15 of Otis Redding's Best Songs
September 9, 2016 would have been Otis Redding's 75th birthday. Redding died in 1967 just as his talents were connecting with a broader audience, but he left behind a great legacy of music. Let's go through the best songs from the albums released during his lifetime, and a couple of the key posthumous releases.
(click on the song titles below to hear the music)
album: Pain in My Heart
album: The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads
album: Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul
album: The Soul Album
album: Complete & Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul
album: King & Queen (by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas)
album: The Dock of the Bay
don't miss: "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"
album: The Immortal Otis Redding
don't miss: "Hard to Handle"