Always think different from the next person. Don’t ever do a song as you heard somebody else do it.

As I was growing up, I did a lot of talent shows. I won fifteen Sunday nights straight in a series of talent shows in Macon. I showed up the sixteenth night, and they wouldn’t let me go on any more.

Sept. 9, 1941 – Dec. 10, 1967

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Image result for otis redding imagesCarla Thomas, Otis Redding and Booker T. Jones at a London recording studio during their 1967 European tour

photo by Jim Marshall


We’ve been loving you too long to stop now.


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