Otis Redding

Otis Redding
1941 - 1967

Otis Redding  American Singer


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


American Singer Otis Redding was born Otis Ray Redding Jr. on 9th September, 1941 in Dawson, Georgia, USA and passed away on 10th Dec 1967 Madison, Wisconsin, USA 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: American singer-songwriters, Atlantic Records artists and Grammy Award winners.


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First Name Otis
Middle Name Ray
Last Name Redding
Full Name at Birth Otis Ray Redding Jr.
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, USA
Died 10th December, 1967
Place of Death Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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 • record producer • arranger • talent scout
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, Little Richard & The Upsetters, Booker T. & the M.G.'s
Official Websites http://otisredding.com

Otis Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer and songwriter. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. Redding's style of singing gained inspiration from the gospel music that preceded the genre. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s.

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