Otis Redding

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 750 to 741

By Steve Crawford | February 25, 2021

a swaggering sexual boast

The Early Bird: Top New Releases 5-18-18 – 5-24-18

By Iman Lababedi | May 18, 2018

Otis Lit his chemicals

1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1960s – 650 to 641

By Steve Crawford | March 24, 2018

Otis Redding took the song from Wright in the same way that Aretha took “Respect” from Otis

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 11-17-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 17, 2013

Slippin And Slidin – Otis Redding – One of the great covers mostly because Redding has one of the great voices, but also because Little Richard was a teen phenom and his original sounds like a pop song, Redding sounds like a soul song – A

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 9-24-13

By Iman Lababedi | September 24, 2013

Hard To Handle – The Black Crowes – The apex of the Southern boogie boy’s coolness came with this Otis Redding cover which they whitened while shaking it up – A

The 25 Greatest Stax on Wax Tracks

By Steve Crawford | September 23, 2013

As Sun’s influenced waned in the early 1960s, Stax Records opened on McLemore Avenue in Memphis and would become the home for guitarist Steve Cropper, bassist Duck Dunn, drummer Al Jackson, Jr., organist Booker T. Jones, as well as songwriters David Porter and Isaac Hayes