Wilson Pickett

IN APPRECIATION OF PRESIDENT OBAMA

Traveling the world last year, we found the traditional verbal introduction from host nation citizens, to be a simple and genuinely inquisitive: “Where are you from?” When we said America...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: FEATURES & INTERVIEWS

Follow the links below to read/listen/view interviews and/or features about IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: THE LIFE & SOUL OF WILSON PICKETT.   The World Tonight/Newshour. Excerpt from BBC Radio 4/World...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: EBOOK OUT NOW IN THE US

The eBook edition of IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: THE LIFE & SOUL OF WILSON PICKETT is available as of Monday, December 6. (The hardback should be available in stores by mid-December.) Cost as...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: READINGS AND MUSIC

Tony Fletcher will be making the following appearances to coincide with the US publication of his new book, IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: THE LIFE & SOUL OF WILSON PICKETT Monday January...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: THE LIFE & SOUL OF WILSON PICKETT

  He was the Wicked Wilson Pickett, the legendary soul man whose forty-plus hits included “In the Midnight Hour,” “634-5789,” “Land of 1000 Dances,” “Mustang Sally,” and “Don’t Let the...
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Why I Sing The Blues: B. B. King and America’s Racist Revisionism

We all have to go some time. And hopefully, B. B. King was able to reflect in his twilight years that he had lived a longer, greater and more illustrious...
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Ben E. King: The Sweet Soul Man

  It’s hard to imagine a sweeter person in all of soul music than Ben E. King, who passed away on April 30 at the age of 76. Our family...
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Don Covay 1938-2015

Researching this Wilson Pickett book can at times feel like I’m shadowing the Reaper. Pickett would have turned 74 this year, so it’s understandable that many of his peers have...
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