The Essential Memphis Library: Otis Redding’s ‘Otis Blue’

By Updated: April 23, 2020 6:18 AM CT | Published: April 23, 2020 4:00 AM CT Subscribers Only

From Sam Cooke to Motown, blues to the British Invasion to his own classic songwriting, Otis Redding’s groundbreaking 1965 album turned everything it touched into one man’s soulful sound. 

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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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