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Wilson Pickett


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Born: 1941/03/18
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Years Active: 1959 – 2006
Genres: R&B, Rock And Roll, Soul, Southern Soul

Wilson Pickett was born March 18, 1941 in Prattville, Alabama and was an R&B, soul and rock and roll singer and songwriter. Throughout the course of his career, Pickett became an influential figure in soul music, and somewhat of a permanent fixture on the Billboard R&B Charts. Pickett was raised singing in Baptist church choirs and developed his love from music there. Moving to Detroit in 1955 to live with his father, Pickett's style of music fused his church singing with the sounds he heard from the streets of Detroit. As artists like Little Richard dominated the music world at the time, Pickett was inspired to join a band and pursue music full time. Pickett became a member of the gospel mu... Continue Bio >>


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