Editors’ Notes Jackie Wilson was a troubled kid who later became one of the most charismatic performers to ever touch a stage. This well-curated set is a ticking timepiece that captures “Mr. Excitement” in the evolution of R&B, soul, and rock ’n’ roll. And the musical arc here is dramatic: from the rat-a-tat attack of the Berry Gordy–penned 1957 hit “Reet Petite” (Wilson’s first post-Dominoes solo single) to his 1967 smash “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” to his 1968 soul-chill revision of “For Once in My Life” to “Nobody but You,” a gospel lifter off his 1976 final album.

SONG
Lonely Teardrops
1
2:44
 
That's Why (I Love You So)
2
2:05
 
Reet Petite
3
2:42
 
(You Were Made For) All My Love
4
2:05
 
I'll Be Satisfied
5
2:04
 
To Be Loved
6
2:30
 
Am I the Man
7
2:34
 
Doggin' Around
8
2:53
 
Talk That Talk
9
2:12
 
A Woman a Lover a Friend
10
2:36
 
Alone At Last
11
3:04
 
You Better Know It
12
2:02
 
Night
13
2:48
 
I'm Comin' On Back to You
14
2:22
 
My Empty Arms
15
2:52
 
Baby Workout
16
3:02
 
Think Twice
17
2:32
 
You Don't Know Me
18
2:52
 
No Pity (In the Naked City)
19
3:33
 
Danny Boy
20
4:18
 
Over the Rainbow
21
2:59
 
Georgia On My Mind
22
2:39
 
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher
1
3:01
 
The Fairest of Them All
2
2:52
 
Whispers (Getting Louder)
3
2:26
 
Who Am I
4
2:58
 
My Heart Is Calling
5
2:25
 
Since You Showed Me How to Be Happy
6
2:42
 
For Once In My Life
7
3:11
 
For Your Precious Love
8
2:45
 
I Get the Sweetest Feeling
9
2:55
 
(My Love Is) Growin' Tall
10
2:35
 
The Who Who Song (Nobody But My Sweet Baby)
11
2:51
 
You Brought About a Change In Me
12
2:45
 
Light My Fire
13
2:48
 
Eleanor Rigby
14
2:39
 
(I Can Feel Those Vibrations) This Love Is Real
15
2:55
 
What a Lovely Way
16
3:46
 
You Got Me Walking
17
2:45
 
My Way
18
3:51
 
Try It Again
19
2:24
 
Because of You
20
3:33
 
Don't Burn No Bridges
21
3:31
 
Nobody But You
22
2:58
 

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