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Wilson Pickett

voc, h, 1941-2006 US, Prattville, Alabama
Singer / Songwriter of R&B/Soul

American R&B/Soul singer born on March 18, 1941 in Prattville, Alabama. He died after a heart attack on January 19, 2006. One of the most popular black singers of the '60s, Wilson Pickett helped introduce the aggressive style of rhythmic style of soul music. Aided immeasurably by the excellent studio bands backing him at the Stax Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, and The Fame Studio in Muscle Shoals Alabama, Pickett scored a series of R&B and pop hits on Atlantic Records between 1963 and 1972 that included "In the Midnight Hour," "Mustang Sally," and "Funky Broadway." Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 (Performer).

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Harmonica
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Land of 1000 Dances on The Exciting Wilson Pickett by Wilson Pickett
In the Midnight Hour on In the Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally on The Wicked Pickett by Wilson Pickett
Hey Jude on Hey Jude by Wilson Pickett
Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You on In Philadelphia by Wilson Pickett
Hey Joe on Right On by Wilson Pickett
Barefootin' on The Exciting Wilson Pickett by Wilson Pickett
Something You Got on The Exciting Wilson Pickett by Wilson Pickett
I'm in Love on I'm in Love by Wilson Pickett
Engine Number 9 - Single Version on In Philadelphia by Wilson Pickett

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Let Me Be Your Boy - The Early Years, 1959-1962Wilson Pickett2018Compil.
Drop The Needle On The Hits: The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2018Compil.
The Complete Atlantic Albums CollectionWilson Pickett2017Album
Wilson Pickett Sings Bobby WomackWilson Pickett2017Compil.
Hey Jude + Right OnWilson Pickett2016Compil.
Funky Broadway / Hey JudeWilson Pickett2016Single
The Wicked Pickett + The Sound Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2016Compil.
I'm In Love + The Midnight MoverWilson Pickett2016Compil.
Land Of 1000 Dances (The Complete Atlantic Singles Vol. 1)Wilson Pickett2016Compil.
Engine Number 9 / Land Of 1000 DancesWilson Pickett2016Single
I Don't Want No Part Time Love - The Early Years Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2016Album
In Philadelphia + Don't Knock My LoveWilson Pickett2016Compil.
In The Midnight Hour + The Exciting Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2016Compil.
Land Of 1000 DancesWilson Pickett2016Compil.
Land Of 1000 DancesWilson Pickett2016Single
The Midnight MoverWilson Pickett & The Falcons2015Compil.
Mr. Magic Man (The Complete RCA Studio Recordings)Wilson Pickett2015Compil.
Let Me Be Your Boy / The Girl That Radiates The CharmWilson Pickett / June Alexander2014Single
Original Album SeriesWilson Pickett2010Album
Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978)Wilson Pickett2010Compil.
The Definitive CollectionWilson Pickett2006Compil.
Le Più Belle Canzoni Di Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2006Compil.
The Definitive Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2006Compil.
The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2005Compil.
If You Need MeWilson Pickett2003Compil.
The EssentialsWilson Pickett2002Compil.
The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett2002Compil.
Better Him Than MeWilson Pickett1999Single
If You Need MeWilson Pickett1999Album
It's Harder NowWilson Pickett1999Album
Take Your Pleasure Where You Find It (Best Of The RCA Years)Wilson Pickett1998Compil.
If You Need MeWilson Pickett1997Compil.
Born To Be Wild / Hey JudeWilson Pickett1997Single
Grandes ExitosWilson Pickett1995Compil.
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1994Compil.
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1994Compil.
Wilson Picket Featuring Jackie MooreWilson Pickett1993Compil.
The Very Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1993Compil.
A Man And A HalfWilson Pickett1992Compil.
Don't Fight It / A Man And A HalfWilson Pickett1992Single
The CollectionWilson Pickett1992Compil.
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1991Compil.
The Heart And Soul Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1991Compil.
If You Need MeWilson Pickett1991Compil.
Greatest HitsWilson Pickett1989Compil.
Soul X FourOtis Redding / Wilson Pickett / Joe Tex / Percy Sledge1989Compil.
Land Of 1000 DancesWilson Pickett1989Single
634 - 5789Wilson Pickett1989Single
Funky BroadwayWilson Pickett1989Single
Land Of A Thousand DancesElwood Blues Revue Featuring Wilson Pickett1988Single
I Found A LoveWilson Pickett1988Single
Love Never Let Me DownWilson Pickett1988Single
In The Midnite Hour / Just Let Her KnowWilson Pickett1987Single
In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1987Single
American Soul ManWilson Pickett1987Album
In The Midnight Hour (1987 Midnight Mix)Wilson Pickett1987Album
Don't Turn AwayWilson Pickett1987Single
The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1984Compil.
