Good night, Mr. Pickett

My stepfather played “Mustang Sally” incessantly over the Christmas holidays. The rest of the family didn’t mind. I’ll play that song, and others, when I get home from work tonight. And I’ll start rereading Roddy Doyle’s The Commitments, which is the funniest and greatest tribute to Wilson Pickett you’ll ever read.

About Walter Biggins

Walter Biggins is a writer based in Athens, GA. His work has been published in, Bookslut, The Comics Journal, Salon, The Baseball Chronicle, Jackson Free Press, and Valley Voices: A Literary Review. Follow him on Twitter (@walter_biggins), and check out his bimonthly newsletter (
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