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Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American soul singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the major figures in soul music and rhythm and blues (R), and one of the greatest singers in popular music. His open-throated singing was an influence on other soul singers of the 1960s, and he helped to craft the lean and powerful style of R that formed the basis of the Stax Sound. After appearing at the 1967 Monterey Pop

Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American soul singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the major figures in soul music and rhythm and blues (R), and one of the greatest singers in popular music. His open-throated singing was an influence on other soul singers of the 1960s, and he helped to craft the lean and powerful style of R that formed the basis of the Stax Sound. After appearing at the 1967 Monterey Pop

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Donny Hathaway, American soul singer, died on this day in 1979...
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Jackie Wilson./ What I loved was his singing a song no one's re-made: "To Be Loved"
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Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American soul singer and songwriter. A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which made the US R charts, and frequently crossed over to the US Billboard Hot 100. Among his best known hits are "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Mustang Sally" and "Funky Broadway". The impact of Pickett's songwriting and recording led to his 1991 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American soul singer and songwriter. A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which made the US R charts, and frequently crossed over to the US Billboard Hot 100. Among his best known hits are "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Mustang Sally" and "Funky Broadway". The impact of Pickett's songwriting and recording led to his 1991 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

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We lost another music legend! R.I.P Bobby Womack Dead: Soul Singer Dies at 70 | Music News | Rolling Stone

We lost another music legend! R.I.P Bobby Womack Dead: Soul Singer Dies at 70 | Music News | Rolling Stone

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KEM Owens, professionally known as "'KEM'", is an Nigerian American R/soul singer, songwriter, and producer. He was raised in Detroit, Michigan.

KEM Owens, professionally known as "'KEM'", is an Nigerian American R/soul singer, songwriter, and producer. He was raised in Detroit, Michigan.

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Eric Benét Jordan | R&B and Neo Soul singer-songwriter.
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Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942-December 26, 1999) was an American soul singer, songwriter, & record producer. From his anthemic music with The Impressions during the 60s Civil Rights Movement to composing film soundtracks like Super Fly & Sparkle, he's highly regarded as a pioneer of funk & of politically conscious African-American music. He won the Grammy Legend & Lifetime Achievement Awards, is a double inductee into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, & is a 2-time Grammy Hall of Fame…

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942-December 26, 1999) was an American soul singer, songwriter, & record producer. From his anthemic music with The Impressions during the 60s Civil Rights Movement to composing film soundtracks like Super Fly & Sparkle, he's highly regarded as a pioneer of funk & of politically conscious African-American music. He won the Grammy Legend & Lifetime Achievement Awards, is a double inductee into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, & is a 2-time Grammy Hall of Fame…

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Iconic soul singer Otis Redding waiting backstage at Hunter College in New York City in January 1967. Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Corbis.

Iconic soul singer Otis Redding waiting backstage at Hunter College in New York City in January 1967. Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Corbis.

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