Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett

  • Wilson Pickett - Solomon Burke performs a Wilson Pickett medley to open the show during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York 13 March 2006. The  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum's permanent collection is in Cleveland Ohio. AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. CLARY
(Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Wilson Pickett - Solomon Burkeand Leela James perform a Wilson Pickett medley to open the show during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York, 13 March 2006. The  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum's permanent collection is in Cleveland Ohio. AFP PHOTO   Timothy A. CLARY
(Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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 ...more


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