Jackie Wilson Signed 3.5x3.75 Signature Cut Inscribed "Your Buddy" (JSA ALOA)

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Signature cut measures approximately 3.5" x 3.75". Hand-signed and inscribed in blue ink pen by Jackie Wilson (D.1984). Please note the inscription is personalized.

Jack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson Jr. was an American soul singer and performer. A tenor with a four-octave vocal range, he was nicknamed "Mr. Excitement", and was important in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul. He was considered a master showman, and one of the most dynamic and influential singers and performers in R&B and rock 'n' roll history. Gaining fame in his early years as a member of the R&B vocal group Billy Ward and his Dominoes, he went solo in 1957 and recorded over 50 hit singles that spanned R&B, pop, soul, doo-wop and easy listening. This included 16 R&B Top 10 hits, including six R&B number ones. On the Billboard Hot 100, he scored 14 Top 20 Pop hits, six of which made it into the Pop Top 10. Wilson was one of the most influential artists of his generation. A 1987 inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's second class with Aretha, Roy Orbison, Marvin Gaye, & Smokey among others.

His electrifying showmanship, had him nicknamed "Mr. Excitement." James Brown gave a lot of credit to Jackie for his own showmanship.

Michael Jackson said Jackie was a tremendous inspiration, and dedicated his "Thriller" Grammy Award to Jackie Wilson.

The lot / autograph(s) includes a James Spence Authentication (JSA) Auction House LOA for authenticity purposes.

Authentication: JSA ALOA

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