The Motor City Always Had It!!!
Red Wings now have 22 consecutive wins on home ice. And as in our past with “Mr. Excitement” we keep going higher and higher.
Enjoy The Ride…….
“(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” 1967
Written by Gary Jackson, Raynard Miner, Carl Smith and Billy Davis.
Jackie Wilson – vocals
Funk Brothers – music
James Jamerson – bass
Richard “Pistol” Allen – drums
Robert White – guitar
Johnny Griffith – keyboardist
The Andantes: Jackie Hicks and Marlene Barrow, Pat Lewis – background vocals
Number 1 on the R&B charts, #6 on the Pop
Higher and Higher would be a hit in the UK in 1969 #11, 1975 #25, and 1987 #15.
Let’s just say both Jackie Wilson’s song and the Red Wings are like the energizer bunny. They just keep going and going.
Higher and Higher was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
It keeps Detroit Native born Wilson’s memory alive as the Detroit Red Wings keep their home winning steak alive.
With 5 seconds left in regulation Pavel Datsyuk spun circles around the Nashville Predators defense and scored one of his classic pretty goals.
Keep it going….