Singer who co-wrote and performed "The Monster Mash," as well as other novelty songs like "Star Drek," a Star Trek parody.
He fought in the Korean War.
He created various sequels to "The Monster Mash," like "The Monster Rap" and the protest song "Climate Mash."
He has a daughter named Nancy and two grandchildren that he did not know he had until 1997.
Pickett's various comedic songs have found popularity with the fanbase of radio host and ethnomusicologist, Dr. Demento.