EVERY BILLBOARD TOP 40 SINGLE 1971: #9 :” DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU”- WILSON PICKETT

Wilson Pickett - Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You / Ain't No Doubt About  It (1971, Vinyl) | Discogs

Every Billboard Top 40 Single 1971: “#9: “Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You” -Wilson Pickett. January 16, 1971.

  • Single:”Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You”- Wilson Pickett
  • Record Company- Atlantic
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Jerry Akines, Johnny Bellman, Victor Drayton and Reginald Turner
  • Time: 2:46
  • B-side: “Ain’t No Doubt About It”
  • Album- Wilson Pickett In Philadelphia
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #17 11 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100

“The Wicked Pickett”- Wilson Pickett was born in Prattville, Alabama in 1941- raised in Detroit. A soul singer-songwriter. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. He had 38 Hot 100 singles from 1963-1973 with 16 making the Top 40. His biggest hit was “Land Of 1000 Dances” #6 in 1966. His most well known single though may be “In The Midnight Hour” #21 in 1965. 1971 was a good year for Pickett on the charts with 3 Top 40 hits. Wilson Pickett died of a heart attack in 2006 at the age of 64.

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