48,419 total votes
Otis Redding

Otis Redding

Otis Ray Redding, Jr. 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 and rhythm and blues. His singing style was powerfully influential among soul artists of 1960s and helped exemplify the Stax sound. Born and raised in the US state of Georgia, Redding quit school at age 15 to support his family, working with Little Richard's backing band, the Upsetters, and also performing at talent shows for prize money. In 1958, he joined Johnny Jenkins's band, the Pinetoppers, and toured the Southern states as a driver and musician. An unscheduled appear ... more on Wikipedia

lists about Otis Redding

The Best Otis Redding Albums of All Time 159 votes Otis Redding is known to many as one of the best male vocalists of all time. List of the best Otis Redding albums, including...

Otis Redding is ranked on...

#78 of 1,751 People who voted for Otis Redding... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time 12.9M votes When VH1 polled fellow artists to name the greatest artists of all time, it seemed like a good idea---but in reality, the li...
#40 of 1,207 The Best Singers of All Time 1.2M votes Who are the best singers of all time? That's a tough question to ask. This list includes many of the greatest vocalists ev...
#43 of 259 The Best Blues Artists of All Time 76.9k votes Whether you like Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, or that bluesy broad Etta James, there's now denying they're all some of the ...
#54 of 789 People who voted for Otis Redding... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this The Best Rock Vocalists 825.3k votes The best rock vocalists of all time are the frontmen of our favorite rock bands or those solo artists whose voices are some ...
#63 of 899 These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time 310.8k votes If you ask anyone who has ever tried, it's tough to write one song, nevertheless a batch to be considered a songwriter. Add ...
#44 of 265 The Top Pop Artists of the 1960s 37.1k votes List of the best pop artists of the 60s, ranked. The 1960s may very well be the best decade for music in the rock era. Music...
#15 of 285 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely 169.0k votes Dead rock stars, ranked in order of how much potential great music was lost to this world by their untimely passing. Th...
#69 of 292 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters 141.6k votes Who is the best songwriter alive today? The musician responsible for the lyrics and music that's the most memorable, signifi...
#18 of 145 Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms 47.6k votes A hologram wish-list for dead musicians. At the Coachella Music Festival in April of 2012, a holographic image of the deceas...
#57 of 188 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time 137.6k votes These are the top male pop singers of all time. This list of male pop stars is for you to vote on to decide just who is the ...
#12 of 191 The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time 11.7k votes A list of the best R&B artists. Though the definition of the genre has skewed over the years, at the heart of R&B mu...
#7 of 141 The Greatest Musicians Who Died Before 40 29.6k votes   Some of the best musicians in history only lived for a few short decades. This list ranks those musicians whose live...
#24 of 400 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song? 65.8k votes Many of the world's greatest musicians remain highly respected even in death. The world often mourns the loss of t...
#57 of 289 The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like 81.3k votes What male singer's voice would you most like to have? This is a different question than "who are the best vocalists eve...
#5 of 43 The Greatest Musicians Who Died Before 30 29.4k votes List of the greatest musicians who died before they reached the age of 30. On this list you’ll find all of the musicians who...
Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time 351.1k views Rolling Stone's list of the 100 best singers of all-time includes some of the greatest vocalists in the history of recording...
Famous People (Allegedly) Killed Off By The Illuminati 13.1M views List of famous people killed by the Illuminati, with information about of each death and sacrifice. The Illuminati is a secr...
#2 of 210 The Best Soul Singers/Groups of All Time 24.6k votes Combining elements of jazz, R&B, and traditional gospel music, soul is a genre that became popular in the 1950s and hasn...
Kids of Dead Musicians: How Are They Doing Today? 644.9k views Music can transform the soul and the musicians who write, produce, sing, and play our favorite songs can feel like a best ...
#82 of 405 Saddest Deaths Ever 245.4k votes Humans are not emotionless, cold-blooded animals. Those whom we call cold-blooded were, deep down inside, just like the rest...
Famous People Who Died in Plane Crashes 200.6k views This is a list of notable human fatalities resulting from aviation accidents and incidents. Many of these famous people who ...
Rock Stars and Bands that Died in Plane Crashes 370.9k views List of rock stars and bands that died in planes crashes. Aviation accidents have been the cause of many famous fatalities (...
#1 of 18 The Best Southern Soul Bands/Artists 287 votes Southern soul artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good southern soul bands includes a filter s...
10 Rock Stars Who Died at 26 38.3k views List of rock stars who died at age 26. This list features rock stars from any era who died at the age of 26. They come fro...
People We Wish Were Still Alive 10 views

Otis Redding is also found on...

Stax Records Complete Artist Roster Famous People From Georgia Atlantic Records Complete Artist Roster Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage Famous People Who Died Young Famous Male Singer-songwriters Famous People Who Died in Air Disasters Grammy Award For Best R&B Song Nominees List Grammy Award for Best R&B Song Winners List Atco Records Complete Artist Roster Sundazed Records Complete Artist Roster Men On Stamps: List Of Men On US Postage Famous People Who Died in Madison Rhino Entertainment Complete Artist Roster Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Winners List