ArchivesWilson Pickett1982Compil.
SecondsJackie Moore And Wilson Pickett1982Album
The History Of Rock (Volume Eight)Otis Redding / Aretha Franklin / Ray Charles / Wilson Pickett1982Compil.
Wilson Pickett Vol 2Wilson Pickett1981Compil.
Ain't Gonna Give You No MoreWilson Pickett1981Single
Right TrackWilson Pickett1981Album
Don't Underestimate The Power Of LoveWilson Pickett1981Album
Land Of 1000 Dances / In The Midnight Hour / You Don't Know Like I Know / Soul ManWilson Pickett / Sam & Dave1980Single
The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1980Compil.
I Want YouWilson Pickett1979Single
ShamelessWilson Pickett1979Single
Live With MeWilson Pickett1979Single
Superstar / Groove CityWilson Pickett1979Single
Groove City / Sail OnWilson Pickett / Commodores1979Single
Some Kind A BluesRay Charles & Wilson Pickett1979Compil.
Groove CityWilson Pickett1979Single
I Want YouWilson Pickett1979Album
Who Turned You On / Dance You DownWilson Pickett1978Single
A Funky SituationWilson Pickett1978Album
Funky Situation / She's So TightWilson Pickett1978Album
Sus Mas Grandes ExitosWilson Pickett1978Compil.
Groovin'Wilson Pickett1978Single
The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1977Compil.
Love DaggerWilson Pickett1977Single
Love Will Keep Us TogetherWilson Pickett1976Single
In South AfricaWilson Pickett1976Album
Chocolate MountainWilson Pickett1976Album
It's Too Late / If You Need MeWilson Pickett1976Single
If You Need Me / Bring It On Home To MeWilson Pickett / Joe Simon1976Single
Soul Gods N.1Wilson Pickett1975Single
Attention!Wilson Pickett1975Compil.
Join Me And Let's Be FreeWilson Pickett1975Album
Tight A$ / Soft Soul Boogie WoogieJohn Lennon / Wilson Pickett1975Single
The Best Part Of A ManWilson Pickett1975Single
Lo Mejor De Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1975Compil.
Live In JapanWilson Pickett1974Album
Isn't That SoWilson Pickett1974Single
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1974Compil.
The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1974Compil.
Take Your Pleasure Where You Find ItWilson Pickett1974Single
Pickett In The PocketWilson Pickett1974Album
Funky Broadway / Mustang SallyWilson Pickett1974Single
Take Your Pleasure Where You Find ItWilson Pickett1974Single
Mr. Magic ManWilson Pickett1973Single
Take A Closer Look At The Woman You're WithWilson Pickett1973Single
International PlayboyWilson Pickett1973Single
Land Of 1000 Dances / Funky BroadwayWilson Pickett1973Single
In The Midnight Hour / Land Of 1000 DancesWilson Pickett1973Single
Soft Soul Boogie Woogie / Take That Pollution Out Your ThroatWilson Pickett1973Single
Everybody Needs Somebody To LoveWilson Pickett1973Single
Miz Lena's BoyWilson Pickett1973Album
Two Woman And A Wife / Take A Closer Look At The Woman You're WithWilson Pickett1973Single
I found a love / Hey JoeWilson Pickett1973Single
Mr. Magic ManWilson Pickett1973Album
In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1973Single
Wilson Pickett's Greatest HitsWilson Pickett1973Compil.
Fire And WaterWilson Pickett1972Single
Mama Told Me Not To ComeWilson Pickett1972Single
Funk Factory / Fuego Y AguaWilson Pickett1972Single
Funk Factory / Mama Told Me Not To ComeWilson Pickett1972Single
Funk Factory / One Step AwayWilson Pickett1972Single
In The Midnight Hour / Danger ZoneWilson Pickett1972Single
Star-CollectionWilson Pickett1972Compil.
Don't Let The Green Grass Fool YouWilson Pickett1972Single
The Best Of Wilson Pickett Vol. IIWilson Pickett1971Compil.
