Recorded in 1973 at Nakano's Sun Plazza venue and released in 1974, the double album 'Live In Japan' was Pickett's fourth LP for RCA but failed to sell enough copies to enter the US R&B albums charts. It now comes to CD for the first time (in a two-disc set) and turns out to be an interesting listen, especially if you're an aficionado of classic soul music.
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. Among his best-known hits are "In the Midnight Hour" (which he co-wrote), "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Mustang Sally", and "Funky Broadway".
Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). Found out about this cd from book Wilson Pickett, "in the Midnight Hour" this includes a lot of his hits, includes hits, Midnight Hour, Mustang Sally, Land of 1000 Dances, also Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You (Gamble Huff production). Recorded Live at the Nakano Sun Plaza. His best hits were on Atlantic, he left for RCA, major mistake, no hits.
One of the most popular black singers of the '60s, Wilson Pickett helped introduce the aggressive style of rhythmic style of soul music. Aided immeasurably by the excellent studio bands backing him at the Stax Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, and The Fame Studio in Muscle Shoals Alabama, Pickett scored a series of R&B and pop hits on Atlantic Records between 1963 and 1972 that included "In the Midnight Hour," "Mustang Sally," and "Funky Broadway.
Format: FLAC (tracks) Quality: Hi-Res 24bit stereo Source: Digital download Artist: Wilson Pickett Title: Live In Japan Genre: Funk, Soul Release Date: 1974 Scans: not included.
The album includes some of his most recognizable hits, but the whole album is of nearly an equal level. His covers of R&B standards like "Something You Got" and "Mercy Mercy" are outstanding and gives you an idea of Pickett's great vocal abilities. It's an energetic and highly listenable record with the classic rhythm section of Cropper, Dunn and Jackson Jr. Isaac Hayes is adding his part by playing the piano. Land of 1000 Dances" and "634-5789 (Soulsville, . Wilson Pickett is a major figure in the development of American soul music and recorded over 50 charting songs. He passed away in 2004, but will always be recognized as an important person in the soul scene. 180 gram audiophile vinyl.
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|A1||T.S.O.P. (The Sound Of Philadelphia)|
|A3||People Make The World|
|A5||Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You|
|B1||I'm In Love|
|B2||In The Midnight Hour|
|B3||Fire And Water|
|B4||I Found A Love|
|C1||Never My Love|
|C4||Land Of A 1000 Dances|
|D1||Soft Soul Boogie Woogie|
|D2||Mr. Magic Man|
|D3||Don't Knock My Love|
|D4||Goodnight My Love|
|RCA-9103-04||Wilson Pickett||Live In Japan (2xLP, Album)||RCA||RCA-9103-04||Japan||1974|
|FLOATM6214||Wilson Pickett||Live In Japan (2xCD, Album, RE)||Floating World Records||FLOATM6214||UK & Europe||2014|
|PLP-7020/21||Wilson Pickett||Live In Japan (2xLP, Album, RE)||P-Vine Records, P-Vine Special||PLP-7020/21||Japan||1989|
|RCA-9103-04||Wilson Pickett||Live In Japan (2xLP, Album, Promo)||RCA||RCA-9103-04||Japan||1974|
|SPL2 9912||Wilson Pickett||Actuación En Vivo En Japón (2xLP, Album)||RCA||SPL2 9912||Spain||1974|