Almost 50 years have elapsed since his death, but Otis Redding’s music lives on. ‘The Soul Album’ reminds us of what a prodigious talent the world lost.
The Chicago singer's single was a superbly soulful, horn-fuelled slice of real life.
The 1973 album 'Eat It' saw the British rock band growing ever more confident and autonomous.
The newly-expanded record arrives on Top Album Sales at No.9.
Wearing its crown well, ‘King & Queen’ saw Otis Redding team up with Carla Thomas for a laidback and playful album that included the hit single ‘Tramp.’
The great Otis Redding’s facility with a weepie, a pleadie, and a beg o’ ya was a considerable hallmark of his craft. This album has plenty.
One of the great double-sided hits of the era paired ‘Long Tall Sally' with ‘Slippin’ and Slidin.''
The scholarships will be named after a distinguished Stax recording artist or executive, including members of Booker T. and the MG’s, the Bar-Kays, Otis Redding, and William Bell.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
On January 30, 1965, the soul chart made its comeback in the pages of Billboard, and Motown ruled the roost.
Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great ones apart from the rest?
A history of the English music stylist with a difference – one told by the man himself.
With the right song, at the right moment, great film soundtracks can sear a cinematic moment into your mind forever. Here are just a few of our favorites.
Less than a month after his mysterious and tragic shooting, Sam was back in the charts with 'Shake.'