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500 Greatest Songs of All Time

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Jackie Wilson, '(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher'


Jackie Wilson, '(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher'
248/500

Writers: Gary Jackson, Raynard Miner, Carl Smith
Producer:
Carl Davis
Released:
Aug. '67, Brunswick
12 weeks; No. 6

At first, he sang it like a ballad. But Wilson hit the right gallop after producer Davis told him "to jump and go along with the percussion." Motown bassist James Jamerson played down below, along with several other moonlighting members of the Funk Brothers band.

Appears on: The Very Best of Jackie Wilson (Rhino)

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