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Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett
Born: Mar 18, 1941 in Prattville, AL
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Died: Jan 19, 2006 in Reston, VA
Genre: R&B, Pop/Rock
Biography: Of the major '60s soul stars, Wilson Pickett was one of the roughest and sweatiest, working up some of the decade's hottest dancefloor grooves on hits like "In the Midnight Hour," "Land of 1000 Dances," "Mustang Sally," and "Funky Broadway." Although he tends to be held in somewhat lower esteem than ...Read full biography
The Sound of Wilson Pickett
Released: 1967
Label: Rhino
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The Sound of Wilson Pickett was one of the three albums Atlantic issued by the Wicked One in 1967. Produced by Jerry Wexler (who got co-writes on a couple of tracks), it featured great session players ...Read full review
In Philadelphia
Released: 1970
Label: Hi Horse Records
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After cutting most of his hits in the laid-back but gritty environs of the Deep South (most notably Memphis and Muscle Shoals), in 1970 Wilson Pickett decided to move with the times and headed to Philadelphia, ...Read full review
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