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Bobby Womack's Regrets Over Wilson Pickett Snub

4th December 2012

Bobby Womack regrets never giving late soul icon Wilson Pickett the credit he deserved for helping him land his big break.The Mustang Sally hitmaker discovered the songwriter in the late 1960s, and helped launch his...

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Bobby Womack Cancer Free

25th May 2012

Bobby Womack is cancer free. The soul music legend was thought to have developed colon cancer in March, but after having a tumour removed he has been given the all clear. A post on the...

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Solomon Burke Dies

11th October 2010

Soul singer Solomon Burke has passed away aged 70. The 'Everybody Needs Somebody To Love' singer died of natural causes yesterday (10.10.10) on a flight from Los Angeles to Holland, where he was due to...

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Timberlake Revives Stax Glory

15th September 2006

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is hoping to revive legendary Memphis, Tennessee soul studio Stax after making a deal with label bosses to help turn his pal MATT MORRIS into a big star. Morris is Timberlake's first signing...

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Wilson Pickett Remembered In Kentucky

30th January 2006

LITTLE RICHARD was among the stars paying tribute to late soul legend WILSON PICKETT in Kentucky on Saturday (21JAN06). More than 800 people gathered to mourn the Alabama-born soul icon at the Canaan Christian...

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Wilson Pickett Dies

20th January 2006

Legendary soul singer WILSON PICKETT died yesterday (19JAN06) after suffering a heart attack. He was 64. Pickett, who had been in ill health over the last year, passed away in a Virginia hospital close...

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Arthur Conley Dies

17th November 2003

Soul singer ARTHUR CONLEY has died at his home in the Netherlands, aged 57. Conley, a protege of soul superstar OTIS REDDING and best known for his 1967 hit track SWEET SOUL MUSIC, had...

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Wilson Pickett Slates Diana Ross

9th May 2003

Soul survivor WILSON PICKETT has slammed DIANA ROSS's appearance - calling her the "ugliest woman" he knew. In a documentary about R'n'B legends - ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE - Pickett gave a harsh review...

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Stax Museum Opens Its Doors

30th April 2003

Soul greats ISAAC HAYES, BOOKER T AND THE MGS, WILSON PICKETT, SOLOMON BURKE and AL GREEN will join rapper CHUCK D to mark the opening of the STAX MUSEUM OF AMERICAN SOUL tonight (30APR03)....

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