Archive for the 'Otis Redding' Category

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

With an artist like Otis Redding, who is truly a legend in every sense of the word, the market bears countless compilations, greatest hits collections, and bargain basement truck stop best of’s. Both official and not so official. And yet, despite all of this (at times crude mass packaging) the power of the man’s music […]

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Released earlier this year, STAX Does The Beatles compiles tracks recorded between 1966-1972 rounding up Beatles cover versions from the Memphis label’s creative peak. Essential? Not really, but to no fault of the artists, as covering the Beatles is about as close as one can get to musically tripping over your own feet. Having said […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

My father-in-law passed away this week. “Dock of The Bay” was his favorite song. This one’s for you, Bob… “…It’s two thousand miles I roamed, just to make this dock my home.” Download: MP3: Otis Redding :: (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay ———- Amazon: Otis Redding – The Dock Of The Bay —————————————————————————————————————————— […]