IF YOU NEED ME

Latest update on 10/03/2014

Artist: Wilson Pickett
Author: Wilson Pickett/Robert Bateman/Sonny Sanders
Label: Double L
Year: 1963

With Ivory Joe Hunter on piano.

Covers:

1963:

Solomon Burke [n°2 R&B]

1964:

Rolling Stones

1965:

Tom Jones

1973:

After All [NL band from Enschede; n°1 South Africa]

1974:

Frankie Miller

1992:

Fugitives

2013:

Gerrit Trip [leadsinger of After All solo as If You Need Me After All]

The song Wilson showed Atlantic A&R man Jerry Wexler, who bought it but passed it over to Solomon Burke. First time Pickett cried in his life. When his next single (It's Too Late) hit, Wexler finally considered seriously to buy Wilson's Double L contract. It's never too late.

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