Fire And WaterWilson Pickett1971Single
Fire And Water / Pledging My LoveWilson Pickett1971Single
Call My Name I'll Be ThereWilson Pickett1971Single
Don't Knock My LoveWilson Pickett1971Album
Don't Knock My LoveWilson Pickett1971Single
Don't Knock My Love / Don't Let The Green Grass Fool YouWilson Pickett1971Single
Engine Number 9Wilson Pickett1970Single
Sugar, Sugar / Funky WayWilson Pickett1970Single
Engine Number 9 (promo, single sided)Wilson Pickett1970Single
Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You / Ain't No Doubt About ItWilson Pickett1970Single
Sugar Sugar / Spirit In The DarkWilson Pickett / Aretha Franklin With The Dixie Flyers1970Single
If You Need Me / I'll Never Be The SameWilson Pickett1970Single
Fire And Water / Sugar SugarWilson Pickett1970Single
You Keep Me Hanging OnWilson Pickett1970Single
In PhiladelphiaWilson Pickett1970Album
Vita Inutile / You Keep Me Hanging OnI Califfi / Wilson Pickett1970Single
Azucar, Azucar / Nacido Para Ser Salvaje / Dulce Inspiracion / Hey, JoeWilson Pickett1970Single
It's Still Good / She Said YesWilson Pickett1970Single
Run Joey Run / Get Me Back On Time, Engine No 9Wilson Pickett1970Single
Sugar Sugar / Cole, Cooke & ReddingWilson Pickett1970Single
If You Need MeWilson Pickett1970Single
You Keep Me Hanging OnWilson Pickett1970Single
Soul BrotherWilson Pickett1970Compil.
International PlayboyWilson Pickett1970Single
In PhiladelphiaWilson Pickett1970Album
Right OnWilson Pickett1970Album
Toe Hold, Save Me / Born To Be Wild, Search Your HeartWilson Pickett1969Single
In The Midnight Hour / Mustang SallyWilson Pickett1969Single
Knock On WoodWilson Pickett1969Single
Mini-Skirt MinnieWilson Pickett1969Single
Hey JudeWilson Pickett1969Single
Land Of 1.000 Dances / Hey JudeWilson Pickett1969Single
Hey Jude / Remember, I Been Good To YouWilson Pickett1969Single
Mr. DynamiteWilson Pickett1969Compil.
Hey JudeWilson Pickett1969Album
Io Sogno / Hey JudeIva Zanicchi / Wilson Pickett1969Single
Hey JoeWilson Pickett1969Single
Mini-Skirt MinnieWilson Pickett1969Single
Hey Joe / Night OwlWilson Pickett1969Single
You Keep Me Hanging OnWilson Pickett1969Single
Un'AvventuraWilson Pickett1969Single
Toe Hold / Born To Be WildWilson Pickett1969Single
Hey Joe / ProblemaWilson Pickett / Leo Maucieri1969Single
Un'Avventura / ZingaraWilson Pickett / Iva Zanicchi1969Single
In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1969Single
I Found A True LoveWilson Pickett1969Single
Born To Be WildWilson Pickett1969Single
The Midnight MoverWilson Pickett1968Album
Deborah / Jealous LoveWilson Pickett1968Single
I Found A True Love / For Better Or WorseWilson Pickett1968Single
San Remo '68Wilson Pickett1968Single
The Midnight MoverWilson Pickett1968Single
I'm A Midnight Mover / DeborahWilson Pickett1968Single
The Champ / Born To Be WildThe Mohawks / Wilson Pickett1968Single
She's Lookin' GoodWilson Pickett1968Single
A Man And A Half / People Make The World (What It Is)Wilson Pickett1968Single
I'm A Midnight MoverWilson Pickett1968Single
That Kind Of Love / I've Come A Long WayWilson Pickett1968Single
Deborah - San Remo '68Wilson Pickett1968Single
She's Lookin' Good / Engine Engine Number NineWilson Pickett / Joe Tex1968Single
I'm A Midnight Mover / Sudden StopWilson Pickett / Percy Sledge1968Single
Jealous Love / Chain Of FoolsWilson Pickett / Aretha Franklin1968Single
She's Lookin' GoodWilson Pickett1968Single
I'm In LoveWilson Pickett1968Single
Deborah / Down By The SeaWilson Pickett1968Single
In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1968Single
I'm In LoveWilson Pickett1968Album
She's Lookin' GoodWilson Pickett1968Single
I'm In LoveWilson Pickett1968Single
She's Looking GoodWilson Pickett / Tom Jones1968Single
Jealous LoveWilson Pickett1968Single
Hey JudeWilson Pickett1968Single
I'm A Midnight MoverWilson Pickett1968Single
Hey Jude / Search Your HeartWilson Pickett1968Single
I'm A Midnight MoverWilson Pickett1968Single
I'm In LoveWilson Pickett1968Single
Stag-O-LeeWilson Pickett1968Single
The Wicked PickettWilson Pickett1967Album
Funky Broadway / A La MedianocheWilson Pickett1967Single
Everybody Needs Somebody To LoveWilson Pickett1967Single
Stag O Lee / I'm In LoveWilson Pickett1967Single
Tierra De Las Mil Danzas / Mustang SallyWilson Pickett1967Single
Funky Broadway / Soul Dance Number ThreeWilson Pickett1967Single
Land Of Thousand Dances / Mustang SallyWilson Pickett1967Single
New OrleansWilson Pickett1967Single
The Sound Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1967Album
Everybody Needs Somebody To LoveWilson Pickett1967Single
Funky Broadway / I'm Sorry About ThatWilson Pickett1967Single
The Sound Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1967Single
Soul Dance Number ThreeWilson Pickett1967Single
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1967Album
Stag O Lee / Mojo MammaWilson Pickett1967Single
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1967Compil.
