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Posted: 1/19/2006 7:08:10 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2006 7:34:25 PM EST by 95thFoot]
Wilson Pickett, soul singer of the 1960s, just died of a heart attack, 64 years old. Just heard it on the BBC. Sorry if a dupe- didn't see it in search.


Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:31:14 PM EST
Aww, man!!!

Land of 1000 Dances

Mustang Sally

Soulsville aka 634-5789 ("That's my number... 634-5789... when you want, some lovin' call on me")

Funky Broadway

Don't Fight It

In The Midnight Hour

Classics, all of them...



Link Posted: 1/19/2006 7:48:00 PM EST
well I just posted it as a dupe.

Sucks. Sad I never got to see him perform live.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 1:02:53 AM EST
Sad to lose the Wicked Pickett.

Also sad that there is so little response to this thread.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 1:11:07 AM EST
saw him a few years back at a local festival, he was looking old...
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 1:14:01 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 1:19:00 AM EST
always liked Mustang Sally
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:16:07 AM EST
Some good tunes. He left a great legacy.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:31:45 AM EST

Originally Posted By Hipster:
Sad to lose the Wicked Pickett.

Also sad that there is so little response to this thread.



He didn't play heavy metal, and he didn't do rap.

He's also over thirty.

Therefore most nobody here cares.

I sincerely hope I'm wrong on the last one.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:33:01 AM EST

Originally Posted By JFP:
saw him a few years back at a local festival, he was looking old...



Years of hard living and numerous ex-wives clawing at his $$ got to him, I think. The life of a soul man was not an easy one.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:33:07 AM EST
I really enjoyed his music, though I wasn't even yet born when he was making much of it. I loved a lot of the music from the 60's, and soul was a particularly genre I found exceptional during this period.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 5:20:42 AM EST

Originally Posted By 95thFoot:

Originally Posted By Hipster:
Sad to lose the Wicked Pickett.

Also sad that there is so little response to this thread.



He didn't play heavy metal, and he didn't do rap.

He's also over thirty.

Therefore most nobody here cares.

I sincerely hope I'm wrong on the last one.



The people who matter, care.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 5:31:38 AM EST

Originally Posted By fook:

Originally Posted By 95thFoot:

Originally Posted By Hipster:
Sad to lose the Wicked Pickett.

Also sad that there is so little response to this thread.



He didn't play heavy metal, and he didn't do rap.

He's also over thirty.

Therefore most nobody here cares.

I sincerely hope I'm wrong on the last one.



The people who matter, care.



Link Posted: 1/20/2006 7:33:10 AM EST
He was talented
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