HIGHER AND HIGHER * JACKIE WILSON * CORAL 72493 * UK
(Your love keeps lifting me) Higher And Higher blended the, then, almost inescapable Motown sound with Gospel's fervor to give Jackie Wilson a belated chart success in the UK two years after its original release in 1969, and again in a third reissue six years later in 1975, and one more time after a lapse of twelve years in 1987.
The British 1987 reissue came in a bizarre picture sleeve with a picture of a puppet holding a salad filled French stick, another picture of a young man outside a building and a third with a somewhat gormless looking Jackie Wilson grinning at nothing in particular (see below). Just what these images were meant to convey I have no idea, my guess is that they were related to some ill conceived music video for the song.
HIGHER AND HIGHER * JACKIE WILSON * SKM 10 * UK
|No Pity||Since You Showed Me How To Be Happy||Whispers|
|Lonely Teardrops||Reet Petite||Doggin’ Around||That’s Why|
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