Otis Redding Dies In Plane Crash

Dec. 10, 2012 by

The world of music lost Otis Redding in a plane crash in Madison, Wisconsin today (December 10, 1967). Otis Redding was just 26-years-old when his plane crashed into Lake Monona. Redding, his manager, the pilot and four members of The


Otis Redding Hits The Studio To Record The Single “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay”

Dec. 7, 2012 by

Otis Redding entered the recording studio to record tracks, including his legendary tune, “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay.” Redding was in rare form, because six weeks earlier, he had Polyps removed from his throat and hadn’t been able

Otis Redding

Soul Singer Otis Redding Hosts Breakthrough Performance At Monterey Pop Festival

Jun. 17, 2012 by

Otis Redding hosted his breakthrough performance at the Monterey Pop Festival today (June 17, 1967). The Monterey Pop Festival was a three-day event that that took place on June 16, 17th and 18th. The first of its kind festival featured

Aretha Franklin Tapped For 41st Annual Jazz Fest

Aretha Franklin Tapped For 41st Annual Jazz Fest

Dec. 15, 2009 by

By Gentle Jones The New Orleans Jazz Fest has announced the 2010 line up today (December 15, 2009), and the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin will be headlining the event. Aretha Franklin will share the stage with hundreds of acts