American singer-songwriter and producer who sang soul and blues songs like "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay."He is considered the King of Soul and influenced many groups such as The Beatles, The Doors, and Led Zeppelin.His music was influenced by Sam Cooke.BEFORE FAME
He sang for the Macon radio station WIBB every Sunday for six dollars. He had his own band called Otis and the Shooters.PERSONAL LIFE
He married Zelma Atwood on August 17, 1961 and they had four children together.FUN FACTS
Blues Singer Otis Redding were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Sapphire, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Snake, it is 246 days until Otis Redding next birthday.
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