The Date: June 17
The Movie: Shake! Otis at Monterey (1987)
What Is It?: Short film spotlighting Otis Redding’s complete set at Monterey. He charms the beads off the “love crowd” with a set built on unfashionable professionalism and timeless emotional honesty.
Why Today?: This day in 1967 is the second day of the three-day Monterey Pop Festival, and it’s the one Otis shook.