In The Midnight Hour

Like many soul greats of the ’60s, Wilson Pickett got his start in gospel singing. After trying out different locales, his career finally took off when he recorded in Memphis with guitarist/producer Steve Cropper. “In The Midnight Hour” went only to...

Mustang Sally

Here’s what the Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock said about Wilson Pickett: “One of the great soul performers of the ’60s, Wilson Pickett summed up for many what soul was all about. Sly. sexy, macho, and aggressive, he had all the vocal...

634-5789

“634-5789” was Wilson Pickett’s followup to “In The Midnight Hour,” (now considered a soul classic, though it went to only #21 on the charts in 1965.”634-5789″ fared better the following year, going to #13. This bold and...