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FUNKY MIDNIGHT MOVER - THE ATLANTIC STUDIO RECORDINGS (1962 -1978)

Wilson Pickett
FUNKY MIDNIGHT MOVER - THE ATLANTIC STUDIO RECORDINGS (1962 -1978)

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Rhino Handmade is proud to present FUNKY MIDNIGHT MOVER - THE ATLANTIC STUDIO RECORDINGS (1962-1978), legendary soul shaker Wilson Pickett's exclusive rhino.com 6-CD collection. The first comprehensive compilation of Pickett's Atlantic material, FUNKY MIDNIGHT MOVER includes all his originally issued recordings for the label, as well as early pre-Atlantic sides, his 1978 album for the Atlantic-distributed Big Tree imprint, and a full CDs worth of rare or previously unreleased recordings.The impressive set's 154 tracks encompass all 35 of the singer's R&B smashes - including five #1 hits “from In The Midnight Hour", his first hit for Atlantic Records, to 1973's "International Playboy", his last chart entry for the label. The earliest unreleased track on this set, an undubbed alternate of "Hello Sunshine", dates from the 1967 American sessions for the album I'm In Love and prominently features Bobby Womack's lead guitar. The collection concludes with "Superstar", a full-blown disco track from 1978 unearthed in the vaults during research for this set. The set, presented in an elaborate 92-page, linen-wrapped book with many rare and unseen photos, also features comprehensive liner notes, including intros by Jerry Wexler and Steve Cropper, an essay by Chris Morris, and an extensive track-by-track by Bill Dahl. 1st comprehensive compilation of Pickett's Atlantic material Includes all originally issued recordings for the label, early pre-Atlantic sides, his 1978 album for the Atlantic-distributed Big Tree imprint plus a CD of rare and previously unreleased recordings Elaborate 92-page, linen-wrapped book with rare and unseen photos