Saturday, April 27, 2013

Record #0334: (You Were Made For) All My Love / A Woman, a Lover, a Friend – JACKIE WILSON

Coral 72407 (original) UK, Sep. 1960 (the US release was in Jun. 1960)
Words & Music by:  Side ABilly Myles, Jackie Wilson; Side B – Sid Wyche
Musicians: Jackie Wilson (vocals) and an orchestra & chorus conducted by Dick Jacobs
Recording sessions: New York, NY, 1960
Highest chart positions:  Side A – US #12, UK #33; Side B – US #15, US R&B #1

Here are two low tempo numbers by Jackie Wilson. He delivered amazing vocals here, especially on the flip side.

Sid Wyche co-wrote “A Big Hunk of Love” for Elvis, who got a #1 single with it in 1959.

List price:  UK pressings are not listed in the catalogs that I have.

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