Mack Rice, 1933 – 2016

Mack Rice, 1933 – 2016

Singer and songwriter Mack Rice died Monday. He was 82. He wrote and recorded “Mustang Sally” in 1965, but it was a bigger hit the following year for his former bandmate Wilson Pickett, and it’s still a Rock & Roll standard.


“Mack Rice, Who Wrote ‘Mustang Sally,’ Dies at 82,” Sam Roberts, New York Times

“Sir Mack Rice, writer of hit song ‘Mustang Sally,’ dies,” Susan Whitall, The Detroit News

“Detroit’s Sir Mack Rice, ‘Mustang Sally’ writer, dead at 82,” Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press

“‘Mustang Sally’ author ‘Sir’ Mack Rice dies,” Bob Mehr, The Commercial Appeal


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