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Sir Mack Rice

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  • Born: Clarksdale, MS
  • Years Active: 1960s, 1970s, 1990s, 2000s


Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

A Detroit vocalist and composer, Sir Mack Rice has been involved in the R&B/soul scene since the late '50s. He was a member of the 5 Scalders vocal group in 1956 and then joined the Falcons from 1957 to 1963. Rice was later road manager for the new Falcons before becoming a solo vocalist. Rice has written several selections, the most famous of which is "Mustang Sally," a number that has been recorded by many artists, including Wilson Pickett and the Young Rascals. Rice's version reached number 15 on the R&B charts in 1965, and is the only hit he's ever enjoyed as a solo performer.