Definition of Redding, Otis in US English:

Redding, Otis

proper noun

  • (1941–67), US singer. He was one of the most influential soul singers of the late 1960s. It was not until the Monterey pop festival in 1967 that he gained widespread recognition. “Dock of the Bay,” released after his death in an airplane crash, became a number-one US hit in 1968.


Redding, Otis