Jackie Wilson: Lonely Teardrops

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Routledge, Apr 14, 2016 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
To his many fans, he was known simply as "Mr. Excitement," a singer whose music and stage presence influenced generations of performers, from Elvis Presley to Michael Jackson. Jackie Wilson: Lonely Teardrops looks at the life and career of this deeply troubled artist. Published briefly in a limited edition in the United Kingdom, this Routledge edit
 

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Contents

WHY A BOOK ON JACKIE WILSON
7
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
9
INTRODUCTION
13
1 DANNY BOY
14
2 YOU CANT KEEP A GOOD MAN DOWN
34
3 REET PETITE
50
4 YOUD BETTER KNOW IT
80
5 A WOMAN A LOVER A FRIEND
84
10 I DONT NEED YOU AROUND
165
11 THOSE HEARTACHES
177
12 THIS LOVE IS REAL
183
13 BEAUTIFUL DAY
197
14 ITS ALL OVER
214
15 YOUR LOSS MY GAIN
241
16 THE GREATEST HURT
247
17 POSTSCRIPT
252

6 IM WANDERIN
94
7 HIGHER AND HIGHER
114
8 A KISS A THRILL AND GOODBYE
139
9 SOUL GALORE
150
BIBLIOGRAPHY
256
DISCOGRAPHY
258
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Tony Douglas is a writer/researcher on black American music. He lives in Australia.

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