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948. Otis Blue-Otis Redding

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Brief Background: Otis Blue was recorded in a 24 hour period from July 9 to the 10th, 1965, with a break being taken only so the backing musicians could a play a local gig. 404 more words

5 On Friday - 5 Albums To Pick Up On Record Store Day

When people are looking to buy new music, they will often turn to a place like iTunes or Amazon, completely forgetting that there are a number of quality music stores in their own city. 736 more words


(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding (1968)

“(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” is a song co-written by soul singer Otis Redding and guitarist Steve Cropper. It was first recorded by Otis Redding in 1967, days before his death on December 10, 1967 in a plane crash in Wisconsin that killed everyone onboard except Ben Cauley, the trumpeter in the band. 909 more words

Got it Covered

There comes a time when the song that you loved becomes a bit overplayed. Too familiar. Here’s where the cover comes in. We’re not talking Top of the Poppers do chart hits. 249 more words


Stax Soul

I visited the Stax Museum on my last afternoon in Memphis.  There was tons of old memorabilia like clothing, instruments and gold records. I took this photo as I waited for my taxi. 79 more words


Why we should always be listening to otis

I’m not listening to otis now, but oh my god i should be! Otis you are, you were you were, so (!) so(!!) astounding and the… 80 more words

Happy Sunday: Crossing Tennessee

By the time you read this, I will be leaving Knoxville, TN and on my way to New Orleans — the second stop of a roadtrip to Laredo, TX. 36 more words