Wilson PickettBorn 18 March 1941. Died 19 January 2006
Wilson Pickett Biography (Wikipedia)
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.
- The Funk Family Tree: Percy Sledgehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03hrmx2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03hrmx2.jpg2016-02-06T20:45:00.000ZThe tree branches off to Shirley Murdock, Ohio Players, Wilson Pickett and Percy Sledge... Who should we focus on next?https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03hrmxg
The Funk Family Tree: Percy Sledge
Wilson Pickett Tracks