Wilson Pickett

107k
Listen to Wilson Pickett
and similar artists
Play Now

Home > Music > P > Pickett, Wilson


News:
Musicians Pay Homage To Ahmet Ertegun On 'The House That Ahmet Built'
Deniece Williams Returns After A Decade With 'Love, Niecy Style,' Out April 24
Starpulse Top 10 of 2006: #9 Gone But Not Forgotten
Grateful Dead, The Doors, Joan Baez & More To Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

Albums:

Wilson Pickett

If You Need Me

Rhino Hi-Five: Wilson Pickett, Vol.2 (5-Track…

Wilson Pickett Sings Their Midnight Hour Best…

I'm In Love
All Albums >>


Biography:
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 >>

Video News:

Related Artists:
Sam & Dave Joe Simon Jerry Butler Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Jackie Wilson The Rascals Clarence Carter Bobby Womack Booker T. & The MG's The Impressions
More >>




Browse More Music:
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z