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Otis Redding

Singer/Songwriter (9-Sep-1941 — 10-Dec-1967)


Geoff Brown. Otis Redding: Try a Little Tenderness. Canongate. 2003. 176pp.

Scott Freeman. Otis! The Otis Redding Story. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2001.

Jane Schiesel. The Otis Redding Story. Doubleday. 1973. 143pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1223)

  7. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.558-60)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.601)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.417)

  10. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.189)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.329)

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