Otis Redding

Otis Redding was one of the most important soul singers in the 1960s. His powerful voice, brassy arrangements and emotional approach to both party songs and ballads exemplified Southern “deep Soul” and made him one of the most popular soul singers. He was also the most consistent proponent of the Stax sound. His records were cut at the Memphis studios/labels, which did much to modernize R.

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