Category 1958

The Talented Otis Redding Part One

The Talented Otis Redding Part One

Otis Redding
Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s. During his lifetime, his recordings were produced by Stax Records, based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Otis Redding

Otis Redding in January 1967
Background information
Birth name
Otis Ray Redding, Jr.
Also known as
* The Big O
* The Mad Man from Macon
* Rockhouse Redding
* The King of Soul
Born
September 9, 1941
Dawson, Georgia, U.S.
Died
December 10, 1967 (aged 26)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Genres
*...

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The Talented Kenny Rogers Part One

The Talented Kenny Rogers Part One

Kenneth Ray Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Kenny Rogers

Rogers, concert, Chumash Casino Resort hall, Santa Ynez, California, September 27, 2006.
Background information
Birth name
Kenneth Ray Rogers
Born
August 21, 1938 (age 78)
Origin
Houston, Texas, United States
Genres
* Country pop adult contemporary soft rock rock jazz
Occupations
* Singer songwriter actor record producer entrepreneur
Instruments
* Vocals guitar bass guitar harmonica fiddle
Years active
1958–present
Labels
* Cue Carlton Mercury United Artists Giant Reprise Atlantic Curb RCA Dreamcatcher Capitol WEA Warner Bros.
Associated acts
* The Scholars The Bobby Doyle...

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