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  1. Who are Alabama's greatest soul singers?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... why not look at those who've already proven they do it best? "Electrifying" would be the ideal descriptor for Wilson Pickett's 1960s soul output. He was the crown jewel of Atlantic Records in the rhythm & blues department, and every popular studio ...

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  2. Second Hand Soul to play Hoffman Estates Aug. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... veteran musicians will play selections from Aretha Franklin, Carole King, K.C. and The Sunshine Band, Wilson Pickett and others. All Summer Sounds shows take place on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Virginia Mary Hayter Village Green, 5510 ...

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  3. Gregg Allman talks life after Allman Brothers ahead of Jones Beach stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Newsday

    For a second, the question seems like a terrible mistake, and Gregg Allman pauses. He is told Eric Clapton's favorite guitar solo came at the end of Wilson Pickett's 1968 version of "Hey Jude."

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  4. Good things to do for the week aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Albany Times Union

    ... headline this week's Capital Concert Series ' Rhythm & Blues Night , takes its influences from James Brown , Wilson Pickett and Howlin' Wolf. The six-piece band has performed at Bonnaroo, Coachella and Bumbershoot, and has appeared on "Late Show ...

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  5. Jimmy Hall and Muscle Shoals Revisited will bring the soul hits to Ocean Springs LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Sunherald.com

    ... They were responsible for some of the biggest hits in popular music, having recorded with such notables as Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Bob Seger (who used the Swampers as his recording version of the Silver Bullet Band) and Paul Simon. "We play ...

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  6. Mack Rice | Wrote 'Mustang Sally,' 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Philly.com

    Mack Rice, 82, the composer of '60s hit "Mustang Sally" and cowriter of the Staple Singers' landmark "Respect Yourself," died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at his home in Detroit. "Sir" Mack Rice was best known for writing "Mustang Sally," which he initially recorded but singer Wilson Pickett popularized.

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  7. Services set for - Sir' Mack RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Detroit News

    Family hour will be 11 a.m. July 7, with the funeral following at noon, at New Bethel Baptist Baptist Church in Detroit Services set for 'Sir' Mack Rice Family hour will be 11 a.m. July 7, with the funeral following at noon, at New Bethel Baptist Baptist Church in Detroit Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/291fKLS Sir Mack Rice, a Detroit songwriter who in 1965 penned "Mustang Sally," the song made famous by singer Wilson Pickett, poses in 2004 with a 2005 Mustang G.T. Funeral services for "Sir" Mack Rice will take place at noon July 7 at New Bethel Baptist Baptist Church, 8430 Linwood in Detroit. The family hour will start at 11 a.m. Rice, 82, died Monday evening after a long bout with Alzheimer's disease.

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  8. Mack Rice, well-known for 'Mustang Sally' and 'Respect Yourself,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The China Post

    ... disease. "Sir" Mack Rice was best known for writing "Mustang Sally," which he initially recorded but singer Wilson Pickett popularized. They had been in a group together called the Falcons, which recorded in Detroit. "When he wrote 'Mustang Sally' ...

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  9. NewsMustang Sally songwriter Mack Rice dies aged 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | NME

    Mack Rice , the songwriter whose tunes include Mustang Sally, has died at his home in Detroit. He was 82. Rice began as a singer in Detroit in the 1950s, with his band The Falcons also featuring future solo stars Wilson Pickett , Eddie Floyd and Joe Stubbs.

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  10. Mack Rice, the Composer of 'Mustang Sally,' Dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Time

    ... disease. "Sir" Mack Rice was best known for writing "Mustang Sally," which he initially recorded but singer Wilson Pickett popularized. They had been in a group together called the Falcons, which recorded in Detroit. "When he wrote 'Mustang Sally' ...

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  11. Mack Rice, composer of a Mustang Sally,a dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | O-R Online

    ... Mack Rice was best known for writing “Mustang Sally,” which he initially recorded but singer Wilson Pickett popularized. They had been in a group together called the Falcons, which recorded in Detroit. “When he wrote 'Mustang ...

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  12. Mack Rice, 'Mustang Sally' writer, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Detroit group the Falcons in the late '50s and early '60s - featuring longtime friend and future solo star Wilson Pickett - the Clarksdale, Mississippi-born Rice went on to make his name primarily as a songwriter, funneling tunes to artists ...

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  13. Review: John Newman, Forest Live, Dalby Forest, near Pickering, June 25Read the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | York Press

    ... of soul revues. Newman, a no-nonsense Yorkshireman with a vintage Memphis soul voice, echoes Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett, rather than Yorkshire's last lung-buster, Joe Cocker, and Saturday's exhilarating set found him in thrall to the express ...

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  14. Booker T. looks back on legendary Stax Records days at Jazz Aspen SnowmassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Aspen Times

    ... in the Stax "house band" on recording sessions with game-changing legends like Otis Redding, Eddie Floyd, Wilson Pickett and Sam & Dave, and on the original "Born Under a Bad Sign" with Albert King. For his headlining performance Sunday at the Jazz ...

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  15. Take a spin with this playlist of Detroit soul singles from the 1960sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... first records by a number of artists who later went on to fame with other labels, including The Supremes and Wilson Pickett. Mack Rice is best known for writing "Mustang Sally," his only hit as solo artist. This single was released on Golden World ...

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  16. Third Side Music Partners With The Clyde Otis Music GroupRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... "King" Cole, Aretha Franklin, BB King, Ray Charles, Brook Benton, Dinah Washington, The Isley Brothers and Wilson Pickett. Modern iterations of these songs by artists like Gil Scott Heron / Jamie XX, Drake and Rihanna, Michael Buble / Sharon Jones, ...

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  17. Drummer Jerome Teasley DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Teasley played drums for a number of iconic R&B and soul figures, including Ike and Tina Turner , Al Green , Wilson Pickett and Junior Walker & the All-Stars. He toured with the latter group and appeared on the three of their albums, plus Green's ...

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  18. Jerome Teasley, drummer for Motown, R&B legends, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | USA Today

    Jerome Teasley, drummer for Motown, R&B legends, dies Jerome Teasley played drums for legends Wilson Pickett, Al Green, and Ike and Tina Turner. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28Ofx47 PHOENIX - By the time he moved to Phoenix in the '80s, Jerome Teasley had played drums for such iconic figures in the history of soul and R&B as Wilson Pickett, Al Green, Ike and Tina Turner and Junior Walker & the All-Stars, appearing on three Walker albums and Green's first album, Back Up Train .

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  19. Third Side Music Partners With The Clyde Otis Music GroupRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... "King" Cole, Aretha Franklin, BB King, Ray Charles, Brook Benton, Dinah Washington, The Isley Brothers and Wilson Pickett. Modern iterations of these songs by artists like Gil Scott Heron / Jamie XX, Drake and Rihanna, Michael Buble / Sharon Jones, ...

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  20. Guide to the region's best summer music festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Evening News

    ... musical mash-up hreaded by King Khan & The Shrines, think Roky Erickson backed by the Sun Ra Arkestra and Wilson Pickett. What to expect: Heaven for people who like diversity. The fifth Symmetry Festival again hosts a wide range of music by ...

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