Otis Redding

9th Sept 1941, Born on this day, Otis Redding, American singer-songwriter, record producer. After appearing at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, Redding wrote and recorded his iconic '(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay' with Steve Cropper. The song became the first posthumous No.1 record on the Billboard Hot 100 and The Dock of the Bay became the first posthumous album to reach No.1 on the UK Albums Chart. Redding was killed in a plane crash on 10th December 1967.



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