Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The American Music Icon Series Presents The Big O

This week we go Memphis,to Soulville USA, to pay homage to Stax Recording Studio's favorite son, Otis Ray Redding.    Otis is considered to be one of the greatest singers in American pop music...who can be described as Mr. Soul, Mr. Pitiful, but around here we call him the Big O.  Otis left his mark on soul music with tunes like:

I've Been Loving You Too Long - William Bell
These Arms Of Mine - Joan Osborne
I've Got Dreams To Remember - B.B. Major
Shout Bam A Lama B2B with 
Wet Willie and Mickey Murray
Wholesale Love - Arthur Conley
Security - Irma Thomas
Mr. Pitiful - Doug Sahm
Cigarettes and Coffee - Sweet Linda Devine
Fa Fa Fa FA Fa (Sad Song) - Lou Rawls
Try  Little Tenderness B2B with 
Katie Webster and Jack Lemmon
You Left The Water Running - Dan Penn
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay -The Staple Singers
Tribute To The King - Johnny Jenkins
Otis Is Gone  Parts 1 and 2 (fade) - Lattimore Brown

This podcast is strictly by the numbers

No comments: