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

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