Local writer Lynell George wins Grammy for ‘Otis Redding Live at the Whisky A Go Go’

by RANDY LEWIS

From: L.A. Times

VNK4ZE2BNFCADELLGZ5H3W3D5QThe L.A. connection is strong in the winner of the Grammy Award for album notes.

It was awarded to veteran music writer, and former Times staff writer, Lynell George, for her notes for the box set “Otis Redding Live at the Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings,” documenting the  soul singer’s incendiary performances at the West Hollywood nightclub in 1966.

“For me the best part of this award is that it honors both Otis’ dream and his memory,” George told The Times after her win was announced. “L.A. was an integral spot on his path, it represented the next rung of fame — going from star to superstar. Those Whisky shows proved that he was more than ready.” Read Rest of the Article Here

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