Otis Redding

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Museum Honoring African-American Music Coming to Nashville

The new museum would bring a bigger focus on African-American contributions to Music City.

04/09/2014

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Allman Brothers Band’s Jaimoe Gets Money Advice From Otis Redding (VIDEO)

Joining the soul legend’s band in the spring of 1966, Jaimoe would soon learn a big lesson from Otis Redding. It was one that he’d carry through his life, but it wasn’t musical advice.

08/14/2012

Donald Duck Dunn

Donald “Duck” Dunn 1941-2012

Legendary bass player Donald “Duck” Dunn died in Toyko Sunday morning, where he was playing a series of concerts billed as “STAX Shows” with Steve Cropper and Eddie Floyd. He was 70. Steve Cropper, Dunn’s […]

05/14/2012

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Booker T And The MG’s Bassist Duck Dunn Has Died

He died in his sleep yesterday in Tokyo after playing several dates that had been postponed after the 2011 Japanese earthquake.  He was 70.  Donald “Duck” Dunn’s name may not be familiar to you, but […]

05/14/2012

Founding Fathers: Arthur Conley

Known as “The Crown Prince of Soul,” [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Arthur Conley[/lastfm] was a Founding Father of R&B and a protege of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Otis Redding[/lastfm], whose sound was a little like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sam Cooke[/lastfm].

06/18/2011

What song did the Bee Gees write for Otis Redding?

KOOL Artist of the Week – 7/12/10 [lastfm]Otis Redding[/lastfm] died before he could record it, but [lastfm]The Bee Gees[/lastfm] went on to make a hit out of their own version.

07/11/2010

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