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Mr. Excitement!

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Mr. Excitement!

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jackie Wilson
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A

Soul great Jackie Wilson had a voice so wondrous that he was equal to any musical challenge. Crooning, trilling, sobbing, belting out a melody, or leaping to an ethereal falsetto, Wilson put an unmistakable stamp on everything he sang. Packed with unforgettable hits (”Lonely Teardrops,” ”That’s Why,” ”Baby Workout,” ”Higher and Higher”) and much more, the 72-song set of Mr. Excitement! pays apt tribute to a peerless performer. A

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