On December 10, 1967.

Otis Reding

On December 10, 1967, Otis Redding died aged 26. He was singer, songwriter, record producer and arranger,  considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and one of the most important singers in soul and rhythm and blues music. He was known by the nicknames The Big O, The Mad Man from Macon, Rockhouse Redding and The King of Soul.

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