DUSTY WRIGHT: CATERWAULING TOWARDS THE LIGHT

Writing about a friend’s artistic endeavor is always a little awkward. Inevitably anything more than a simple plug comes across as backscratching – unless you don’t actually like the art,...
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Accidental Courtesy: a brave take on American race

I had heard about Accidental Courtesy before I found myself in front of my Roku Box, with a rare free evening, searching PBS features because that’s how nerdy I am....
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: MEA CULPA

So far, I’ve only been alerted to one clanger in my Wilson Pickett biography. But it’s a big one. On page 165, for reasons I can’t actually explain, I have...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: US REVIEWS

Reviews for IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: THE LIFE & SOUL OF WILSON PICKETT appear to be overwhelmingly positive. Follow the links by each publication to read the full review. “As any good biography of...
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WILSON PICKETT: THE TOP 20 PERFORMANCES ON YOUTUBE

This playlist brings together twenty of the greatest Wilson Pickett performances currently on YouTube. Other than the opening clip, none of them are the recorded versions of his many hits,...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: UK/IRELAND REVIEWS

“Fletcher’s account of this fractious and extraordinary man is enthralling and rigorously researched … captivating book.” – The Sunday Times “(Fletcher’s) descriptions of both process and the end product are...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: EXCERPTS

Follow the links below to read excerpts from In The Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett CHAPTER 1 at the Sunday Times  THE RECORDING OF ‘IN THE...
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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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