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Bobby Wilson Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of his fathers Jackie Wilson hit song Higher and Higher.


Bobby Wilson

New Single

(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher

Plateau Music

Bobby Wilson son of the late hit recording artist Jackie Wilson and born in New York was brought up in the foster care system in Carolina named Bobby Brookes.

Shortly after leaving the navy he discovered his real identity, that he was the son of legendary Jackie Wilson.

Bobby completed two years of study at the Midlands Technical College in Columbia followed by a semester at The University of Carolina in electrical engineering and then went on to serve in the United States Navy.

Subsequently Bobby Wilson followed in his father’s footsteps and made a career in music scoring a major success in the production of Serendipity at the Orleans Casino he was also successful headlining on cruise ships.

His hit single “I Can’t Love You Anymore” charted in the United States and subsequent single “I Get The Sweetest Feeling” also charted.

(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher was originally recorded by Jackie Wilson.

Released in August 1967, the song reached number 1 in the United States Billboard R&B chart.

In the United Kingdom Singles Chart it was a hit in 1969, 1975 and 1987.

Bobby Wilson

Bobby’s new version of the song will be released in the United Kingdom by Plateau Music on 12th January 2018.

ISRC Code: USBLC1201022

Website – www.bobbybrookswilson.com