Wilson Pickett - In Philadelphia
Format: LP, Album
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Rhythm & Blues, Soul
1 Run Joey Run
2 Help The Needy
3 Come Right Here
4 Bumble Bee (Sting Me)
5 Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
6 (Part I) Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9/(Part II) Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9/(Part II) Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9
7 Days Go By
8 International Playboy
9. Ain't No Doubt About It
even in the early 1970s he was still making excellent music, as this album clearly shows. "Engine Number Nine" is one of the most powerful, funkiest things Wilson Pickett ever recorded, and his cover of "Don't Let the Green Grass Grow" is even better than that of the Spinners.
But fans of Pickett, Gamble and Huff, the Philly sound, or just awesome rocking soul music need to pick this up from one of the third-party sellers. It's a winner from start to finish.
The record starts strong with a raucous version of "Run Joey Run,"
My favorite track is the Gamble-Huff nod to psychedelia, "Bumble Bee (Sting Me)," which sounds like it could have been an outtake from Electric Mud or Black Gladiator.
"Days Go By", , written by Bunny Sigler and Ugene Dozier. I had forgotten that Wilson Pickett did the song on his "Wilson Pickett In Philadelphia" LP . It's a great, gritty R&B ballad. . I like Pickett's version ..