‘’MR. EXCITEMENT’’ WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1934

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Jack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson, Jr.
(June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984)

Jackie Wilson was a Grammy Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame inductee who helped R&B transition into soul. He
recorded over 50 hit singles and had six #1 R&B hits, including
"You Better Know It" and "Doggin’ Around."

In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Jackie Wilson #69 on
their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Wilson dropped out of high school at age fifteen and briefly
competed as an amateur boxer.


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The 1958 song is ranked #308 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The
500 Greatest
Songs of All Time
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