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, Comp” one page, 8.5 x 14, August 5, 1966. Royalties agreement between Redding and East Publications Inc. in which Redding sells the rights to his song, ‘Swinging on a String,’ with Redding receiving five cents per copy of piano copies and orchestration, 50% of all foreign sales, and mechanical reproductions. Agreement further states that Redding receives 100% of the money. Neatly signed at the bottom in black ink by Redding. In fine condition, with a few light wrinkles and bends. The song ‘Swinging on a String,’ appears on Redding’s 1970 posthumously released album Tell the Truth. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
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