BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #251: ‘FIRE AND WATER’- WILSON PICKETT

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  • Single: ‘Fire and Water’- Wilson Pickett
  • Record Company- Atlantic
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers
  • Time: 3:06
  • B-side: Pledging My Love’
  • Album- Don’t Knock My Love
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #24 11 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

The final single to enter the charts in 1971- and crack the Top 40. The Wicked Pickett.

2 responses to “BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #251: ‘FIRE AND WATER’- WILSON PICKETT

  1. When you see Wilson Pickett and Muscle Shoals, you pretty much know this has to be great. I also just checked the excellent original by Free, which I don’t recall having heard before. I love how Pickett turned this rock song into a soul tune, really making it his own.

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