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Marc Broussard: S.O.S. 2 Save Our Soul

A few years back, Marc Broussard put out a covers album to raise money for charity. On September 30th of this year, he’s doing it again. 130 more words


Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary...

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival with these iconic Getty Images photos. Working at Getty Images, I am fortunate to be regularly exposed to the best in world photography and video and the cutting edge of the visual dialogue that frames our world. 23 more words


Friday, June 16th

50 years ago

Otis Redding (1941-1967), “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)” (O. Redding, J. Butler), live, Monterey Pop Festival, 1967

Music Clip Of The Day

Sittin' In The Mornin' Sun

Sittin’ in the mornin’ sun

I’ll be sittin’ when the evenin’ come

Otis Redding – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay


May 28: Solomon Burke, D'Angelo, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Cee-Lo Green, Otis Redding, The Temptations

This week in 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, we’re checking out some of the more soulful numbers from the collection. Of course I’ve already written about some of the all-time great soul singers – … 842 more words

Adrift [on land]

via Daily Prompt: Adrift

I happily come adrift when I’m bush walking. To change the context of that song by Otis Redding (Sittin’ on the) Dock of the Bay, the line “watching the tide roll away” changes for me to watching the stress roll away, and anything else that clogs the mind. 87 more words

Lonely and Feeling Blue (Otis Redding, 1964)

The discovery of Otis Redding by the then nascent¬†Stax Records¬†of Memphis Tennessee (named by combining the “St” of Jim Stewart and the “Ax” of Estelle Axton, the siblings and cofounders of the then neighborhood recording studio and what would be later known as… 565 more words