Higher And Higher: The Life And Soul Of Jackie Wilson [6 Music]

Episodes

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01Reet Petite20080908

01Reet Petite2008090820161108 (6M)

Paul Gambaccini chronicles the life of singer Jackie Wilson.

01Reet Petite2008090820161108 (6M)

Paul Gambaccini presents a series chronicling the life of singer Jackie Wilson, the Detroit entertainer who started singing blues and gospel on street corners.

02Lonely Life20080915

02Lonely Life2008091520161109 (6M)

A look at Jackie Wilson's complicated love life and the start of his financial problems.

02Lonely Life2008091520161109 (6M)

Another chance to hear Paul Gambaccini's series chronicling the life of singer Jackie Wilson, the Detroit entertainer who started singing blues and gospel on street corners.

03Mr Excitement20080922

03Mr Excitement2008092220161110 (6M)

In 1966, Jackie's career took an upturn when he moved from New York to Chicago.

03Mr Excitement2008092220161110 (6M)

Paul Gambaccini presents a series chronicling the life of singer Jackie Wilson, the Detroit entertainer who started singing blues and gospel on street corners.

04No More Lonely Teardrops20080929

04No More Lonely Teardrops2008092920161111 (6M)

Paul Gambaccini concludes his series chronicling the life of singer Jackie Wilson, the Detroit entertainer who started singing blues and gospel on street corners. First broadcast on Radio 2.

04No More Lonely Teardrops2008092920161111 (6M)

Wilson performs in the UK, while the IRS chase him for unpaid taxes.