Higher And Higher - The Life And Soul Of Jackie Wilson

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeFirst
Broadcast
Comments
6M0120090421

Paul looks at Jackie's early days in gospel music.

Paul Gambaccini recalls the career of R 'n' B, soul and pop sensation Jackie Wilson, starting with his early days in gospel music.

6M0220090422

Jackie Wilson's love life, money troubles and experiences with racial discrimination.

Paul continues with a look at Jackie's love life, money troubles and the racial discrimination he suffered. Featuring extracts from a 1975 interview.

6M0320090423

A look at his 1967 hit (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher.

Paul Gambaccini recalls the career of soul singer Jackie Wilson and looks at his work with Carl Davis, which resulted in his 1967 hit (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher.

Higher And Higher: The Life And Soul Of Jackie Wilson: (3/4) Paul Gambaccini recalls the career of R&B, soul and pop sensation, Jackie Wilson. The series continues by recalling his work with Carl Davis, which resulted in his career defining 1967 hit (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher.

6M04 LAST20090424

Paul Gambaccini concludes his profile with a look at Wilson's UK appearances.

Higher And Higher: The Life And Soul Of Jackie Wilson: (4/4) Paul Gambaccini recalls the career of R&B, soul and pop sensation, Jackie Wilson. The series concludes by recalling his UK appearances, trouble with the taxman and his collapse on stage in 1975, after which he lived in hospital until his death in 1984.