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The Sound of Wilson Pickett


Download links and information about The Sound of Wilson Pickett by Wilson Pickett. This album was released in 1967 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 29:44 minutes.

Artist: Wilson Pickett
Release date: 1967
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock
Tracks: 11
Duration: 29:44
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No. Title Length
1. Soul Dance Number Three 2:41
2. Funky Broadway 2:36
3. I Need a Lot of Loving Every Day 2:23
4. I Found a Love - Part I 2:34
5. I Found a Love - Part II 3:00
6. You Can't Stand Alone 2:51
7. Mojo Mama 2:02
8. I Found the One 2:33
9. Something Within Me 3:43
10. I'm Sorry About That [Singl 3:06
11. Love Is a Beautiful Thing 2:15



The Sound of Wilson Pickett was one of the three albums Atlantic issued by the Wicked One in 1967. Produced by Jerry Wexler (who got co-writes on a couple of tracks), it featured great session players like Chips Moman and Spooner Oldham, to name just two. Looking at the track list, it looks like a slew of hits. But it wasn't. In fact, it was two sides packed with singles. While it contains his absolutely classic, wailing read of "Funky Broadway," it also features both parts of "I Found a Love" (renamed "I Found a True Love" for the 1968 album The Midnight Mover), the Oldham and Dan Penn suggestive classic "I Need a Lot of Loving Everyday." Pickett's reading of the song with a killer female backing chorus smolders with nocturnal nether-hipped fire. Pickett's version of Rudy Clark's swaggering "You Can't Stand Alone" is a burning throw-down with awesome guitar and horn charts and a killer little Farfisa break in the middle. He also sings the deep Memphis blues on "Something Within Me." The set closes with one of his finest performances, his signature reading of "Love Is a Beautiful Thing." Arguably, The Sound of Wilson Pickett may be his finest album performance of the entire decade.