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Album Review

This collection features 15 tracks from Walter Jackson's artistic and commercial peak (1964-1967), including his slew of R&B chart hits, highlights from LPs, and a flop single version of "My Ship Is Comin' In." On occasion, this elaborately produced commercial pop-soul reaches deeply enough into the gloss to rate as a vague precursor to the "quiet storm" music of subsequent decades.


Born: 19 March 1938 in Pensacola, FL

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '60s, '70s

Walter Jackson was '60s Chicago soul at its sweetest and, occasionally, most mainstream. In the mid-'60s, he had a brace of solid R&B hits -- "Suddenly I'm All Alone," "It's an Uphill Climb (To the Bottom)," "Speak Her Name," "Welcome Home," "A Corner in the Sun" -- without ever rising higher than the lower reaches of the Top 100. Recording for the OKeh stable, which was home to the top Chi-Town soul talent, he benefited for a time from the production services of local masters Carl Davis and Curtis...
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The Best of Walter Jackson: Welcome Home - The Okeh Years, Walter Jackson
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  • 5,99 €
  • Genres: R&B/Soul, Music, Soul
  • Released: 04 June 1996

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