Soul Superstar died at age 26. His classics including RESPECT by Aretha live on.

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Try A Little Tenderness

Otis Redding wrote R E S P E CT, recorded by Aretha Franklin, plus Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay with Soul Man guitarist Steve Cropper. He grew up in the Macon Georgia area and quit school at 15 to help his family earn a living. Otis played in Little Richard’s backup band. Unbelievably, Otis died at the age of 26. His memory lives on in his astounding music.

 

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