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Latest update on 10/05/2010

Artist: Wilson Pickett
Author: Bert Berns/Jerry Wexler
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1967

On lp The Sound of Wilson Pickett.

Covers:

1967:

Don Varner

1969:

Edwin Starr [main riff and first lines in Twenty-Five Miles; Top 10 US]

1969:

Bill Doggett [idem]

1969:

Clarence Reid [idem]

1969:

Mongo Santamaria [idem]

1969:

Reuben Wilson [idem]

1969:

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band [idem]

1970:

Jackson 5 [idem; released in '09, with drum overdubs in '87]

1989:

Cookie Crew [Starr sample in Got To Keep On; hit UK]

2005:

Human Nature [idem]

In the long run, Wexler and Berns were (posthumously) co-credited for Twenty-Five Miles, along with Edwin Starr, Johnny Bristol and Harvey Fuqua.

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