravenously fed and unable to ...

Jackie Wilson: The Jackie Wilson Story (Epic EG 38623)

Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 5 June 1983


Jackie Wilson

Sleeve notes by Bill Millar, Ace Records, 1984

JACKIE WILSON, pioneer showman of the old rhythm and blues school, possessed the most acrobatic voice in black music. ...

Jackie Wilson: Lonely Teardrops For A "Footnote"

Obituary by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 29 January 1984

LIKE MANY A true fan, I always thought that one day Jackie Wilson would suddenly leap out of the hospital bed where he lay semi-comatose ...

Jackie Wilson: A Tribute

Obituary by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 4 February 1984

WHAT DO YOU think of it so far: 1984? No, neither do I. ...

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

Review by 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 ...

Jackie Wilson

Profile by David Burke, Vintage Rock, Winter 2013

LISTEN TO The Million Dollar Quartet Sessions, the seminal 1956 recording of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash jamming at Sun ...


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