American soul and R&B singer (1934–1984) best known for such hits as ‘To Be Loved’ and ‘Lonely Teardrops.’ After suffering a heart attack while onstage in 1975, Wilson remained in a coma until his death nearly a decade later at the age of 49. Vintage glossy 8 x 10 publicity photo, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “To Irv & Freda, Best of luck, Jackie Wilson.” Some skipping to beginning of inscription and some scattered light surface marks and creases, otherwise fine condition. Provenance: The Larry Rafferty Collection. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
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