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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Big O - Otis Redding

Otis would have turned 70 this Friday.  I have always wondered what the world would be like if he was still with us.  Photo via the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame (also gone).

William Bell - Tribute To A King

Lattimore Brown - Otis Is Gone, Pt. 1

Eddie Floyd - Big Bird 

Otis Redding - The Happy Song (Dum-Dum) 

This 1967 live show from the Stax/Volt tour in Norway has never been topped.


Greg G said...

Damn fine photo.

Debbie D said...

Thanks, Greg.

Anonymous said...

was an LP out in those days, LIVE IN EUROPE , on ATco, prob. with the Paris show. Similar to this. Think of Monterey as well....
bye amsterdamman

Pete in Va. said...

Oh man, first the Liberace Museum, now I learn the Georgia Music Hall of Fame--in Otis's Macon no less--is no more. Damn. That was the last bit of sanity by Zell Miller.

A really decent collection of displays but I especially liked the 2XL 8-track machine/game near the B-52s artifacts.

How sad. They could have a museum just about Otis but the other stuff was good too.

Long live the Big O.

Jukeboxmafia said...

Great post. Thanks Debbie.

Anonymous said...

By the way, next to the LP, there was also a DVD available in Europe, on some spooky label, of this show!
I got it at a gas station, or whatever around 2005.....that ''s in Netherlands.