Night (Jackie Wilson song)

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"Night"
Single by Jackie Wilson
B-side"Doggin' Around"
ReleasedMarch 1960 (1960)
GenrePop
LabelBrunswick
Songwriter(s)Camille Saint-Saëns, Johnny Lehmann

"Night" is a popular song recorded by Jackie Wilson in 1960. The single was Wilson's biggest hit, peaking 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.