Rest in Peace Wilson Pickett

RESTON, Virginia (AP) — Wilson Pickett, the soul pioneer best known for the fiery hits “Mustang Sally” and “In The Midnight Hour,” died of a heart attack Thursday in a Reston, Virginia, hospital, according to his management company. He was 64.”

It was while watching The Commitments that I first really got into artists like Pickett and Otis Redding.

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5 Comments

  1. Jack's Shack January 20, 2006 at 1:54 pm

    It is always good to be part of a community.

  2. Jack's Shack January 20, 2006 at 7:25 am

    The movie was great, wasn’t it.

  3. Sweettooth120 January 20, 2006 at 6:57 am

    I thought you were going to say you learned the news while watching the Commitments. Now that would have been a little freaky. That is a great movie and some really fun songs to groove to. It’s seems that the soul train is moving on with the legends on board. A sad loss.

  4. cruisin-mom January 20, 2006 at 3:51 am

    sad news… The Committments, great movie!

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