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- Me, Myself, and I
- Otis Redding was born in the small town of Dawson, Georgia. At the age of 5, he moved with his family to Macon, Georgia. In 1960, Redding began touring the South with Johnny Jenkins and The Pinetoppers.In 1962, he made his first real mark in the music business during a Johnny Jenkins session when he recorded "These Arms of Mine," a ballad that Redding himself had written.Otis Redding continued to release for Stax/Volt, and built his fanbase by extensively touring a legendarily electrifying live show with support from fellow Stax artists Sam and Dave. Further hits between 1964 and 1966 included "Mr. Pitiful", "I Can't Turn You Loose", "Try a Little Tenderness", "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction", and "Respect". On December 10, 1967, Redding and six others were killed when the plane on which they were traveling crashed into Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin. In 2002, the city of Macon honored its native son, unveiling a memorial statue of Redding in the city's Gateway Park.
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