The Mind‘s Eye show
Southern Music Stories: Otis Redding & Lynyrd Skynyrd
Legendary music manager, promoter, and producer Alan Walden talks about working with classic R&B and Rock n roll acts like his best friend Otis Redding, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Sam & Dave, and Percy Sledge. Alan shares personal stories featured in his memoir Southern Man: Music and Mayhem in the American South. Including tales of backroom brawls fighting with Otis and Ronnie Van Zandt, the tragedy of loss of his dear friend Otis, and the many of lessons learned on the hard road to success.