You Can't Stand AloneWilson Pickett1967Single
Necesitamos A Alguien Para AmarWilson Pickett1967Single
Billy The KidWilson Pickett & The Falcons1967Single
New Orleans / Everybody Needs Somebody To LoveWilson Pickett1967Single
Something You Got / RespectWilson Pickett / Aretha Franklin1967Single
Mustang SallyWilson Pickett1967Single
The Exciting Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1967Single
I Found A LoveWilson Pickett1967Single
It's Too LateWilson Pickett1967Single
Land of 1,000 DancesWilson Pickett1967Single
The Best Of Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1967Compil.
In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1967Single
Mustang Sally / Three Time LoserWilson Pickett1966Single
If You Need Me / It's Too LateWilson Pickett1966Single
Land Of 1000 Dances / You're So FineWilson Pickett1966Single
Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won't Do) / Danger ZoneWilson Pickett1966Single
Land Of A Thousand Dances / Barefootin'Wilson Pickett1966Single
Solid Gold Soul (America's Great Soul Singers)Solomon Burke, Don Covay, Ben E. King, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Joe Tex1966Compil.
634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) / That's A Man's WayWilson Pickett1966Single
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1966Compil.
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1966Album
Land Of 1000 Dances / Danger Zone / You're So Fine / Barefootin'Wilson Pickett1966Single
"Play Me" Sales StimulatorWilson Pickett, Kirby Walker1966Single
The Exciting Wilson PickettWilson Pickett1966Album
Mustang Sally (The Boss Is Back)Wilson Pickett1966Single
6 3 4 5 7 8 9Wilson Pickett1966Single
In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1965Album
Come Home Baby / Take A Little LoveWilson Pickett1965Single
In the Midnight Hour/ I'm Not TiredWilson Pickett1965Single
Don't Fight ItWilson Pickett1965Single
In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1965Single
In The Midnight Hour / I'm Not TiredWilson Pickett1965Single
Funky Broadway / In The Midnight HourWilson Pickett1965Single
I'm Gonna Cry / For Better Or WorseWilson Pickett1964Single
I Can't StopWilson Pickett1963Compil.
Baby Call On MeWilson Pickett1963Single
I'm Gonna Love You / I Can't StopWilson Pickett1963Single
It's Too LateWilson Pickett1963Single
I Can't StopWilson Pickett1963Single
If You Need Me / Baby Call On MeWilson Pickett1963Single
It's Too LateWilson Pickett1963Album
Let Me Be Your Boy / My Heart Belongs To YouWilson Pickett1962Single
She's Lookin' Good / I Found A Love-Part IWilson PickettSingle
In The Midnight Hour / For Better Or WorseWilson PickettSingle
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love / Funky BroadwayWilson PickettSingle
Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won't Do) / Don't Let The Green Grass Fool YouWilson PickettSingle
In The Midnight Hour / 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.)Wilson PickettSingle
I Feel Alright / Don't Cry No More / Stagger LeeJames Brown / Wilson PickettSingle
Mustang Sally / Don't Knock My Love - Pt. 1Wilson PickettSingle
Take The Pollution Out Your ThroatWilson PickettSingle
Live In Germany 1968Wilson PickettAlbum
Hooked on a FeelingWilson Pickett, Lloyd Price, Brook BentonAlbum
Sweet Soul Music / Land Of A Thousand DancesArthur Conley / Wilson PickettSingle
634 - 5789Wilson PickettSingle
I'm A Midnight Mover / Let's Get An Understanding / I Found A True Love / I'm Gonna CryWilson PickettSingle
BEAT BEAT BEATWilson PickettSingle
Soul Age Big 5Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Otis ReddingCompil.
Everybody Needs Somebody To LoveWilson PickettSingle
UntitledWilson PickettSingle
Sex Machine / Get Me Back On Time, Engine No. 9James Brown / Wilson PickettSingle
Un'Avventura / Baci, Baci, BaciWilson Pickett / The Sweet InspirationsSingle
You're On My MindWilson PickettSingle
Funky BroadwayWilson PickettSingle
Otis Redding - Wilson PickettOtis Redding, Wilson PickettSingle
Down By The Sea / For Better Or WorseWilson PickettSingle
Take A Closer Look At The Woman You're With / Two Women And A WifeWilson PickettSingle
You Can't Stand AloneWilson PickettSingle
Featuring Jackie Moore & Soul CompanyWilson PickettAlbum
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