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Otis Redding

Sitting On A Dock Of A Bay

  • Space
  • Pop
  • Soul
  • Acoustic
  • Country
song from
  • 1968
  • 1976
  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 2009

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“(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” is a song co-written by soul singer Otis Redding and guitarist Steve Cropper. It was first recorded by Otis Redding in 1967, just days before his death. It was released posthumously on Stax Records’ Volt label in 1968, becoming the first posthumous single to top the charts in the US. It charted at number 3 on the UK Singles Chart. Read on...

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Popular in Soul (See Charts): On The Line, Music And Me, Fall Again, I'll Be There, It's A Man's Man's World, Stand By Me, I Got You (I Feel Good), (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, Upside Down, and Isn't She Lovely.


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