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In The Midnight Hour + The Exciting Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett

In The Midnight Hour + The Exciting Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett

In The Midnight Hour + The Exciting Wilson Pickett

Release information

Release information

Label: Edsel • Format: CD • Date: 25/11/2016 Cat#: EDSA5059 • Barcode: 740155505936 • Genre: R&B and Soul, Rock Sub Genre: Rock N' Roll

Track Listing

  1. In The Midnight Hour
  2. Teardrops Will Fall [duet With Tami Lynn]
  3. Take A Little Love
  4. For Better Or Worse
  5. I Found A Love [Wilson Pickett And The Falcons]
  6. That’s A Man’s Way
  7. I’m Gonna Cry
  8. Don’t Fight It
  9. Take This Love I’ve Got [Wilson Pickett And The Falcons]
  10. Come Home Baby [duet With Tami Lynn]
  11. I’m Not Tired
  12. Let’s Kiss And Make Up [Wilson Pickett And The Falcons]
  13. Land Of 1000 Dances
  14. Something You Got
  15. 634-5789
  16. Barefootin’
  17. Mercy Mercy
  18. You’re So Fine
  19. Ninety Nine And A Half (Won’t Do)
  20. Danger Zone
  21. I’m Drifting
  22. It’s All Over
  23. She’s So Good To Me
  24. Don’t Fight It [single edit]
  25. If You Need Me [live]
  26. I’m Gonna Cry [live]
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About this release

Wilson Pickett’s first two Atlantic albums on one CD, with three bonus tracks. “In The Midnight Hour” (1965) contains his first four Atlantic singles, featuring the huge million-selling title track, Pickett’s first R&B # 1 and his eternal signature tune, recorded with Jerry Wexler and the MGs.

The album also includes some of his earlier tracks from 1962 onwards, including three songs with The Falcons as well as two duets with Tami Lynn, produced by Bert Berns.

“The Exciting Wilson Pickett” (1966) contains his second and third R&B # 1s: “Land Of 1000 Dances” (also Pop # 6), and “634-5789”. “Ninety Nine And A Half (Won’t Do)” also reached R&B # 13.

The booklet includes lengthy annotation by acknowledged expert Tony Rounce.