Jackie Wilson - Baby Workout

18 May
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Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an African American soul singer and performer. A tenor with a four-octave range, Wilson was a prominent figure in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul. Wilson was considered a master showman, earning the nickname "Mr. Excitement", and one of the most dynamic singers and performers in pop, R&B, and rock & roll history."Baby Workout" is an R&B song by Jackie Wilson from the album of the same name. The track is about Wilson urging a girl to dance (work out) all night with him. It was Wilson's biggest hit of his singles that charted on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It was his fifth and penultimate #1 R&B song. It was his second highest charting song on the pop charts, peaking at #5.It was written by Wilson and good friend Alonzo Tucker, an original member of the famed 1950s Doo Wop group, The Midnighters. The music was an arrangement by Belford "Sinky" Hendricks.

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