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Wilson Pickett, RIP

Postby jellyroll baker » Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:29 am

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RE: Wilson Pickett, RIP

Postby boogiechillun85 » Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:37 am

Sad stuff, I love that man. 64 is too young to go.

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RE: Wilson Pickett, RIP

Postby srvlives » Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:36 am

I'm sorry I logged on this afternoon......

I remember asking the question whether he was worth seeing when he came here a couple of years ago.... and I didn't go!

On;y 64!.... and Keith Richards is still kicking!... Go figure

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RE: Wilson Pickett, RIP

Postby bosco » Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:31 pm

That's certainly sad news...

Even though we tire of it, we'll have to play a rousing redition of "Mustang Sally" at this weekend's gig.

Rest in Peace, brother.

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Postby lightninboy » Fri Jan 20, 2006 7:10 pm

RIP Wilson Pickett.
Thanks for the great music.
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RE: Wilson Pickett, RIP

Postby jeffl » Fri Jan 20, 2006 7:24 pm

I purchased an anthology of Pickett's,on CD,last year. I must be gettin' old 'cuz I've bought music of lotsa guys like Pickett-who dominated their genres for a time- jus' 'cuz I figured alot of them were gettin' old and I wanted to have their music to remember 'em by. Pickett did a number of very memorable tunes.
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RE: Wilson Pickett, RIP

Postby boogiechillun85 » Fri Jan 20, 2006 10:14 pm

Ever hear his version of "Hey Jude"? Fantastic. Instead of that 'na na na" part at the end, he has the horn section play it. It's great. But it's Wilson Pickett, so what do you expect?
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RE: Wilson Pickett, RIP

Postby santo » Tue Jan 24, 2006 9:56 pm

The Hey Jude thing is interesting. It seems like Wilson Pickett got together with Duane Alleman in Muscle Shoales and thought it would be a laugh to release it before the Beatles.
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Postby john4y » Fri Apr 28, 2006 9:50 pm

I just found out about this today on this site. Working in the same building as Pickett at 200 W. 57th St. was great fun back in the 70s while I was still attending college. God, I can still remember the day when my father packed the whole family up and took us to see Wilson Pickett at the old Boston Arena.
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