Wilson Pickett Biography

Wilson Pickett was an American R&B, soul and rock and roll singer and songwriter.

A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which hit 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", "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Mustang Sally", and "Funky Broadway".

The impact of Pickett's songwriting and recording led to his 1991 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Wilson Pickett
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Singer, Songwriter
Date of Birth:
March 18, 1941
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Date of Death:
January 19, 2006
Age at Death:
64
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
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