NEW YORK – Wilson Pickett, the soul pioneer best known for the fiery hits “Mustang Sally” and “In The Midnight Hour,” died of a heart attack Thursday in a Reston, Va., hospital, according to his management company. He was 64. – via A.P.

Sad news. I have gotten down to Pickett’s music many, many times…the essence of Soul music. Here are a couple of my favorite moments. He will be truly missed.

MP3: Wilson Pickett :: Hey Jude
MP3: Wilson Pickett :: The Midnight Hour
Amazon: Wilson Pickett’s Greatest Hits

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