So many great musical artists have died in plane crashes. On this day in 1967, 47 years ago, the plane carrying Otis Redding crashed in Madison,
Ben Cauley was the only member of the band to survive the crash. A storm is believed to have been the main factor of the crash.
Just four months after
died, his song “Sittin’ On The Dock of The Bay” took the Number One spot on the
pop charts. Redding
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events. I will make every effort to keep events localized to that of my research or research I am conducting for others. However, from time to time, it will simply be a subject that captured my attention.