Otis Redding died in a plane crash in Wisconsin on this day in 1967. Here he is performing his version of Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come.”
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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