Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul (often referred to simply as Otis Blue) is the third studio album by American soul singer Otis Redding. It was first released on September 15, 1965, by Volt Records. The album mainly consists of cover versions of other R&B and soul artists' hits, and, bar one track, was recorded in a 24-hour period over July 9 and 10, 1965, at the Stax Recording Studios in Memphis, Tennessee
Otis Redding's third album, and his first fully realized album, presents his talent unfettered, his direction clear, and his confidence emboldened, with fully half the songs representing a reach that extended his musical grasp. More than a quarter of this album is given over to Redding's versions of songs by Sam Cooke, his idol, who had died the previous December, and all three are worth owning and hearing
Otis Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. Redding's style of singing gained inspiration from the gospel music that preceded the genre. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s.
Исполнитель: Otis Redding. Ole man trouble - Remastered mono single/album version; remastered mono. 4. Respect - Remastered mono single/album version; remastered mono. 5. Change is gonna come - Remastered mono album version; remastered mono.
Album · 1965 · 40 Songs. On this 1965 album Redding cemented his place as the preeminent soul man, thanks to an impassioned vocal style that could veer from tender to urgent in the space of a verse. Highlights include two of his most enduring originals: I’ve Been Loving You Too Long and the attitude-laden swagger of Respect. Redding utterly transforms The Rolling Stones’ Satisfaction (I Can’t Get No) with his forceful vocals, while his take on Sam Cooke’s civil rights anthem A Change Is Gonna Come is wracked with emotion.
Otis Redding’s third studio album, Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul, was released on Stax Records in 1965. The majority of the songs on the record were written by Redding, and he was backed by Booker T. and the MGs, who were serving as Stax’s house band at the time. Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul Q&A. Primary Artists Aretha Franklin & Otis Redding. Producers Dave Porter, David Porter, Isaac Hayes & 4 more. King, Bert Berns, Herb Alpert & 11 more. Background Vocals Carolyn Franklin & Erma Franklin.
On July 8, 1965, Otis Redding was a young soul singer of modest renown, less than three months removed from releasing his first Top 10 r&b hit single. By July 10, he had become something else entirely: It took only 24 hours to lay down 10 of the 11 songs that would make up Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul, arguably the 1960s' greatest studio-recorded soul LP. (The only track not recorded at that time was the hit, "I've Been Loving You Too Long". Friends and associates had noticed Redding's growing confidence as a singer, and once Otis Blue hit shelves it was.
|1||Ole Man Trouble|
|3||Change Is Gonna Come|
|4||Down In The Valley|
|5||I've Been Loving You Too Long|
|9||Rock Me Baby|
|11||You Don't Miss Your Water|
- Manufactured By – Warner Music Japan Inc.
- Distributed By – Warner Music Japan Inc.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 4 943674 137213
- Rights Society: JASRAC
|VOLT 412, 412||Otis Redding||Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (LP, Album, Mono)||Volt, Volt||VOLT 412, 412||US||1965|
|ATCO 412, ATCO S-412||Otis Redding||Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (LP, Album, RE)||Atlantic, ATCO Records||ATCO 412, ATCO S-412||Germany||1969|
|588036||Otis Redding||Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (LP, Album)||Atlantic||588036||UK||1966|
|ATL.5041, ATL 5041||Otis Redding||Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (LP, Album, Mono)||Atlantic, Atlantic||ATL.5041, ATL 5041||UK||1965|
|SAL.5041, SAL 5041||Otis Redding||Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul (LP, Album)||Atlantic, Atlantic||SAL.5041, SAL 5041||UK||1965|