The Alabama soul man recorded a host of other great material in his long career.
Two great soul men were in friendly competition on the R&B charts with rival versions of 'If You Need Me.'
A collection of 20 little-known facts about one of the true titans of country music.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very name "rhythm and blues," before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.
Late in 1969, the wicked Pickett boldly interpreted the Motown stars' 1966 pop and soul No. 1, 'You Keep Me Hanging On.'
'I Don't Know What You've Got (But It's Got Me)' became Richard's last top 20 R&B hit and featured a future superstar guitarist.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
Recorded at Chess Studios, this EP paid homage to their Stones' blues roots while at the same time helped establish their "sound".
Ahmet Ertegun, the urbane Turkish-American entrepreneur and co-founder of Atlantic Records, was born on 31 July 1923. He was a peerless record man.
A soulful trip to 'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' courtesy of Wilson Pickett and many others.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.
The blues-rock quartet made a UK album chart breakthrough in their banner month of June 1970.
Multi-instrumentalist and soul legend Booker T. Jones is set to publish a new, as yet untitled memoir through Little Brown and Company later this year.
The latest audio profile in our five-part Stax Legends series, on another of the label's greats, the 'Knock On Wood' man and so much more, Eddie Floyd.