In the Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett dies (64)

Soul legend Wilson Pickett died aged 64 after suffering a heart attack in Virginia. Pickett had a string of hits including ‘In The Midnight Hour’ and ‘Mustang Sally’.


“One of the greatest soul singers of all time…” – Aretha Franklin
“We’ve lost a giant, we’ve lost a legend, we’ve lost a man who created his own charisma and made it work around the world.” – Solomon Burke
“He did his part. It was a great ride, a great trip, I loved him and I’m sure he was well-loved, and I just hope that he’s given his props.” – His son Michael Wilson Pickett

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