Search Results for: Wilson PIckett

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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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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Burn, Baby! Burn! The Autobiography of Magnificent Montague

  As you might expect given the Wilson Pickett biography I am researching, I am currently plowing my way through dozens of other hopefully relevant books, many of which deal...
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The “Sunday Soul Sermon”

Swapped out my usual monthly, mid-week, 150-minute show on WGXC for a Sunday evening two-hour special, flexing off my travels and research and interviews for my Wilson Pickett biography. Thoroughly enjoyed...
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All Hopped Up (and Ready To Go): March Playlist and audio file

Had a total blast presenting my monthly radio show last week. It was the first time I felt truly comfortable surrounded by so much equipment in a 100% live scenario....
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Tony Fletcher is the author of seven non-fiction books, a memoir, and a novel. His biography of drummer Keith Moon has been named in many a Best Music Book list, and was republished...
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