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Was this the best soul music concert ever?

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SCAN0023We saw this show at the Palace theatre in Manchester in 1967, before Otis Redding had recorded “Dock of the Bay” – which was the first posthumous record to reach No 1 in the charts.

Booker T and the MGs provided the backing for all the artists and it was truly a night to remember.Otis

Inside this outer wrapper was a programme titled the Otis Redding Show with photographs and biographies of all the artists, starting with Otis Redding.

Then Arthur Conley with his hit “Sweet Soul Music”, Booker T & the MGs famous for “GreenOnions”, Sam and Dave, and finally Eddie Floyd who had a hit with “Knock on Wood” at the time.

Today is the 50th anniversary of the release of Otis’s debut album “Pain in my heart” (which is being re-released in a limited edition).


Author: mikethepsych

He says he's a psychologist but aren't we all?

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