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Otis Redding - The Dock Of The Bay mp3 track

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Performer: Otis Redding
Title: The Dock Of The Bay
Country: US
Released: 1968
Style: Rhythm & Blues, Soul
Category: Funk, Soul
Rating: 4.4 ✦
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A1 (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
Written-By – Otis Redding, Steve Cropper
2:38
A2 I Love You More Than Words Can Say
Written-By – Booker T. Jones, Eddie Floyd
2:50
A3 Let Me Come On Home
Written-By – Booker T. Jones, Otis Redding
2:53
A4 Open The Door
Written-By – Otis Redding
2:21
A5 Don't Mess With Cupid
Written-By – Deanie Parker, Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper
2:28
B1 The Glory Of Love
Written-By – Billy Hill
2:38
B2 I'm Coming Home
Written-By – Otis Redding
3:03
B3 Tramp
Featuring – Carla ThomasVocals – Otis ReddingWritten-By – James McCracklin*, Lowell Fulsom
2:32
B4 The Huckle-Buck
Written-By – Andy Gibson, Roy Alfred
2:58
B5 Nobody Knows You (When You're Down And Out)
Written-By – Jimmie Cox*
3:10
B6 Ole Man Trouble
Written-By – Otis Redding
2:36

Credits

  • Design [Album Design] – Loring Eutemey
  • Liner Notes – Jon Landau
  • Photography By [Backliner Photo] – Jerry Cunningham*
  • Photography By [Cover Photo] – Jim Marshall
  • Producer – Steve Cropper

Notes

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Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VOLT S-419, S 419 Otis Redding The Dock Of The Bay ‎(LP, Album, Ter) Volt, Volt VOLT S-419, S 419 US 1968
SD 419 Otis Redding The Dock Of The Bay ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 419 Canada 1968
VOLT S-419, VOLT 419, S 419 Otis Redding The Dock Of The Bay ‎(LP, Album) Volt, Volt, Volt VOLT S-419, VOLT 419, S 419 US 1968
7567-80254-2, 7567-80254-2 YG Otis Redding The Dock Of The Bay ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) ATCO Records, ATCO Records 7567-80254-2, 7567-80254-2 YG Europe 2000
SD 33-288 Otis Redding The Dock Of The Bay ‎(LP, Album, RE, Ter) Atco Records SD 33-288 US 1969


The Dock of the Bay is the first of a number of posthumously released Otis Redding albums, and his seventh studio album. It contains a number of singles and B-sides dating back to 1965 and one of his best known songs, the posthumous hit "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay". In 2003, the album was ranked number 161 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

One of Redding’s most famous songs, this was recorded shortly before he and most of his band were killed in a plane crash. The song was then released later in 1968, where it had great success and won awards, including two Grammys (Best R&B Song and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance). It would soon become the first posthumous hit in . music chart history, and arguably the biggest pop hit of Redding’s career. Dock of the Bay is sampled in many popular songs, including tracks by De La Soul, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and Blackalicious.

Otis Redding wrote the first verse of the song, under the abbreviated title "Dock of the Bay," on his promoter Bill Graham's rented houseboat at Waldo Point in Sausalito, California in August 1967. Many songs by Otis Redding were co-written was guitarist Steve Cropper. This song wasn't an exception. The song's two co-writers exchanged ideas while playing the song. The song was covered many times by a wide range of various artists. Sammy Hagar made a cover of the song as a non-album single in 1979 with Steve Cropper on guitar and Boston's members Brad Delp, Sib Hashian, and Barry Goudreau on backup vocals. Otis Redding's sons Dexter and Otis III along with their cousin Mark (known as The Reddings) covered this song in 1982. Michael Bolton's cover reached the eleventh chart position in the US in 1987.

Cropper produced the album when Redding died, including this track with various songs Redding had recorded the last few years. In a 1990 interview on NPR's Fresh Air, Cropper explained: "Otis was one of those kind of guys who had 100 ideas. Anytime he came in to record he always had 10 or 15 different intros or titles, or whatever. Victoria from Sausalito, CaThe Sausalito Wooden Boat Tour includes a visit to the actual dock where Otis wrote 'Dock of the Bay' and also to the old tug which contains the actual table, purchased at auction, upon which he wrote the song. Don't miss the tour next time you are looking for things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area!

Otis Redding's grainy, vulnerable voice electrifies everything from laments like "Let Me Come On Home" and "I'm Coming Home to See About You" to rocking workouts "Tramp" (featuring an especially sassy Carla Thomas) and "The Huckle-Buck. Recorded three days before the 1967 plane crash that took his life, the title track simmers with a magical melancholy and kicks off an album devoted largely to homeward yearnings. The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding. The Dock of the Bay is a testament to the gritty power of horn-driven Memphis soul, Stax-style. Otis Redding's grainy, vulnerable voice electrifies everything from laments like "Let Me Come On Home" and "I'm Coming Home to See About You" to rocking workouts "Tramp" (featuring an especially sassy Carla Thomas) and "The Huckle-Buck.

In 2003, the album was ranked number 161 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The Dock of the Bay is the first of a number of posthumously released Otis Redding albums, and his seventh studio album. It contains a number of singles and B-sides dating back to 1965 and one of his best known songs, the posthumous hit " (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay ".