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  Encyclopedia: Jackie Wilson
Wilson was shot and wounded by a female fan in 1961.
Wilson is interred in the Westlawn Cemetery in Wayne, Michigan.
Jackie Wilson hits #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the pop chart with "Lonely Teardrops." The single is released on Brunswisk Records.
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 Jackie Wilson Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jackie was, for years, the only singer on the subsidiary Brunswick label, so Tarnopol convinced the Decca bosses that he could successfully handle the label and attract more fl talent and, as part of the agreement, he was given 50% ownership of the label.
Jackie had been involved with women outside of his marriage all his life and besides his long-term relationship with Harris (and his marriage to Hood) he was at the same time having a relationship with a young woman named Juanita Jones.
Wilson remained with the Dominoes until 1957, singing on such high-charting numbers as "St. Therese of the Roses." Wilson launched his solo career in 1958 with the singles "Reet Petite" and "To Be Loved," both written for him by a pre-Motown Berry Gordy, Jr., back when Gordy was a struggling songwriter.
www.thejackiewilsonstory.org /biography.htm   (2813 words)

  
 VH1.com : Jackie Wilson : Biography
Jackie Wilson was one of the most important agents of fl pop's transition from R&B into soul.
Wilson would score his first big R&B (and small pop) hit in late 1956 with the brassy, stuttering "Reet Petite," which was co-written by an emerging Detroit songwriter named Berry Gordy Jr.
Wilson was shot and seriously wounded by a female fan in 1961, though he made a recovery.
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 Jackie Wilson - The very best of Jackie Wilson CD
Jackie Wilson was born Jack Leroy Wilson on 9th June 1934, in Detroit, Michigan, USA, and died on 21st January 1984, Mount Holly, New Jersey, USA.
Jackie Wilson joined this notable group in 1953, but embarked on a solo career four years later with Brunswick Records.
Jackie Wilson's career remains a puzzle; he never did join Berry Gordy's Motown Records empire, despite their early collaboration and friendship.
www.nervous.co.uk /reviews/mccd395.htm   (603 words)

  
 MusicSearcher.com: Jackie Wilson | The Titan of Soul
Jackie Wilson was The Michael Jackson of His time in a League all His Own.Jackie sung with alot of Soul&Emotion.this Box set puts His Legacy into full context&what He meant.He was one of a kind as a Artist.you get the full details on the Arrangements&His Power at finding His Groove.
For those of you unfamiliar with Jackie Wilson, he is quite simply one of the greatest r&b vocalists of all-time, often engaging in some great on-stage showdowns with that other r&b/soul legend, Sam Cooke.
Jackie's singing would often fight these arrangements tooth and nail; sometimes he'd win, and sometimes he was just overwhelmed.
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 PopMatters Music Feature | Hard Hitting Blues: Baby Workout: Jackie Wilson
Jackie Wilson -- a man who could throw a punch like Sonny Liston, who could out-sing and out-dance the entire Motown stable, whose enthusiasm for food and sex were epic -- he spent his last eight years a vegetable.
For years, Jackie Wilson claimed to have trained as a professional boxer, a competitor in the Detroit Golden Gloves, a welterweight champion, and finally (briefly) a pro boxer.
Jackie's voice was a wonder of nature, an instrument whose intuitive range and control were the perfect match for his acrobatic body.
www.popmatters.com /music/features/020628-blues10.shtml   (1937 words)

  
 Jackie Wilson's grave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jackie Wilson replaced Clyde McPhatter, who quit the Dominoes to pursue a solo career, as lead singer.
Jackie lapsed into a coma and suffered severe brain damage and was confined to Cherry Hills Medical Center, New York until his death in 1984.
Jackie Wilson was one of Elvis's favorite singers and Elvis used many of Jackie's stage movements in his shows and hits like "Rett Petite" and " Higher and Higher" have become classics.
www.hollywoodusa.co.uk /GravesOutofLA/jackiewilson.htm   (459 words)

  
 Jackie Wilson
Jackie Wilson became one of the first RandB vocalists to enjoy success in the early rock and roll era and became to be regarded as one of the first great soul singers.
Wilson lost a kidney and would carry the bullet that was to close to his spine to be removed, around for the rest of his life.
Jackie gradually improved to the stage of semi-coma state, but obviously he had suffered severe brain damage and, at 41, a tremendous career was ended.
www.history-of-rock.com /jackie_wilson.htm   (1473 words)

  
 JACKIE WILSON STORY: The Man, The Music & The Mob - Synopsis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jackie became a sweetheart of Freda Hood when he was ten and she was 11.
Jackie had no regular job to support his new family, but from the age of 15 Jackie was a regular performer at a local fl nightclub.
Jackie gradually improved to a semi-comatose state, but obviously he had suffered severe brain damage and, at 41, a tremendous career was ended.
www.soul-patrol.com /soul/jackie.html   (2899 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Jackie Wilson Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jackie Wilson was an American soul and R&B; singer.
Jack Leroy Wilson; June 9, 1934 - January 21, 1984) was an American soul and R&B; singer.
Wilson suffered a heart attack while playing a Dick Clark show at the Latin Casino in New Jersey in 1975; he was singing "Lonely Teardrops".
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 Jackie Wilson's Lonely Tears by Bill Pollak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jackie was a consummate performer, as exciting in 1961 as James Brown was in 1966.
But on April 1, 1977, a month before Wilson was discharged from Hahnemann, Judge DiMartino turned down her application on the grounds that she was not a lawyer, and that a lawyer, as an officer of the court, could be held more directly accountable for carrying out the court’s wishes.
Wilson are now faced with the same obstacle that made their predecessors’ jobs so difficult: a shortage of funds.
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 Hildavid presents Jackie Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jackie collapsed on the stage while performing in a Dick Clark's Traveling Oldies Revue and was rushed to Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, New Jersey.
Jackie Wilson made his first hit "Reet Petite" an average song and turned it into a classic.
Jackie had fallen in love with the song, his voice was strong, deep and sincere, it was as if he had written it for himself.
www.hildavid.com /Jackie   (761 words)

  
 PopMatters Music Feature | Hard Hitting Blues: Requiem for a Heavyweight: Jackie Wilson
Jackie Wilson has been called "the most significant influence on James Brown", "the Black Elvis", and "the Michael Jackson of his time", but who he really was was Jackie Wilson: Mr.
Jackie Wilson attacked the microphone, shadowboxed with the audience, doing acrobatic moves before anyone had ever even seen James Brown try.
But some day, Jackie Wilson will be recognized as a superb gloveman who wasn't afraid to mix it up in the corners, only to be brought down by the same habits he acquired when he was learning to harness his amazing gifts.
www.popmatters.com /music/features/020628-blues11.shtml   (1370 words)

  
 45s.com - Jackie Wilson - Recording Artist Information: Jackie Wilson - 45 RPM Records -- Search for records, ...
Jackie Wilson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.
Entertainment," and indeed Jackie Wilson was a gifted singer of considerable range and an athletic showman who commanded a stage like few before or since.
Wilson remained with the Dominoes until 1957, singing on such high-charting numbers as "St. Therese of the Roses." Wilson launched his solo career in 1958 with the singles "Reet Petite" and "To Be Loved," both written for him by a pre-Motown Berry Gordy, Jr., back when the latter was a struggling songwriter.
www.45s.com /artists/wilson-jackie.htm   (448 words)

  
 Little Steven's Underground Garage:
Boxing's loss was music history's gain when, under parental pressure, Detroit's Jackie Wilson (born June 9th 1934) hung up his Golden Gloves to concentrate on gospel music.
Wilson's career path was erratic, leading him from mainstream fare like "Doggin' Around" (1960) to the pseudo-operatic "Night" of the same year.
Sadly Wilson's career ended in tragic style when he suffered a heart attack on stage in 1975 and spent the rest of his life in a coma, finally passing on January 21 1984.
www.littlestevensundergroundgarage.com /rootsy/jackie_wilson.html   (313 words)

  
 Jackie Wilson - Hotel Resource Book Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jackie Wilson could really work a crowd; after the height of his career, he was doing just that on stage at a Dick Clark oldies show, when he was stricken, his brain was oxygen-deprived and he spent his last years in a bed.
Jackie Wilson was as Bad as any Singer Before or since his only SIN was His SKIN but his VOice is timeless.Whispers(Getting Louder) starts this Must have with a Bang.Your Love Keeps Lifting Me HigherandHigher those Vocals are Special.What A DYNAMIC GENIUS.He is a True SOUL LEGEND.This Man was One...
Jackie Wilson Live was no joke.now while some of His Studio Material was so-so as time went on to truly appreciate this Legend you gotta Hear Him Live.Live He was was unstoppable.His Voice took a whole different gearandwent into full overdrive.and the range of the Man was Amazing.He has Influenced...
www.hotelresource.com /bookstore/artistsearch_Jackie%20Wilson/mode_music.html   (371 words)

  
 Jackie Wilson, The Man, The Music, The Mob
In Jackie Wilson's case however we are given an added ingredient, the mob, the Mafia influences which controlled so much of his life.
I lost count of the number of times I was told of Jackie's astonishing vocal range, that he was the ultimate showman and that women found him irresistibly attractive.
Normally this would not be a problem, but Jackie's personal life was so complicated with several marriages, numerous affairs and an almost incalculable number of children that references to 'her mother' or 'his sister' left the reader struggling to grasp which of the vast network of his family they were talking about exactly.
www.jpmauger.com /users/jsyedu133/Soulreview/bookpages/jackie.htm   (540 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Jackie Wilson
In his rendition of Jackie Wilson's version of ''Don't Be Cruel," we hear Elvis collapsing together fl and white, recorded and live, here and there, past and present.
If you don't know who Jackie Wilson was, you've heard his voice on the radio and his songs on commercials a thousand times...
Preadolescent Jackson was one of the top male soul vocalists of all time, armed with an unbridled eagerness to match his idols (James Brown, Jackie Wilson) and the intensity to pull himself within whispering distance of their greatness.
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 Jackie Wilson Jack Leroy Wilson Mr Excitement Rhythm Blues Singer Entertainer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Our mission is to satisfy your Jackie Wilson hunger utilizing international networks and resources.
Excitement," and indeed Jackie Wilson (Jack Leroy Wilson) was a gifted singer of considerable range and an athletic showman who commanded a stage like few before or since.
The Detroit-born Jackie Wilson turned to RandB after stints as a gospel singer and amateur boxer.
www.jackiewilson.com   (429 words)

