Born Otis Ray Redding, Jr., Otis is known for being an iconic musical figure in American history. Known for classic records like "Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay", "Respect" and "Try a Little Tenderness", Reding passed away at the young age of 26 due to a tragic airplane crash in 1967. Born in Dawson, Georgia, Redding was surrounded by music from a young age. During his childhood, Redding grew up singing in churches, and learning to play guitar, piano and drums. Inspired by other musicians like Little Richard and Sam Cooke, Redding performed at churches and talent contests. If you love everything about Otis Redding, you'll have to scoop up one of these printed tshirts. Add a little soul into your wardrobe with a retro-inspired tshirt featuring Otis Redding and his classic song, "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay" or "Respect". For a cool throwback look, opt for one of our Otis Redding tshirts which include the concert posters for the King of Soul. For a classic look, look towards one of our minimalist Otis Redding tshirts, featuring an image of the musician and his name on the center. With his signature style and emotional vocals, Redding is known for being a legendary figure in the history of Southern soul music in America.