The soul singer Wilson Pickett died at the age of 64. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
1960s soul star who recorded “In the Midnight Hour” and “Funky Broadway.” He was a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee in 1991.
He was born the fourth of eleven children.
“When I started playing, I played in R&B bands. I played James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding and all that.” (Neil Peart)
“Randy Newman seemed like an even worse singer than me. I liked Ray Charles, Levi Stubbs, Jack Jones, Joe Tex, Wilson Pickett.” (Donald Fagen)
“I can’t see why we can’t toss in a Junior Walker or Wilson Pickett number in every once in a while.” (Jose Carreras)
“When I hear a singer, I want them to be passionate and intense, and soul singers like Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett always seemed to do exactly that.” (Jimmy Barnes)
“Atlantic’s Jerry Wexler believes first-rate records are made by first-rate voices. He certainly has worked with enough of them: Clyde McPhatter, Joe Turner, La Vern Baker, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin.” (Jon Landau)