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Otis Redding: Mr Cool and The Clique From Memphis

uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 17 September 1966

OTIS REDDING is unbelievably cool. Or is it just travel-weariness. Who knows? When he landed on English soil last week to introduce himself and prepare the ground for his forthcoming tour, he'd been flying about all day and hadn't had too much sleep.

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