Otis Redding Discography

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Original 45 releases(US)

The Shooters

She's alright / Tuff enough - Trans World 6908 * 1960

(re-released on Finer Arts 2016)

The Pinetoppers

Shout Bamalama / Fat girl - Confederate/Orbit 135 * 1960?

(re-released on Bethlehem 3083 * 1964, King 6149 * 1968, Conco 146 ?)

The abundace of different releases for Otis Redding's early efforts is explained as attempts to cash in once Otis Redding's carrer really took off.

The Conco release reported by Chris Brown.

Otis Redding

Gettin' hip / Gamma lama - Alshire 5082 (also Gerland 1001)

These arms of mine / Hey hey baby - Volt 103 * 1962

That's what my heart needs / Mary's little lamb - Volt 109 * 1963

Pain in my heart / Something is worrying me - Volt 112 * 1963

Come to me / Don't leave me this way - Volt 116 * 1964

Security / I want to thank you - Volt 117 * 1964

Chained and bound / Your one and only man - Volt 121 *1964

Mr. Pitiful / That's how strong my love is - Volt 124 * 1964

I've been loving you too long (to stop now) / I'm depending on you - Volt 126 * 1965

Respect / Old man trouble - Volt 128 * 1965

I can't turn you loose / Just one more day - Volt 130 * 1965

Satisfaction / Any ole way - Volt 132 * 1966

My lover's prayer / Don't mess with cupid - Volt 136 * 1966

Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa (Sad song) / Good to me - Volt 138 * 1966

Try a little tenderness / I'm sick ya'll - Volt 141 * 1966

I love you more than words can say / Let me come on home - Volt 146 * 1967

Shake / You don't miss your water - Volt 149 * 1967

Glory of love / I'm coming home - Volt 152 * 1967



Posthumous Releases

(Sittin' on) The dock of the bay / Sweet Lorene - Volt 157 * 1968

The happy song (Dum-dum) / Open the door - Volt 163 * 1968

Amen / Hard to handle - Atco 6592 * 1968

I've got dreans to remember / Nobody's fault but mine - Atco 6612 * 1968

White Christmas / Merry Christmas baby - Atco 6631 * 1968

Papa's got a brand new bag / Direct me - Atco 6636 * 1968

A lover's question / You made a man out of me - Atco 6654 * 1969

Love man / Can't turn you loose - Atco 6677 * 1969

Free me / (Your love has lifted me) Higher and higher - Atco 6700 * 1969

Look at that girl / That's a good idea - Atco 6723 * 1969

Demonstration / Johnny's heartbreak - Atco 6742 * 1969

Give away none of my love / Snatch a little piece - Atco 6766 * 1970

I've been loving you too long (live) / Try a little tenderness (live) - Atco 6802 * 1971

Thanks to Michael Lofthouse for adding this last 45, recorded at the Monterey pop festival in 1967. This record may have been promo-only. Also thanks to Michael for adding the Alshire/Gerland 45.

My girl / (same) - Atco 6907 * 1972 (promo only)

And thanks again to Chris Brown for this addition.

You left the water running / The Otis jam (by the Memphis Studio Band) - Stone 209 * 1976



Otis & Carla (duets with Carla Thomas)

Tramp / Tell it like it is - Stax 216 * 1967

Knock on wood / Let me be good to you Stax 228 * 1967

Lovey dovey / New year's resolution Stax 244 * 1968

When something is wrong with my baby / Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis Atco 6665 * 1969



Original Albums (US) full album track lists to follow...

Pain In My Heart - Atco 33-161 * 1/1964

The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads - Volt 411 * 3/1965

Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul - Volt 412 * 9/1965

The Soul Album - Volt 413 * 4/1966

Complete & Unbelievable - The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul - Volt 415 * 10/1966

King & Queen (with Carla Thomas) - Stax 716 * 3/1967

Live In Europe - Volt 416 * 7/1967

Posthumous Albums

The Dock Of The Bay - Volt 419 * 2/1968

The Immortal Otis Redding - Atco 33 252 * 6/1968

In Person At The Whiskey A Go Go - Atco 33 265 * 10/1968

Love Man - Atco 33 289 * 6/1969

Tell The Truth - Atco 33 333 * 7/1970

Live At The Monterey International Pop Festival - Reprise 2029 * 1971

one side, the other by Jimi Hendrix: Shake / Respect / I've Been Loving You Too Long / Satisfaction / Try A Little Tenderness

thanks again to Michael Lofthouse for providing the details for this LP.

It's Not Just Sentimental - Stax 1993

also on: Here come some soul from Otis Redding and Little Joe Curtis (4 pre-Stax tracks)

Many thanks to Pete Nickols, Vintage Soul for most of this discography.


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Free me stream it or download it

Look at that girl stream it or download it

You left the water running stream it or download it

Courtesy of Mike Lofthouse

White Christmas stream it or download it

Otis sleep on - Arthur Conley stream it or download it

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