Otis Redding

Otis Redding
1941 - 1967

Otis Redding  American Singer


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Otis Redding passed away on 10th Dec 1967 aged 26.


Otis Redding was previously married to Zelma Atwood (1961).


American Singer Otis Redding was born on 9th September, 1941 in Dawson, Georgia and passed away on 10th Dec 1967 Madison, Wisconsin aged 26. He is most remembered for (Sittin` on) the Dock of the Bay.. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Otis Redding is a member of the following lists: People from Dawson, Georgia, Musicians from Macon, Georgia and Accidents and incidents involving the Beechcraft Model 18.


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First Name Otis
Last Name Redding
Full Name at Birth Otis Redding
Alternative Name The Big O, The Mad Man from Macon, Rockhouse Redding, The King of Soul
Age 26 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th September, 1941
Birthplace Dawson, Georgia
Died 10th December, 1967
Place of Death Madison, Wisconsin
Cause of Death plane crash
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter, musician
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame (Sittin` on) the Dock of the Bay.
Music Genre (Text) Soul, Rhythm & Blues, R&B
Music Genre R&B/Soul, R&B
Year(s) Active 1958–1967
Music Style Soul, Southern Soul, Deep Soul
Music Mood Cathartic, Poignant, Gritty, Yearning, Hungry, Warm, Exciting, Intimate, Organic, Rousing, Rollicking, Plaintive, Searching, Urgent, Greasy, Lively, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Bittersweet, Romantic, Intense
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, piano
Record Label Stax, Volt, Atco, Rhino, Sundazed
Associated Acts The Upsetters, The Pinetoppers, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, The Bar-Kays, Carla Thomas, Little Richard
Official Websites http://otisredding.com
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