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Wilson Pickett

American singer

Wilson Pickett

American singer
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birthday
18th
March, 1941
Death
19th
January, 2006
Birth Place
Prattville, Alabama, United States
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter.
A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which made the US R&B charts, many of which crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100. Among his best-known hits are “In the Midnight Hour” (which he co-wrote), “Land of 1,000 Dances”, “Mustang Sally”, and “Funky Broadway”.
Pickett was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991, in recognition of his impact on songwriting and recording.

instruments played
Vocals
Also Known As

The "Wicked" Pickett

Associated Acts

The Falcons

Genres

R&B, soul, Southern soul

Occupations

Singer, songwriter

Origin

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Years Active

1955 2006

Name

Wilson Pickett

Nationality

United States of America

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