Full Name: Wilson Pickett
Profession: R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Why Famous: Recorded over 50 songs which hit the US R&B charts (In the Midnight Hour, Land of 1,000 Dances, Mustang Sally, and Funky Broadway).
Born: March 18, 1941
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prattville, Alabama, USA
Died: January 19, 2006 (aged 64)
Cause of Death: Heart attack