Otis Redding



Otis Redding

Rating
Active
1958 to 1967
Born
September 9, 1941 in Dawson
Died
December 10, 1967
Location
Macon, GA, United States
Biography
Otis Redding (Otis Ray Redding Jr., Dawson, Georgia, September 9, 1941 - Madison, Wisconsin, December 10, 1967) was a highly influential soul singer from Georgia, USA. Redding was born in the small town of Dawson, Georgia. When he was 5, his family moved to Macon, Georgia. Redding sang in the choir at church, and as a teenager won the talent show at the Douglass Theatre for 15 weeks in a row. His early influences were Little Richard and Sam Cooke. Richard Pennyman (Little Richard) was also a Macon resident. Redding said, "If it hadn't been for Little Richard, I would not be here.
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Top Songs by Otis Redding


Stand by Me

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Dock of the Bay

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These Arms of Mine

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Shake - Remastered Stereo

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I've Been Loving You Too Long - Remastered Mono

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Cigarettes & Coffee

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Mr. Pitiful

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Satisfaction

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I Can't Turn You Loose

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Pain in My Heart

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Live At The Whisky A Go Go

Live At The Whisky A Go Go

Otis Redding October 21, 2016

19 Tracks

Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings

Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings

Otis Redding October 21, 2016

50 Tracks

Soul Manifesto: 1964-1970

Soul Manifesto: 1964-1970

Otis Redding October 30, 2015

134 Tracks

Studio Albums Collection

Studio Albums Collection

Otis Redding June 1, 2015

112 Tracks

The Dictionary Of Soul

The Dictionary Of Soul

Otis Redding May 29, 2015

12 Tracks

The Dock Of The Bay (Mono)

The Dock Of The Bay (Mono)

Otis Redding December 8, 2014

11 Tracks

The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads

The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads

Otis Redding April 14, 2014

12 Tracks

The King of Soul

The King of Soul

Otis Redding February 4, 2014

83 Tracks

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