Knowledge Identifier: +Wilson_Pickett
Born in 1941.
Countries: United States (78%), Jamaica (5%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Aerosmith, Grateful Dead, Motown, The Soul Stirrers
Jackie Verdell - After further unsuccessful pop singles on Decca Records and its Coral Records subsidiary, the late 1960s and early 1970s found her contributing background vocals to records by Wilson Pickett , Dee Dee Warwick , Van Morrison , Clarence Wheeler & The Enforcers, Horace Silver, and Martha Veléz, as well as a further solo single for Stax Records' Gospel Truth and Respect labels under the name of Jacqui Verdell
Bruce Robb (producer) - He is most recognized for his active role in the formative years of the music industry: first as a member of The Robbs during the music revolution of the 1960s, as a founder of Cherokee Studios in the 1970s; followed by decades of producing, engineering and recording with artists like Mos Def, Macy Gray, Henry Rollins, Steve Vai, The Lemonheads, John Mellencamp, Steve Cropper, Ringo Starr, Etta James, Art Garfunkel, Rod Stewart, Del Shannon, Wilson Pickett
Joe Tex - In 1966, five more singles entered the top 40 on the R&B charts including "The Love You Save" and "S.Y.S.L.J.F.M." or "The Letter Song", which was an answer song to Wilson Pickett's "634-5789 "
Late 1969 found Pickett at Criteria Studios in Miami
Elliott Randall - In 1969 he joined the band Seatrain, opting for that band rather than joining Wilson Pickett in Muscle Shoals
Pickett teamed up with established Philadelphia-based hitmakers Gamble and Huff for the 1970 album "Wilson Pickett In Philadelphia", which featured his next two hit singles, "Engine No.9" and "Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You", the latter selling one million copies
His final Atlantic single, a cover of Randy Newman's "Mama Told Me Not To Come," was actually culled from Pickett's 1971 album "Don't Knock My Love"
Pino Presti - On Mina's come back at the Bussoladomani theatre in Viareggio on 24 June 1978, Nantas Salvataggio wrote an enthusiastic review of the event in the Il Giorno newspaper: « Mina was accompanied by an orchestra as that of a grand Las Vegas show. Between the 70?s and 80?s, he collaborated on recordings and or concerts with prominent personalities of the international music scene such as: Gerry Mulligan, Astor Piazzolla, Maynard Ferguson, Wilson Pickett, Shirley Bassey, Quincy Jones, Severino Gazzelloni, Franco Cerri, Stéphane Grappelli, Aldemaro Romero...
Roger Troutman - In 1984, Troutman issued his second solo album, "The Saga Continues", which featured the singles "Girl Cut It Out", "It's in the Mix" - which was dedicated to "Soul Train" and its host Don Cornelius in one verse, and a cover of Wilson Pickett's "In the Midnight Hour", which featured gospel group The Mighty Clouds of Joy
In 1991, he was arrested for allegedly yelling death threats while driving a car over the front lawn of Donald Aronson, the Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey