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Higher and Higher

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Higher and Higher

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

We gave it an A

While these big hits on Higher and Higher by the R&B superstar Jackie Wilson don’t cover his full range of remarkable talents — he could carry off anything from Al Jolson to opera — it ought to make listeners seek out more. Wilson’s soaring tenor — prematurely silenced by a heart attack at age 41 — was one of a kind. A-