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Jim Stewart, Founder Of Stax Records, Dies At 92
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Jim Stewart, Founder Of Stax Records, Dies At 92

The visionary producer signed many of soul and R&B’s most influential musicians, including Otis Redding and Isaac Hayes.

Otis Redding Foundation To Host Weekend Of Events Celebrating 81 Years Of Otis Redding

Otis Redding Foundation To Host Weekend Of Events Celebrating 81 Years Of Otis Redding

The events, taking place across 9-10 September in Macon, GA, will feature stars including Robert Glasper and Mickey Guyton.

Try A Little Tenderness: How Otis Redding’s Midas Touch Found Soul Gold
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Try A Little Tenderness: How Otis Redding’s Midas Touch Found Soul Gold

A sentimental ballad Otis Redding didn’t think suited him, Try A Little Tenderness became a passion-filled powerhouse in the singer’s hands.

Otis Redding To Be Honoured By The State Of Georgia

Otis Redding To Be Honoured By The State Of Georgia

Otis Redding will be celebrated on Thursday 9 September - which would have been his 80th birthday - by the State of Georgia.

Best Otis Redding Songs: 20 Classics From The Giant Of Soul Music
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Best Otis Redding Songs: 20 Classics From The Giant Of Soul Music

From storming dance anthems to tear-stained declarations of love, the best Otis Redding songs prove why the singer remains a soul music icon.

King & Queen: When Otis Redding And Carla Thomas Took The Crown
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King & Queen: When Otis Redding And Carla Thomas Took The Crown

Pairing Otis Redding’s belting voice with Carla Thomas’ classy poise, ‘King & Queen’ was a stroke of genius from Stax Records.

Pain In My Heart: The Soul-Baring Genius Of Otis Redding’s Debut Album
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Pain In My Heart: The Soul-Baring Genius Of Otis Redding’s Debut Album

Otis Redding’s debut album, ‘Pain In My Heart’, featured all the ingredients that would make him an all-time soul music great.

(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay: How Otis Redding Sang His Own Elegy
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(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay: How Otis Redding Sang His Own Elegy

With (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay, Otis Redding hit upon a new type of soul – one his shockingly early death left unexplored.

Otis Redding: How A High-School Dropout Became The King Of Soul
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Otis Redding: How A High-School Dropout Became The King Of Soul

With a voice that ranged from tender vulnerability to unrestrained power, Otis Redding, the King Of Soul, demanded nothing but total respect.

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