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Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) w...

wikipedia - 11 Dec 2017
Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s. During his lifetime, his recordings were produced by Stax Records, based in Memphis, Tennessee, and exemplify the sound of Stax.
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Sounds: Otis Redding's posthumous classic

The Intelligencer - 17 Mar 2018
Otis Redding really was sitting, on a dock, by a bay, when he started writing the song that immortalized him. Redding began his tenure with the Stax/Volt label in Memphis in 1962, and although he was an R&B star, his talents had not caught on with the ...
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Placerville native hits national stage on NBC's 'The Voice'

KCRA Sacramento - 28 Feb 2018
I love Otis Redding. I love Billie Holiday. Q: How did you end up getting an audition on "The Voice?" Lovey: Someone from "The Voice" team saw my work on YouYube, and they emailed me, encouraging me to try out.  Jaclyn Lovey. KCRA 3. Jaclyn ...
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The unfinished classic

Arkansas Online - 11 Mar 2018
So Otis Redding Enterprises put $28,000 down and painted the company's name in script high on both sides of the fuselage. Contrary to urban legend, the Beech 18 Redding bought was not previously owned by James Brown, although Brown had owned a similar ...
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NC Teen Lands Spot on Latest Season of 'The Voice'

Chapelboro.com - 16 Mar 2018
Obviously, with a little bit of soul music infused in there with like Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye and people like that,” said Buchanan. Buchanan had a strong opening on The Voice, with three out of four coaches, country singer Blake Shelton, Maroon 5 ...
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“Bet Ain't Worth the Hand” by Leon Bridges Review | Pitchfork

Pitchfork - 15 Mar 2018
Leon Bridges has a relationship with vintage R&B that's as complicated as any romance. The impeccable craftsmanship of Bridges' debut album, 2015's Coming Home, vaulted the North Texas singer/songwriter to modest fame—Grammy nomination, “Saturday ...
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JIMMY LUMPKIN: Writing is meant to connect

Times Daily - 15 Mar 2018
“He compared me to Otis Redding. He kept talking about the Muscle Shoals sound with the Swampers and what they did when they backed these R&B guys like Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett. They're the pioneers of the songs we do today.” Lumpkin's first ...
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Macon music's unfinished story

The Telegraph - 13 Mar 2018
Sitting with Swain was Alan Walden, another Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee and brother of the late Phil Walden with whom he was a partner in Phil Walden Artists and Promotions and, later, in Capricorn Records, founded in 1969, a year after the ...
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Isaac Hayes Reissues: Album Review

Ultimate Classic Rock - 13 Mar 2018
That stardom would come only after a tragedy and a business snafu rattled the label. Otis Redding died in a plane crash in 1967, removing Stax's biggest star from its roster and blowing a big hole in the label's collective morale. Then, in 1968, the ...
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Behind the Soul Curtain with Booker T. Jones

11th Hour - 14 Mar 2018
What was the first impression that you formed of Otis Redding when you first met him? Well, we didn't know he was a singer. He was loading suitcases, and going for food, and bringing in equipment. But the first time we heard him sing, it moved us all ...
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Hardcore R&B Fans Will Dig These Epic New Releases

Mother Jones - 26 Feb 2018
The great Memphis soul music label Stax has been extensively surveyed in three box sets collecting the A-sides of the company's singles, from its humble beginnings in 1959 to a messy demise in 1975. But that's only part of the story. Gathering 155 ...
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Stax Keyboard Legend Plays Local Shows

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 28 Feb 2018
Jones was still only a high-school student when he penned the indelible Hammond B-3 groove of “Green Onions,” the first of a long string of hits like “Time Is Tight,” “Hip Hug-Her” and “Soul Limbo” that dominated the charts during the decade. Jones and ...
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Lucky Lizard Band are 'musical chameleons' of Hawaii Island

West Hawaii Today - 01 Mar 2018
We also play Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye. We're musical chameleons, just as our name suggests.” Combining humor with classic songs from various genres such as country, blues and rock and roll, has increased the band's popularity across the island. The ...
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Like everything else, golden years have bit of tarnish

The Daily Iberian - 12 Mar 2018
Around 6:00 each evening I pull a bar stool around the kitchen counter to be near the stove while supper simmers, and I listen to the soul of Otis Redding or the elegance of Henry Mancini. It's my alone time, although I've been alone all day. It's a ...

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