I walked a half-marathon yesterday, and I am dead. So I need to pump myself up with a little sweet soul music.
Jackie had a heart attack and collapsed on stage in 1975. He spent most of the next nine years in a coma before finally passing.
He inspired (at least partially) a couple of the best tribute songs I’ve ever heard like “Jackie Wilson said by Van Morrison…
… and “Nightshift” by the Commodores.