  
 Jackie Wilson said… from Guardian Unlimited: Newsblog
The bestselling Tracy Beaker author was appearing with her long-time illustrator Nick Sharratt and they were certainly an accomplished double act with Sharratt producing speedy doodles to illustrate each of Wilson's anecdotes.
Among the stories, many of which, such as the fact that she was the inspiration behind the naming of Jackie magazine, JW fans will have heard before, but the new children's laureate did drop a few new nuggets of information about forthcoming attractions for her fans.
Finally, Jacqueline Wilson revealed during her talk that she has a rather terrifying birthday coming up and may get her ears pierced to celebrate the occasion.
blogs.guardian.co.uk /news/archives/2005/06/02/jackie_wilson_saida.html   (610 words)

  
 FRETPLAY : Jackie Wilson discography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Our main business is still guitar tabs and bass tabs, and you can find our complete collection of Jackie Wilson tabs here.
Jackie Wilson - The Essential Masters With Billy Ward and His Dominoes
Jackie Wilson - The Jackie Wilson Story: The Chicago Years, Vol.
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 Jackie Wilson Said by Dexy's Midnight Runners Songfacts
It's a tribute to Jackie Wilson, a Soul singer from Detroit famous for hit songs like "Lonely Teardrops" and "Reet Petite." Wilson died in 1984 at age 49.
The Top of the Pops "Jocky Wilson" picture was actually a genuine mistake on the part of the prop team, who incorrectly assumed the song referred to the dart player when they heard the title.
, Meriden, CT Van's version appropriately captured some of the raw emotion and soul of Jackie's best song "Higher and Higher." Van's tribute to Jackie was not all that unfittingly found on his spiritual and reflective St. Dominic's Preview.
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 1702942CQ - Jackie Wilson - Mr. Excitement - Piano (Piano/Vocal/Guitar)
Jackie Wilson at his best is found in this amazing collection titled "Mr.
I'll Be Satisfied - Performer: Jackie Wilson - Composer: Berry Gordy Jr.
Lonely Teardrops - Performer: Jackie Wilson - Composer: Berry Gordy Jr.
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 The Dead Rock Stars Club - The 1980's
Nathaniel "Buster" Wilson - Died 4-?-1980 - Shot and dismembered, his body dumped near the Hoover Dam and in a canyon (Rock) Was a member of The Coasters (They did,"Charlie Brown", "Yakety Yak" and "Along Came Jones") - Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee.
Edith Wilson (Edith Goodall) - Died 3-30-1981 (Blues) Born 9-2-1896 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. (She recorded, "Nervous Blues" and "Vampin' Liza Jane", backed by Johnny Dunn And The Original Jazz Hounds) She also was the voice of Aunt Jemima for the Quaker Oats Company.
Ricky Wilson - Died 10-13-1985 - AIDS (New Wave) Born 3-19-1953 in Athens, Georgia, U.S. - Was a member of The B-52s (They did,"Rock Lobster" and "Planet Claire").
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 Jackie Wilson MP3 Downloads - Jackie Wilson Music Downloads - Jackie Wilson Music Videos
Excitement takes Wilson's career from his first sides with Billy Ward & the Dominoes in 1956 through his final recordings in the early '70s.
The former Detroit boxer hit either the R&B or pop chart over 50 times, making him one of the most successful R&B artists ever, in chart terms at least.
Every one of those recordings is contained in this set, including such classics as "Reet Petite," "Lonely Teardrops," and "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher." Wilson had an explosive falsetto and a downright weird sense of phrasing that made him utterly unique.
mp3.cnet.com /albums/17601/reviews.html   (226 words)

  
 First Noel by Jackie Wilson: Song Music Downloads
Sorry, at this time no downloads have been found for "First Noel" on album Merry Christmas from Jackie Wilson.
Check the albums tab for other downloads from Jackie Wilson.
Sorry, at this time no streams have been found for "First Noel" on album Merry Christmas from Jackie Wilson.
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 Its All A Part Of Love Lyrics - Jackie Wilson
Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite (The Finest Girl You Ever Wanna Meet) Lyrics
Jackie Wilson - A Woman, A Lover, A Friend Lyrics
Jackie Wilson - It's All A Part Of Love Lyrics
www.lyrics007.com /Jackie%20Wilson%20Lyrics/Its%20All%20A%20Part%20Of%20Love%20Lyrics.html   (435 words)

  
 The Covers Project: Jackie Wilson
The cover version of this song appears on the Jackie Wilson album Titan of Soul (disc 3).
The original version of this song appears on the Jackie Wilson album The Jackie Wilson Story.
The original version of this song appears on the Jackie Wilson album The Best Sixties Album in the World...
www.coversproject.com /artist/Jackie%2BWilson   (421 words)

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