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Otis Redding

Dave Marsh, Let It Rock, January 1974

LET'S GET one thing straight. Otis Redding's posthumous rise to the Kingship of soul is highly suspect. He earned the accolade a little too easily for a hardened cynic not to be wary of him.

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