Wilson Pickett

1941 - 2006

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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 1,141,669 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Wilson Pickett is the 527th most popular singer (up from 541st in 2019), the 3,079th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,058th in 2019) and the 157th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Wilson Pickett ranks 527 out of 3,541. Before him are Lana Del Rey, Kathleen Ferrier, Alexis Korner, Juan Gabriel, Gino Paoli, and Bobby Kimball. After him are Brenda Lee, Alan Stivell, José van Dam, Halsey, Julian Lennon, and Maria Bethânia.

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Among people born in 1941, Wilson Pickett ranks 190Before him are Umberto Bossi, Reine Wisell, Leon Russom, Leslie Lamport, David Crosby, and David Johnston. After him are Lothar Emmerich, George Pell, Gorden Kaye, Julio Anguita, Boris Gaganelov, and Emmett Till. Among people deceased in 2006, Wilson Pickett ranks 120Before him are Johannes Willebrands, Malcolm Arnold, Alexander Zinoviev, Mickey Hargitay, Jerry Brudos, and Mako. After him are Basil Poledouris, Ghulam Ishaq Khan, Jack Williamson, Paul Gleason, Ahmet Ertegun, and Gérard Oury.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wilson Pickett ranks 3,079 out of 15,968. Before him are Fred Lawrence Whipple (1906), Michael Rosbash (1944), Eric Stoltz (1961), Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (1909), David Ausubel (1918), and Bobby Kimball (1947). After him are Herb Alpert (1935), Jeff Porcaro (1954), Evelyn McHale (1923), Horace Parnell Tuttle (1837), Brenda Lee (1944), and Ahmad Jamal (1930).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Wilson Pickett ranks 157Before him are Emmylou Harris (1947), Big Mama Thornton (1926), Mos Def (1973), KRS-One (1965), Lana Del Rey (1985), and Bobby Kimball (1947). After him are Brenda Lee (1944), Halsey (1994), Kevin Federline (1978), LP (1981), Jennifer Rush (1960), and Patsy Cline (1932).