Radio Open Source: The Afterlife of Otis Redding

December 19, 2017
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Radio Open Source, a weekly program hosted by cultural journalist Christopher Lydon on WGBH radio, celebrates the enduring soul of Otis Redding on the anniversary of the plane crash that ended the singer's life and career. Berklee College of Music's Larry Watson, professor of ensembles, and Janice Pendarvis, associate professor of voice, talk about Redding's raw, soulful vocal style, still inimitable 50 years later.