Jackie Wilson Part One
Here’s someone that you don’t hear of today, but since I’m his fan, you will hear him today. Jackie Wilson Part One, will make you want to read more about him, and I’ll make sure that you do.
Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American soul singer and performer. A tenor with a four-octave range, Wilson was nicknamed “Mr. Excitement“, and was a prominent figure in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul. Wilson was considered a master showman, and one of the most dynamic singers and performers in pop, R&B, and rock & roll history.
He gained initial fame as a member of the R&B vocal group Billy Ward and His Dominoes...