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This four-disc box collects Wilson Pickett's four late-'60s albums for Atlantic Records — 1965's In the Midnight Hour, 1966's The Exciting Wilson Pickett and The Wicked Pickett, and 1967's The Sound of Wilson Pickett — in one package. This means there's a fair amount of filler, but classic Pickett tracks like "In the Midnight Hour," "Land of 1000 Dances," "Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)," "Mustang Sally," and "Funky Broadway" are all here. It probably makes more sense to pick up a single-disc greatest-hits collection, which would undoubtedly contain all of these songs as well, but fans looking to be complete might find this an easy way to get Pickett's Atlantic albums in one quick swoop.


Born: 18 March 1941 in Prattville, AL

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Of the major '60s soul stars, Wilson Pickett was one of the roughest and sweatiest, working up some of the decade's hottest dancefloor grooves on hits like "In the Midnight Hour," "Land of 1000 Dances," "Mustang Sally," and "Funky Broadway." Although he tends to be held in somewhat lower esteem than more versatile talents like Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin, he is often a preferred alternative of fans who like their soul on the rawer side. He also did a good deal to establish the sound of Southern...
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