Written by Arlester “Dyke” Christian. It was originally recorded by his band, Dyke & the Blazers.
But Wilson Pickett OWNED IT.
Both Released in 1967.
This Video was shot on a TV Show as a Documentary. Wilson Pickett and his band touring Germany in 1968.
Wilson Pickett and the Midnight Movers
Ernest “Skip” Pitts on guitar
George “Paco ” Patterson on sax, Curtis Pope – trumpet
Jack Philpot – baritone sax
George Moreland – drums
( Missing some Musicians on this particular Germany Tour – Reality couldn’t find all info.)
This song is posted on my Classic Soul Blog under Music. And as I said on this song, I would have gave anything to be of age and out on that floor that night!
Funky Broadway was a Dynamic Number. And this Live Performance along with the crowd blew me away.
Explosive & Fantastic!
MIDNIGHT HOUR: William “PoPsie” Randolph caught Wilson Pickett with his back-up duo, which included, at right, Jimi Hendrix.