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Lonely Tear Drops (Remastered)


Download links and information about Lonely Tear Drops (Remastered) by Jackie Wilson. This album was released in 1959 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Pop genres. It contains 1 tracks with total duration of 2:44 minutes.

Artist: Jackie Wilson
Release date: 1959
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Pop
Tracks: 1
Duration: 2:44
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No. Title Length
1. Lonely Tear Drops (Remastered) 2:44



Jackie Wilson's big beautiful voice outshines Dick Jacobs' bombastic big band sound on his second solo album. His voice-of-plenty makes two hopelessly MOR tunes ("Hush-A-Bye" and "By the Light of the Silvery Moon") tolerable, and contributes two compositions himself ("You Better Know It" and "Singing a Song"). Berry Gordy and Billy Davis, with help from Gwendolyn Gordy-Fuqua, contribute the most commercial songs, including the hit "That's Why I Love You So," "Each Time I Love You More," and "We Have Love." This marked the final time Gordy and Davis worked with Wilson; the hitmaking combo split because Gordy objected to Brunswick's dogmatic refusal to put their songs on the flip side of their hit A-sides. (He resented other writers' songs riding the coattails of their hits and cutting their mechanical income in half; he also wanted a share of the publishing. Regent Music published all the songs Gordy and Davis wrote for Wilson, and still holds the copyrights.)