500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Jackie Wilson, 'Mr. Excitement!'
500
236/500

236. Jackie Wilson, 'Mr. Excitement!'

Rhino, 1992

Wilson was a knockout live performer who made R&B that rocked and sang ballads with a voice, said arranger Dick Jacobs, "like honey on moonbeams." The highlight of this three-disc set – which spans from the Fifties to the Seventies – is the endless build of "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher."

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