In The Midnight Hour

by Wilson Pickett

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"In The Midnight Hour" as recorded by Wilson Pickett

Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.

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Difficulty Level: Beginner Genre: Classic Rock, Soul

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 # 21 in 1965, but has become a quintessential soul classic, with its parallel horn lines, cool bass line (Duck Dunn) and solid drumming (Al Jackson). I forgot to mention Pickett’s great singing!

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All the drum sheet music found on this page and throughout the site are full, note-for-note transcriptions transcribed by James Morton--long-time professional drummer, author of over a dozen books with Mel Bay Publications, and creator of the "Rock Charts" column formerly found in Modern Drummer--over the course of his 40+ year career.

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