Otis Redding III, child of Otis Redding, died at 59. Redding continued his father’s musical legacy as a singer, composer, and guitarist by performing with his brothers as “The Reddings.” Let’s look closer at Otis Redding III, Otis Redding’s son, and the specific circumstances surrounding his death.
Reason for Otis Redding III Death:
Otis Redding III, Otis Redding’s son and a Macon musical hero, died at 59. According to Leon Jones, Bibb County Coroner, Otis Redding III passed away on Tuesday around 9:45 a.m. Numerous artists who worked with Otis Redding III over the years confirmed his passing. Leon Jones, the Bibb County Coroner, claims that Otis Redding III died of an unidentified illness. The exact Otis Redding III reason for death hasn’t been uncovered. As indicated by Jones, his family will say something sometime in the afternoon.
Who is Otis Redding III?
He founded the well-known funk, disco, and soul group The Reddings with his brother Dexter (bass and vocals), Mark Lockett (drums, keys, and lead vocals), and Otis Redding III (guitar). Otis composed, produced, and performed music. He actively supported The Otis Redding Foundation and attended the annual Otis Redding Singer/Songwriter Camp. Two of their most well-known songs are The Awakening and Remote Control. Between 1980 and 1988, the band released six albums as a unit. They released their album The Reddings on November 26, 1988, and it peaked at number 88 on the US Billboard album chart. On November 26, 1988, it had the number-one hit song “Call The Law,” which peaked at number 16 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart. The track “Remote Control” from The Reddings’ debut album, The Awakening, reached number six on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart.
Tributes to Otis Redding III:
Numerous individuals expressed their deepest sympathies to his family and their love for him. His supporters and fans have been upset by the news of this incident. Daniel Ford, a musician, wrote: Otis Redding III, RIP. In 1987, shortly after I joined Doc, we went to Macon’s Capricorn Studio to record some album demos. Otis was running the studio at that point and designed every one of the accounts. Talk about slicing! It was enjoyable five times. My left-handed brother flies high. Jackson Daniel penned: Saddened to read this morning of Otis Redding, III’s passing, and fondly recalling his visit to Forsyth in July 2018 to perform at the Monroe County Fine Arts Center. He did a good job honouring his father’s legacy and helped many young people in Middle Georgia. Godspeed, O3! “