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  1. The Wandering Madman, a mobile musician, brings homespun stylings to the Central CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Times SLO

    ... time, he started getting into music. His father was a Motown man, favoring the grooves of the Temptations and Wilson Pickett. Around the age of 10, Jeffrey got a piano and never looked back. He started messing around, teaching himself piano and ...

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  2. Obituary: Percy Sledge / Sang 'When a Man Loves a Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post-gazette.com

    ... and clubs on the weekends. "I was singing every style of music: the Beatles, Elvis Presley, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Motown, Sam Cooke, the Platters," Mr. Sledge said. "When a Man Loves a Woman" was his first recording for Atlantic Records, ...

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  3. RIP: Percy Sledge, 1941-2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Nippertown!

    ... feeling." Jerry Wexler at Atlantic Records had already established the label with artists like Ruth Brown and Wilson Pickett. When he heard the tape of "When a Man Loves a Woman," he sent it back to Ivy with a suggestion to cut it one more time with ...

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  4. "The Voice" Recap: Adam, Pharrell Each Lose an Artist Wednesday, April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WJXB-FM Knoxville

    ... guest, delivering a rendition of his single "Chains." In addition, Blake joined his team for a performance of Wilson Pickett 's "In the Midnight Hour," and Christina and her artists sang The Eagles ' "Hotel California." The top 10 will be working ...

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  5. "The Voice" Recap: The Top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NBC Miami

    ... (Team Pharrell) and Meghan Linsey (Team Blake). Blake Shelton took the stage with his team to perform Wilson Pickett's Memphis R&B classic "In the Midnight Hour." Daly then announced the next trio of Top 10 contestants: Joshua Davis (Team Adam), ...

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  6. Percy Sledge: He tore us up with soul songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | USA Today

    ... years playing casinos and festivals, mostly in the South. Other now-departed soul titans - Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, Carla Thomas, Sam Cooke, Bobby Womack, Ray Charles, Isaac Hayes among them - went on to ...

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  7. Percy Sledge, soul singer, was 73Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | LA Observed

    ... group, in 1965. As he recalls, "I was singing every style of music: the Beatles, Elvis Presley, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Motown,Sam Cooke, the Platters." That broad exposure gave him a soulful versatility as a singer that is evident on his ...

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  8. Greece to Default on IMF in May, June if No Deal ReachedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

    ... either side gives in this time, there is only one thing left to do: wait. Link if video does not play: Wilson Pickett - In The Midnight Hour Mike "Mish" Shedlock Disclaimer: The content on this site is ...

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  9. Soul Legends, Grand Opera House, York, October 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | York Press

    ... hits of Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Michael Jackson , Tina Turner, Lionel Richie and Barry White. Songs by Wilson Pickett, Earth Wind & Fire, George Benson, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd, The Emotions, Kool & The Gang, Chaka Khan and Edwin Starr will be ...

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  10. Anderson East, 'Satisfy Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | National Public Radio

    ... perfect fit. "Satisfy Me" is one of five live tracks East recorded at Fame, the same studio where his hero Wilson Pickett laid down classic tracks like " In the Midnight Hour ." Working with a stellar band that includes Jeremy Fetzer of Steelism on ...

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  11. Eric Clapton Names His All-Time Favorite Guitar Solo | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Guitar Player

    ... recent hit for his friends the Beatles, though this wasn't their version. It was a new cover of it by singer Wilson Pickett, who Clapton knew was recording for Atlantic, the label that released his own records in the United States. When the song was ...

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  12. John Mellencamp is gritty, still coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... '60s soul undercurrent of "Authority Song" was more pronounced as Mellencamp folded in an interpolation of Wilson Pickett's "Land of 1,000 Dances." "I hate to admit it," Mellencamp said with a smirk, "but I'm that old guy who talks about old times." ...

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  13. Allman -- soul man, statesman: Striking a chord with humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... late '60s - early '70s, when it was applied to the Allman Brothers Band/ABB. In the late '60s, soul singer Wilson Pickett (of "Mustang Sally" fame) was doing a recording session at Fame Studio in Muscle Shoals, Ala. Also hanging out at Fame Studio ...

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  14. Poncho Sanchez looks back on his early days before JAS Caf showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Aspen Times

    ... A Poncho Sanchez set might include his take on soul classics by the likes of James Brown, Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett. "I try to mix all of those things together, and usually by the end of the set people are having a pretty good time and looking ...

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  15. Gritty soul with the Commonheart at Kings RookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... but powerfully soulful, take-me-to-church voices that recalls the heyday of 1960s soul when artists such as Wilson Pickett, Percy Sledge, James Brown and, yes, Mr. Conley, ruled the charts and radio airwaves. With the Commonheart -- which ...

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  16. Wilson Pickett and Steve Cropper were strangers who hit it big:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    Something immediately clicked between Wilson Pickett and Steve Cropper. In fact, they created history on their very first night together as previously unknown writing partners.

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  17. Soul stars head to WhitehavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Whitehaven News

    GRITTY soul stars who have performed world-wide - and with the likes of BB King and the late Wilson Pickett - are coming to Whitehaven. The Stars From the Commitments are a nine-piece soul band from Dublin which has been performing to hundreds of thousands since 1993.

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  18. Peter Wolf Remembers R&B Hero Don CovayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... would go to the Apollo Theater once a week where I saw such greats as Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Joe Tex and Wilson Pickett. It was my college of musical knowledge. Like all artists, they were constantly on the search for new songs, and Don Covay ...

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  19. St. Paul and the Broken Bones turn Vancouver's Rickshaw into a revival tentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    ... Janeway and his ace backing band the Broken Bones seem obsessed with a time when giants like James Brown, Wilson Pickett, and Otis Redding were young, raw, and beautiful. If it hadn't been for an impressively reimagined cover of Radiohead's "Fake ...

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  20. Pawleys Island author's new book has the rocking pneumoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Georgetown Times

    ... apartment as the new maintenance man for the Randolph family, comes along, with his record collection of Wilson Pickett's 'Mustang Sally,' James Brown's 'Papas Got a Brand New Bag' and Aretha Franklin's 'Chain of Fools,' among many others. His boxes ...

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