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October is Otis Redding Month

Otis Redding
November 03, 2016 415Views
Celebrate Otis Redding
This Autumn marks the 75th anniversary of Otis Redding’s birthday; and there’s no better way to celebrate than with two exciting new releases from the Stax archives: the 6-CD Live at The Whiskey A Go Go: The Complete Recordings, and the 50th anniversary release of Complete & Unbelievable...The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul. Learn more about both titles below, plus enter to win a deluxe prize package featuring both albums, plus other Otis Redding goodies!
 
Otis Redding
Live at The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings
For the first time ever, experience Otis Redding's legendary 1966 Whisky A Go Go performances in their entirety!  This 6-CD collection features all seven sets by Redding, recorded over an April weekend at the famed Sunset Strip venue. The audio - remixed and remastered from the original analog 4-tracks, includes several unreleased recordings and between-song banter. Rounding out the package is a poster, plus new liner notes from Los Angeles-based journalist Lynell George and box set co-producer Bill Bentley.
 
Complete And Unbelievable The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul
Complete And Unbelievable...
The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul  (50th Anniversary Edition)
Otis Redding helped define soul music in 1966 with Complete And Unbelievable…The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul. The album, which peaked at #5 on the U.S. R&B charts, was once praised by critic Jon Landau as: "The finest record ever to come out of Memphis and certainly the best example of modern soul ever recorded." To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Redding’s fifth studio album (which includes such hits as "Try A Little Tenderness" and "Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)," this two-CD deluxe edition includes both stereo and mono mixes of the album plus eight rare bonus tracks. Also available on 180-gram vinyl as a 2-LP set, with a bonus 7".
 
Otis Redding Deluxe Sweepstakes
Enter to win both albums on CD, a limited-edition double-sided poster featuring album art from both titles, a Stax/Volt tote bag, PLUS a Dictionary of Soul Notebook!
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