One of his biggest hits is on tonight’s Top 6 @ 6 when I feature car songs. He was born in Alabama, raised in Detroit, and recorded most of his biggest hits in Memphis. Between 1963 and 1973, he charted 43 hits. In 1991 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wilson Pickett[/lastfm] (1941-2006) On some of his early hits, he had to give up half of his songwriting credit to someone who had nothing to do with the song other than playing on the session. Wilson, who had earlier supplied songs to Atlantic Records [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Solomon Burke[/lastfm] through producer [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jerry Wexler[/lastfm], tells how that happened.