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However, he was failing to cross over to the pop charts with regularity, as none of these songs reached higher than No. After being dropped, he formed the short-lived Wicked label, where he released one LP, Chocolate Mountain. In , he made a disco album with Big Tree Records titled Funky Situation , which is a coincidence as, at that point, Big Tree was distributed by his former label, Atlantic. His career was hindered by his addictions. His alcoholism was exacerbated by heavy cocaine use, and he became increasingly violent towards his family and bandmates.
Throughout the s and '90s, despite his personal troubles, Pickett was repeatedly honored for his contributions to music. During this period, he was invited to perform at Atlantic Records' 40th Anniversary concert in , and his music was prominently featured in the film The Commitments , with Pickett as an off-screen character. In the late s, Pickett returned to the studio and received a Grammy Award nomination for the album It's Harder Now.
Pickett appeared in the film Blues Brothers , in which he performed "" with Eddie Floyd and Jonny Lang. He was previously mentioned in the film Blues Brothers , which features several members of Pickett's backing band, as well as a performance of " Everybody Needs Somebody to Love.
He co-starred in the documentary Only the Strong Survive, directed by D. Pennebaker , a selection of both the Cannes and Sundance Film Festivals. In , Pickett was a judge for the second annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists' careers. Pickett spent the twilight of his career playing dozens of concert dates every year until , when he began suffering from health problems. While in the hospital, he returned to his spiritual roots and told his sister that he wanted to record a gospel album, but he never recovered.
Pickett was the father of four children. At the time of his death he was engaged. Pickett's struggle with alcoholism and cocaine addiction led to run-ins with the law.
In , Pickett was arrested for yelling threats while drunkenly driving his car over the front lawn of Donald Aronson, the mayor of Englewood, New Jersey.
Pickett agreed to perform a benefit concert in exchange for having the disorderly conduct and property damage charges dropped. In , Pickett struck an year-old pedestrian, Pepe Ruiz, with his car in Englewood. In , Pickett was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend Elizabeth Trapp while under the influence of cocaine; she refused to press charges. Pickett had been suffering from health problems for the last year of his life and had spent considerable time in hospital.
He died at a hospital near his home in Reston, Virginia after suffering a heart attack on January 19, , two months short of his 65th birthday. Little Richard , a long-time friend of Pickett's, spoke about him and preached a message at the funeral. Pickett was remembered on March 20, , at New York's B. King , his long-term backing band the Midnight Movers, soul singer Bruce "Big Daddy" Wayne, and Southside Johnny in front of an audience that included members of his family, including two brothers.
Wilson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in He was nominated for five Grammy Awards during the course of his career. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rutherford, NJ, July 25, The night stand at the Meadowlands Arena to kick off the U. Touring for the first time without the E Street Band and playing in front of what are arguably his most diehard fans is a daunting proposition.
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