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Today’s Soul Birthdays – September 9
Billy Preston (American musician whose work encompassed R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel)
Inez Foxx (American rhythm and blues singer from duo Inez and Charlie Foxx)
Dee Dee Sharp Gamble (American R&B singer)
Elvin Ray Jones (American jazz drummer of the post-bop era)
Otis Redding (American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues)