Posted 9 years ago
This is a 45rpm released in 1970 by Atlantic Records of "Wilson Pickett"
(1970) - Atlantic Records #45-2722 - (in Atlantic Golden Oldies sleeve)
- Side A - "Sugar, Sugar" / - Side B - "Cole, Cooke & Redding"
*** Wilson Pickett was an American Rhythm & Blues, soul, and rock and roll singer and songwriter. Among his best known hits are "In the Midnight Hour" (1965), "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Mustang Sally","Funky Broadway", and "Sugar, Sugar" (The Archie's). - Pickett was a popular composer writing songs that were recorded by many artists including Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, the Grateful Dead, Booker T. & the MGs, Genesis, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Hootie & the Blowfish, Echo & the Bunnymen, Roxy Music, Bruce Springsteen, Los Lobos, The Jam and Ani DiFranco, among others. Pickett appeared in the 1998 film Blues Brothers 2000, in which he performed "634–5789" with Eddie Floyd and Jonny Lang. He was previously mentioned in the 1980 film Blues Brothers, which features several members of Pickett's backing band, as well as a performance of "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love." - Pickett was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 and died at the age of 64 in 2006.