Sep 25, · "Wicked" Wilson Pickett's debut, IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR, is actually singles recorded between , these tracks compiled together make up the first record for the gritty singer's first time out. The Pickett is backed up here by the Stax band regulars and Steve Cropper plays out his distinctive lead guitar throughout in which helped develop the incredible sound of Otis Redding/5(11).
"In the Midnight Hour" is a song originally performed by Wilson Pickett in and released on his album of the same name, also appearing on the album The Exciting Wilson Pickett. The song was composed by Pickett and Steve Cropper at the historic Lorraine Motel in Memphis where Martin Luther King, Jr. would later be assassinated in April Genre: R&B, soul.
Barry from Sauquoit, Ny On June 22nd , Wilson Pickett performed "In The Midnight Hour" on the NBC-TV program 'The Midnight Special' Eight years earlier on July 4th, it entered Billboard's Hot Top chart at position #83; and on August 29th, it peaked at #21 (for 1 week) and spent 12 weeks on the Top