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Charles Pitts

Born: Apr 7, 1947

Death: May 1, 2012

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Charles Pitts

Date of Birth : Apr 7, 1947
Date of Death : May 1, 2012
Birth Place : Washington, D.C.

Charles "Skip" Pitts was an American soul and blues guitarist. He is best known for his distinctive "wah-wah" style, prominently featured on Isaac Hayes' title track from the 1971 movie Shaft. He is widely considered to have been one of the architects of soul, R&B, and funk guitar.


  • Musician
  • Guitarist

Also known as

  • Charles ''Skip'' Pitts
  • Charlie Pitts
  • Skip Pitts


  • Beverly Pitts
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