King of Soul: Otis Redding

King of Soul: Otis Redding

Laura Beth Peters and Lainie Stubblefield

Born in Dawson, Ga., Otis Redding, Jr. and his family moved to Macon when he was two years old. At an early age, he began his career as a singer and musician in the choir of the Vineville Baptist Church. 

On this episode, we will discuss this legend that left us all too soon. 

If you are anywhere near Macon, GA and are looking for something for a musically-interested young person to do this summer. Check out all the programs and camps available through the Otis Redding Foundation: Book mentioned: "Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life" by Jonathan Gould, Otis Redding Museum: Stax Museum: Best of all, take a listen, Otis Redding playlist:

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