Wilson Pickett

1941 - 2006

Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter. A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which made the US R&B charts, many of which crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilson Pickett has received more than 1,069,130 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 539th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Wilson Pickett ranks 542 out of 3,001Before him are Darío Moreno, Vince Neil, Ice Cube, Waylon Jennings, Montserrat Figueras, and Steve Perry. After him are Juan Gabriel, Al Jolson, Nicole, José van Dam, Teresa Carreño, and H.P. Baxxter.

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Among people born in 1941, Wilson Pickett ranks 187Before him are Élisabeth Depardieu, Sara Nazarbayeva, Paul Bremer, Kenji Tochio, Chucho Valdés, and Richie Havens. After him are Ignazio Giunti, Hernando de Soto Polar, Dirk Frimout, Aldrich Ames, Robert Guéï, and Bohdan Stupka. Among people deceased in 2006, Wilson Pickett ranks 127Before him are Alexander Zinoviev, Yuval Ne'eman, Gérard Oury, Mickey Spillane, Basil Poledouris, and David Gemmell. After him are Jean-François Revel, George Koval, Gerard Reve, Billy Preston, Dürrüşehvar Sultan, and Georgios Rallis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wilson Pickett ranks 3,060 out of 12,171Before him are Erroll Garner (1923), William Powell (1892), Don Alden Adams (1925), Isaiah Washington (1963), Glenn Curtiss (1878), and Steve Perry (1949). After him are Roger Y. Tsien (1952), Majel Barrett (1932), Tallulah Bankhead (1902), Ralph Macchio (1961), Adrienne Rich (1929), and Brent Spiner (1949).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Wilson Pickett ranks 160Before him are Barbara Hendricks (1948), Rosemary Clooney (1928), Vince Neil (1961), Ice Cube (1969), Waylon Jennings (1937), and Steve Perry (1949). After him are Pharrell Williams (1973), Emmylou Harris (1947), Julie London (1926), Patti Page (1927), Billy Preston (1946), and Afrika Bambaataa (1957).