Higher and Higher While these big hits on Higher and Higher by the R&B superstar Jackie Wilson don't cover his full range of remarkable talents — he could… Higher and Higher While these big hits on Higher and Higher by the R&B superstar Jackie Wilson don't cover his full range of remarkable talents — he could… Jackie Wilson R&B
Music Review

Higher and Higher (1995)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Jackie Wilson; Genre: R&B

While these big hits on Higher and Higher by the R&B superstar Jackie Wilson don't cover his full range of remarkable talents — he could carry off anything from Al Jolson to opera — it ought to make listeners seek out more. Wilson's soaring tenor — prematurely silenced by a heart attack at age 41 — was one of a kind. A-

Originally posted Jan 27, 1995 Published in issue #259 Jan 27, 1995 Order article reprints
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