Here is the way I started out with this story. This will be enjoyable. I've never heard a bad Jackie Wilson recording.
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Aw man ! What a shame ! What an singer! What a performer ! I had no idea.
Here's the basics on Jackie. Go to the info link for tons of information.
From 1957 to 1975
He had 14 Top 100
He had 13 Top 40
He had 5 Top 10
He has two songs in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
He is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He was named by Rolling Stone Magazine as #68 on Top 100 Artists of All Time.
His peers and those who followed said he was the greatest voice and greatest performer ever. Elvis called him the black Elvis.