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Otis Redding’s ‘Dock of the Bay’ Legacy

The song was recorded 18 days before his death. In March 1968, for the first time, a song released posthumously hit #1. The sad tale of a bittersweet success

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March 16, 2017: The Kinks’ Ray Davies Gets Knighted

He’s a well-respected man! The co-founder of the British Invasion band received his honours in a ceremony presided by the Prince of Wales

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March 16, 2019: Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, Dies

He was given the title ‘King of the Surf Guitar’ by his fellow surfers, with whom he surfed from sun-up to sun-down. RIP, Dick Dale!

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