Blog Posts - Otis Redding

Otis Redding - Hard To Handle (letra en inglés y traducción al español)

El libro 1001 Canciones Que Escuchar Antes De Morir de Robert Dimery, nos permite traeros un canción original que seguro que much@s de vosotr@s conoceréis más por la magnífica versión que de ella hicieron The Black Crowes en 1990 llegando a lo m...
by Corazón de Canción on Aug 15, 2016

Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015: Music

The holidays have dawned upon us again and it seems as if the unveiling of them gets sooner and sooner each year. In a world that has seen one of its toughest and tragic years in 2015, the beauty of the holidays is more than a traditional, religious...
by Geeks of Doom on Nov 25, 2015

Two for the Money - James Carr - Dark End of the Street/These Arms of Mine

OLD PA'S WEDNESDAY CLUBTHE GREATEST SOUL VOICE EVER ??LOVE ATTACK JAMES CARR - THE DARK END OF THE STREET Getting new computer so just a quickie this week. Who was the greatest soul voice ever? You probably would go for Otis Redding and rightly...
by Tune Doctor on Apr 16, 2015

Great attractions in Memphis Tennessee

The city of Memphis is pure energy and pure soul. You can hear it in the clubs on Beale Street. Taste it in Memphis back alley barbecue joints and in upscale restaurants. Feel it in the magnetic energy of our world-class events and world-famous Memph...
by eTravelTrips on Jan 13, 2015

Otis Redding never heard this memorable part of ‘Dock of the Bay': ‘I was the only one in the room’

Steve Cropper talks about the signature element, finished after Otis Redding's tragic death, that made 'Dock of the Bay' complete.
by Something Else Reviews on Jan 7, 2015

Indie Label Scores Landmark Distribution Deal with RED

The influential independent reissue label Sundazed Music has announced its new distribution... Click link above for story...
by Radio Facts on Sep 10, 2014

Porretta Italy loves Soul music

Courtesy of Porretta Soul FestivalWhen you think of Memphis Tennessee soul music the things that comes to mind are good soul music from Rufus Thomas, Issac Hayes, Otis Redding, and Stax Records, but how about Porretta Italy! Located in the Northern s...
by Soul You Know on Jul 18, 2014

Otis Redding - Mr. Pitiful - Free Midi File

A Free Midi File of "Otis Redding - Mr. Pitiful" is available now for totally free download on ! Click this link to download !
by Free Midi Files on May 14, 2014

Otis Redding - I’ve Been Loving You Too Long - Free Midi File

A Free Midi File of "Otis Redding - I’ve Been Loving You Too Long" is available now for totally free download on ! Click this link to download !
by Free Midi Files on May 14, 2014

‘What are we going to do?’: Steve Cropper remembers Otis Redding’s final recording sessions

As important, and as emotional, as “(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay” has always been to Otis Redding’s legacy, there has long been a misconception about it: That it was the last song Redding worked on before dying in a Wiscon...
by Something Else Reviews on May 2, 2014

Otis Redding - Amen (letra en inglés y traducción al español)

Siguiendo el guion marcado por Diego A. Manriqueen Jinetes En La Tormenta, este lunes nos aprovechamos de que toca Otis Redding para comenzar una semana que dedicaremos a la música con algún contenido religioso, que para eso es Semana Santa. Sé qu...
by Corazón de Canción on Apr 14, 2014

‘Pretty raw, and pretty fresh’: On the first-take genius of Stax stars like Otis Redding

The wonder, in listening to ageless sides from Stax Records stars like Otis Redding, was how often they came from one-take performances. Too, these songs were typically written just days, or even hours, beforehand. “We kind of recorded a lot of...
by Something Else Reviews on Apr 12, 2014

ADVENT CALENDAR: Dec 7th - Otis Redding - 'White Christmas'

Sorry Bing... but this is without a doubt the best 'White Christmas' I've ever heard. The legendary Otis Redding's version of the festive classic was released in October 1968, 10 months after his tragic death. Stuart from http://quitmu...
by RW/FF on Dec 7, 2013


Over the Past Several Months I have been Featuring 11 Different Soul Singers in my "Who's The Greatest Soul Singer" Poll, there has been 335 Votes so Far, and if you are Not One of them Voter's, Please Vote Now! (over to your Right). The Eleven Soul...
by Funky-Soul-Vinyls-Blog on May 6, 2013

Otis Redding/Aretha Franklin--Respect (1965/1967)

    Musical covers can be a bit of an art form in itself. Just because someone records a song for the first time doesn't make it the definitive version of that song, although because it's first, it often is recognized as such.  Th...

Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long (letra en inglés y traducción al español)

La cuarta dedicatoria de la semana es para aquella que tendría que tener entrada propia en este blog ya que ella es canción. Nuestra diva particular forma parte de un grupo llamado Covertones dedicado al noble propósito de recordarnos las buenas c...
by Corazón de Canción on Apr 11, 2013


The Date was around Late Summertime of 1988, the Takeaway Trade Never really picked up too much during that Summer, and things were getting Worse, Trade was Dropping and in turn that Meant I was Making Hardly any Money, and I can Remember the Takeawa...
by Funky-Soul-Vinyls-Blog on Mar 5, 2013


Here's the 170th Mix Selection for F.S.V.B, its a Christmas Special, its Called "Black Christmas Part 1"  Its been Mixed by Stevie G, and it Features some Great Christmas Tracks by amongst others: James Brown, Kurtis Blow, Stevie Wonder, Ot...
by Funky-Soul-Vinyls-Blog on Dec 12, 2012

Initial Memphis Hall of Fame class includes Al Green, B.B. King, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding

That there wasn’t one already seems unfathomable. Now that the Memphis Music Hall of Fame has been created, however, its inaugural class can assembled with a snap resembling the legendary hometown Stax Records logo. Al Green, B.B. King, Elvis P...
by Something Else Reviews on Oct 22, 2012

Otis Redding – A Change is Gonna Come

The 3rd track of Otis Redding’s 1965 album “Otis Blue” Video Rating: 4 / 5...
by Aretha Franklin fan site on Oct 5, 2012

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