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Otis on Otis


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If he stood for anything it was the pleasure of inventing, of finding an unforeseen angle to launch from or land on, of working with the Stax musicians—Booker T. and the MGs, with horn parts by the Mar-Keys—to build forms that took on independent life,... In the prolonged fadeouts there was always some further accent or nuance, a further flight of verbal free association. --Geoffrey O'Brien, NY Books, http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2017/09/28/otis-redding-five-magnificent-years/

Songs he sang, songs he coulda shoulda woulda, and more


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