Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)

1972 single by Van Morrison

"Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)" is a 1972 song by Northern Irish singer Van Morrison and is the leading single from his sixth studio album Saint Dominic's Preview. It went to number 61 in the United States and number 65 in Canada. It pays tribute to singer Jackie Wilson. It was covered by Dexys Midnight Runners in 1982 for their second studio album Too-Rye-Ay and made number 5 in the United Kingdom, number 7 in Ireland, number 3 in Israel and number 67 in Australia.

"Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)"
Single by Van Morrison
from the album Saint Dominic's Preview
B-side"You've Got the Power"
Released14 July 1972
Recorded29 January 1972
StudioPacific High (San Francisco)
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Van Morrison
Producer(s)Van Morrison
Ted Templeman
Van Morrison singles chronology
"(Straight to Your Heart) Like a Cannonball"
"Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)"
"Redwood Tree"

References change

  1. "Saint Dominic's Preview - van Morrison | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic.