R2OK! Forum Index R2OK!
Contact R2OK! admin

Click here for R2OK! Website


 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The Wicked Pickett - The Life and Times of Wilson Pickett

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    R2OK! Forum Index -> Shows and Music on Radio 2
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
becky sharp



Joined: 01 Dec 2008
Posts: 5550

PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:42 pm    Post subject: The Wicked Pickett - The Life and Times of Wilson Pickett Reply with quote

I found this an interesting listen because I came to it knowing nothing, apart from his music, about Wilson Pickett.

He was described on this by someone as a sweet,shy guy but sweet, shy guys don't hold guns to people's heads do they? Shocked


Great voice and a great talent but a complex man...doesn't mention it on the programme but I've read elsewhere since listening to this that he said this about his mother "she was the baddest woman in my book, I get scared of her now. She used to hit me with anything, skillets, stove wood (one time I ran away and cried for a week). Stayed in the woods, me and my little dog"....he eventually left to live with his father in Detroit in 1955 ...perhaps this treatment from his mother goes a long way to explain (but not excuse )the behaviour of the man.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d5nn0

This programme, like some previous ones,cut out before the end Evil or Very Mad so I thought I'd contact Feedback,like Helen,about it but I am being given this message "Error 502 - Bad Gateway" when I do.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
oldraver



Joined: 18 Dec 2006
Posts: 608
Location: London

PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've just listened to it...and it cut off before the end. Grrr...

I love Pickett...and all the Atlantic/Stax soul. He sure was a bad ass, but those records he made from '65 to '69 were something else.
_________________
life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
littlepieces



Joined: 10 Jan 2010
Posts: 1098
Location: Lowestoft

PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanx for the link becky very much a complex man but great voice
_________________
I found out how you can hurt an insect.It's the bees knees
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Helen May



Joined: 10 Dec 2006
Posts: 17855
Location: Cheshire

PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:46 pm    Post subject: Re: The Wicked Pickett - The Life and Times of Wilson Picket Reply with quote

becky sharp wrote:

This programme, like some previous ones,cut out before the end Evil or Very Mad so I thought I'd contact Feedback,like Helen,about it but I am being given this message "Error 502 - Bad Gateway" when I do.


Had a look at the iPlayer page, it's a long process to get where you want but this link is, I think, the page I used.

https://iplayerhelp.external.bbc.co.uk/templates/bbciplayer/emailForms/emailPage?entryID=&id=KI5DOT6CRKERNTS7GUIGDNSEGK&moduleID=&uid=347766872

Hope that helps!

H
_________________
88 - 91 FM this is Radio 2 from the BBC!

I said it live on air in the studio with Jeremy Vine on 10/3/2005
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Helen May



Joined: 10 Dec 2006
Posts: 17855
Location: Cheshire

PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PS to above Becky.

I suddenly realised you maybe were talking about the Feedback programme's contact! Had a look and this one seems to be working http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/feedback/contact/

H
_________________
88 - 91 FM this is Radio 2 from the BBC!

I said it live on air in the studio with Jeremy Vine on 10/3/2005
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
becky sharp



Joined: 01 Dec 2008
Posts: 5550

PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Helen May wrote:
PS to above Becky.

I suddenly realised you maybe were talking about the Feedback programme's contact! Had a look and this one seems to be working http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/feedback/contact/

H

Thanks for the links, Helen.....that's the one I tried first without any luck.
I take my 'hat' off to you for completing the first one....what a rigmarole!!...designed, it would seem, to put you off,which it did me after I clicked on a link and lost all the information I had already put!! Twisted Evil

Those few minutes will have to remain a mystery as I've given it up as a bad job!!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    R2OK! Forum Index -> Shows and Music on Radio 2 All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group. Hosted by phpBB.BizHat.com