Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was a R&B/ Rock and Roll
singer and songwriter who was a major figure in the development of American
soul music. He ecorded over 50 songs which made the R&B charts, and was
frequently a cross over to the Billboard Hot 100. Among his best known hits
was “In the midnight Hour”which he co-wrote. In 1991 Wilson Pickett was
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Pickett died from a heart
attack at the age of 64.