Night (Jackie Wilson song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Single by Jackie Wilson
B-side "Doggin' Around"
Released March 1960 (1960)
Genre Pop
Label Brunswick
Songwriter(s) Camille Saint-Saëns, Johnny Lehmann

"Night" is a popular song recorded by Jackie Wilson in 1960. The single peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is based on the aria "Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix" from the opera Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns, with lyrics by Johnny Lehmann. This was a successful effort for Jackie Wilson to sing in an operatic voice. This version ended on a wild orchestral descending scale in the strings.