Wilson Pickett

Born: 
03/18/1941
City: 
Prattville
Region: 
Alabama
Country: 
USA
Died: 
01/19/2006
Years Active: 
1959-2006
Instruments: 
Vocals
Played With: 

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Wilson Pickett was an American R&B/rock and roll and soul 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, and frequently crossed over to the US 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's forceful, passionate style of singing was developed in the church and on the streets of Detroit, under the influence of recording stars such as Little Richard, whom he later referred to as "the architect of rock and roll."

Discography

Released: 1965

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Dakota Staton 10/27/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 10/28/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 10/29/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 10/30/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 10/31/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 11/01/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 11/02/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 11/03/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 11/04/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Dakota Staton 11/05/1961 20 Grand Detroit Michigan USA
Wilson Pickett / Dee Clark / The O'Jay's 06/26/1964 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Wilson Pickett / Dee Clark / The O'Jay's 06/27/1964 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Wilson Pickett / Dee Clark / The O'Jay's 06/28/1964 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Wilson Pickett / Dee Clark / The O'Jay's 06/29/1964 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Wilson Pickett / Dee Clark / The O'Jay's 06/30/1964 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Wilson Pickett / Dee Clark / The O'Jay's 07/01/1964 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Wilson Pickett / Dee Clark / The O'Jay's 07/02/1964 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Jr. Walker & the All-Stars / Wilson Pickett 06/13/1965 Carr's Beach Annapolis Maryland USA
Wilson Pickett 11/23/1965 The Birdcage Portsmouth Hampshire England
Wilson Pickett 01/17/1966 The Trip West Hollywood California USA
Wilson Pickett 01/18/1966 The Trip West Hollywood California USA
Wilson Pickett 01/19/1966 The Trip West Hollywood California USA
Wilson Pickett 01/20/1966 The Trip West Hollywood California USA
Wilson Pickett 01/21/1966 The Trip West Hollywood California USA
Wilson Pickett 01/22/1966 The Trip West Hollywood California USA

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