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Shake! Otis at Monterey

Famend documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker captures Otis Redding in his ascendancy, singing on the historic Monterey Worldwide Pop Competition in June 1967. Comic Tom Smothers introduces Redding to a crowd that’s leaving — till Redding grabs them together with his charged rendition of “Shake.” Redding’s efficiency additionally contains “Respect” (which he wrote), “I’ve Been Loving You Too Lengthy,” “Satisfaction,” and “Attempt a Little Tenderness.” Tragically, Redding died in a aircraft crash six months later. An progressive filmmaker who began within the 1950s making experimental movies, Pennebaker garnered an Oscar nomination for Greatest Documentary Characteristic in 1993 for The Battle Room, his behind-the-scenes have a look at Invoice Clinton’s 1992 marketing campaign. His different topics have included Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, and David Bowie.

Duration: 19 min


IMDb: 8.0