Hole in Our Soul, by Martha Bayles.
Soulsville, U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records, by Rob Bowman.
Goin' Back to Memphis, by James Dickerson.
"Next Year in San Francisco," by Richard Goldstein.
Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern
Dream of Freedom, by Peter Guralnick.
Nowhere to Run: The Story of Soul Music, by Gerri Hirshey.
"Otis Redding, King of Them All," by Jon Landau.
Rolling Stone Encyclopedia
of Rock and Roll, by Jon Pareles and Patricia Romanowski, eds.
The Very Best of Otis Redding, Liner notes by Kevin Phinney.
Otis Blue/ Otis Redding Sings Soul, Liner notes by Bob Rolontz.
Black Popular Music in America, by Arnold Shaw.
Rock of Ages: The Rolling
Stone History of Rock and Roll, by Ed Ward, Geoffrey Stokes, and Ken Tucker.