Singer, known as the ‘King of Soul,’ who died tragically in a plane crash at the age of 26; a month later ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay’ was posthumously released and became his only number one single. DS, signed “Otis Redding, Jr.,” one page, 8.5 x 14, September 12, 1963. Royalties agreement between Redding, Phil Walden and East Publications Inc. in which they sell the rights to their song, ‘Oh Yeah,’ receiving five cents per copy of piano copies and orchestration, 50% of all foreign sales, performing fees,and mechanical reproductions. Redding and Walden will split the royalties 50-50. Signed at the conclusion by Redding and Walden. In fine condition, with a central horizontal crease, and a light diagonal crease to top portion. Walden was co-founder of Capricorn Records and served as Redding’s manager from 1959 until Redding's death in 1967. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RRAuction COA.
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