Otis Reading

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6M0120100726

Stuart Maconie assesses of the life and music of American soul singer Otis Redding.

Stuart Maconie presents the first in a two-part assessment of the life and music of American soul legend Otis Redding.

A look at Otis's early years including his string of early-to-mid-60s hits that advanced the Memphis-based Stax/Volt sound.

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Stuart Maconie assesses of the life and music of American soul singer Otis Redding.

Stuart Maconie presents the story of soul legend Otis Redding - with contributions from Jerry Butler, writer Peter Guralnick and DJ Hamp Swain.

6M02 LAST20100727

Stuart Maconie concludes a tribute to soul singer-songwriter Otis Redding.

The Otis Reading Story Part 2 - Stuart Maconie concludes a tribute to soul singer/songwriter Otis Redding who died in 1967, leaving a distinctive repertoire that includes Try a Little Tenderness, Tramp, and his posthumous US number one hit, (Sittin' on the) Dock of the Bay.

6M02 LAST20110617

Stuart Maconie concludes a tribute to soul singer-songwriter Otis Redding.

Stuart Maconie looks back at Otis Redding's classic songs and albums recorded for Stax and his mesmerising performance at the 1967 Monterey festival.

Including interviews with Otis guitarist Steve Cropper, trumpeter Wayne Jackson and co-songwriter Jerry Butler.