Singer Wilson Picknett died

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Singer Wilson Picknett died

Postby megrisoft » Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:57 pm

Legendary soul singer Wilson Pickett died of a heart attack today in Virginia at the age of sixty-four. He was known with his nickname "Wicked Pickett".

The singer, was famous for his fiery vocals and masculine persona was best known for such high-energy soul hits as "In the Midnight Hour," "Mustang Sally" and "Land of 1000 Dances."

Born in Prattville, Alabama, on March 18, 1941, Wilson Pickett honed his vocal style singing gospel in Southern Baptist churches.

His most recent album, 1999's It's Harder Now, received rave reviews, three WC Handy Awards -- including Best Soul/Blues Male Artist of the Year -- and a Grammy nomination.
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Postby megrisoft » Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:58 pm

May God give peace to his soul.
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Re: Singer Wilson Picknett died

Postby subisa852 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 9:36 am

Too bad because he's one of the best singers that I know. But I know his legacy will still be in our hearts specially to his fan.
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