Music Moment: Otis Redding's Greatest Hit Turns 49
- Redding, who hailed from Macon, recorded that song on December 7, 1967. Just three days later, he would die in a plane crash. This song was the first ever posthumous #1 single in the U.S.
- Today, Maconites and the rest of Georgia remember a favorite son by the name of Otis Redding.