Call Me! Battle: Pickett vs B52s



Welcome back to the Call Me! Battles….

These are songs that mention phone numbers either in the title or the lyrics. 

Just a quick recap of this battle series so far:

October: The Marvelettes took on Brenda Lee, and The Marvelettes won that battle.

November: The Marvelettes took on Glenn Miller. It was a tight race, but Glenn Miller took the win!

December: Glenn Miller took on  Tom Waits and maintained his hold in first place.

January: We took a little break in the series for a special Tiny Tim battle

February: Glenn Miller took on Wilson Pickett and it was extremely close. I broke the tie and Wilson Pickett won

Here we are in March and we have Wilson Pickett taking on a new contender.

So let’s get right to it!

Wilson Pickett

The B52’s

Will Wilson Pickett hold his title for another month or will we have a new title holder? 

In the event that you are new here, or you have simply forgotten… Here’s a review of how a battle works:

  1. Listen to each of the contenders. Try not to be persuaded by the videos. I like to close my eyes and let the music transport me. Keep an open mind and don’t be persuaded by the artist name. 

  2. Pick the contender that you prefer the most

  3. Leave a comment with the name of the contender you have chosen. Feel free to expound upon your choice. 

  4. Visit the other bloggers that have battles taking place. Their battles are different from each other, so be sure to check them out.  

    1. Stephen McCarthy 

    2. Tossing It Out

    3. Mike’s Ramblings

    4. The Sound of One Hand Typing

    5. Curious As A Cathy

    6. dIEDRE’s Stream Pebbles

    7. Debbie DogLady

Alright now… Cast your votes in the comments! Voting Results will be posted on the 8th of this month.  


  1. Thanks for casting the first vote on my BOTB! ☺ The B52s are always fun, but I like Wilson Pickett's sound more, so I'm going with the incumbent.

  2. Knowing the Pickett song so well, I listened to the B-52's (fellow Georgians!) to see if theirs was better. It wasn't. Give my vote to Wilson Pickett.


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