You Better Know It

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"You Better Know It"
Single by Jackie Wilson
Released 1959 (1959)
Genre R&B
Writer(s) Jackie Wilson, Norm Henry
Jackie Wilson singles chronology
"I'll Be Satisfied"
"You Better Know It"
"Talk That Talk"

"You Better Know It" is a 1959 single by recorded and written by Jackie Wilson who collaborated with Brunswick Records staff songwriter Norm Henry. "You Better Know It" was used in the 1959 film Go Johnny Go, which starred Jackie Wilson and Alan Freed. Although the single made the Top 40, it was not as successful as Jackie Wilson's previous entries, peaking at number thirty-seven. On the R&B chart, the single became Jackie Wilson's, second number one, where it stayed for one week.[1]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 629. 
Preceded by
"Sea of Love" by Phil Phillips with The Twilights
Billboard Hot R&B Sides number-one single
October 19, 1959
Succeeded by
"Poison Ivy" by The Coasters