Jackie Wilson : The Black King of Rock 'n' Roll (book)

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Jackie Wilson : The Black King of Rock 'n' Roll
book by Doug Saint Carter

Known as Mr. Excitement, he was the greatest combination of a singer and a showman the music world has ever known.
He was the eleventh artist elected into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.
Jackie Wilson had one of the largest fan clubs of any American Artist ever, his story reads like fiction yet it's true.
Some of his many hits include Reet Petite, Lonely Teardrops, Higher and Higher, Baby Workout and Am I The Man.
Elvis Presley was influenced by the singing and performing style of Jackie Wilson, and critics have hailed him "The Black King of Rock 'n' Roll" - as the purest vocalist of his generation and the most hypnotic performer ever.
The story of Jackie Wilson could easily be a fictional account of the rise and fall of a rags to riches superstar, however, in truth, this is an amazing story based on the facts of the world's greatest rock & roll performer.
As unbelievable as it may be, there has never been a motion picture or television special devoted to the life and career of Jackie Wilson.
Hopefully, this book, "Jackie Wilson The Black King of Rock 'n' Roll," will bring much-deserved attention to this marvelous talent and become a catalyst for more comprehensive projects in the future.

236 pages