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Birth Name: Otis Ray Redding, Jr.
Born: 1941/09/09
Birth Place: Dawson, Georgia, U.S.
Died: 1967/12/10
Years Active: 1960–67
Genres: Deep Soul, Southern Soul, Soul, Soul Blues

Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American soul singer. Redding was born in the small town of Dawson, Georgia. When he was five, his family moved to Macon, Georgia, where Redding sang in a church choir and as a teenager won the talent show at the Douglass Theatre for fifteen weeks in a row. His earliest influence was Little Richard (Richard Penniman), also a Macon resident. In 1960, Redding began touring the South with Johnny Jenkins and The Pinetoppers. That same year he made his first recordings, "Fat Gal" and "Shout Bamalama," with this group under the name "Otis Redding and The Pinetoppers," issued on the Orbit and Confederate record labels befo... Continue Bio >>


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