12 Songs, 34 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Soul music derives from church music, and no singer took the fervor of the Southern pulpit to the secular stage like Otis Redding. This primer gathers up the best of his songs, both the chastising vamps over which he rants and roars (“Mr. Pitiful,” “Respect”) and the hymnals; slow-baked ballads that reach feverish intensity the longer Otis testifies (“My Lover’s Prayer,” “Try a Little Tenderness”). The promise of salvation is always to be found in the healing fire of his voice.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Soul music derives from church music, and no singer took the fervor of the Southern pulpit to the secular stage like Otis Redding. This primer gathers up the best of his songs, both the chastising vamps over which he rants and roars (“Mr. Pitiful,” “Respect”) and the hymnals; slow-baked ballads that reach feverish intensity the longer Otis testifies (“My Lover’s Prayer,” “Try a Little Tenderness”). The promise of salvation is always to be found in the healing fire of his voice.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
73 Ratings
73 Ratings
Kway74 ,

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I love it !!! I looked for most of these songs when I first got  music but couldn't find them. Finally

racket man ,

Otis Redding

Yes ,absolutely buy

cathy4221 ,

R.I.P Otis Redding ❤️🙏🏽

He has a great voice and his songs will be listened to for a very long time. A true legend and a very talented man! ❤️🙏🏽

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