Editors’ Notes Primarily recorded on July 9, 1965 in one 24-hour recording session, Otis Redding’s third album, Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul, remains one of the landmarks of mid-60s R&B and soul music. This Collector’s Edition is the definitive version, offering both the mono and stereo mixes of the album (which include several different takes among them, including the slower, expanded version of “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long”), singles, b-sides and live tracks featuring either a rough pick-up group or Redding’s seasoned house band. All of Redding’s interpretive and vocal power is here, in his inspired originals — “Respect,” which would become a huge hit for Aretha Franklin, “Ole Man Trouble," and “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” (written with Jerry Butler) in various mixes and versions — in the three Sam Cooke covers in tribute to the recently slain singer (“Change Gonna Come,” “Shake,” and “Wonderful World”), in the horn-powered cover of the Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction,” and more. The b-sides and alternate single mixes are a nice compliment, but it’s Otis on stage, feeding off the energy of the crowd and sending it back with his toughest, grittiest best that represents the full-dimension of his unique and never equaled talent.

SONG
Ole Man Trouble
1
2:36
 
Respect
2
2:10
 
Change Gonna Come
3
4:14
 
Down In the Valley
4
2:59
 
I've Been Loving You Too Long
5
3:01
 
Shake
6
2:40
 
My Girl
7
2:55
 
Wonderful World
8
3:30
 
Rock Me Baby
9
3:37
 
Satisfaction (I Can't Get No)
10
2:51
 
You Don't Miss Your Water
11
3:06
 
I've Been Loving You Too Long
12
3:31
 
I'm Depending On You
13
2:33
 
Respect
14
2:18
 
Ole Man Trouble
15
2:46
 
Any Ole Way
16
2:32
 
Shake (Live, 1967)
17
2:33
 
Ole Man Trouble (Live At the Whisky a Go Go, 1968)
18
3:55
 
Respect (Live At the Whisky a Go Go, 1968)
19
2:06
 
I've Been Loving You Too Long (Live At the Whisky a Go Go, 1968)
20
6:03
 
Satisfaction (I Can't Get No) [Live At the Whisky a Go Go, 1968]
21
4:34
 
I'm Depending On You (Live At the Whisky a Go Go, 1968)
22
3:03
 
Any Ole Way (Live At the Whisky a Go Go, 1968)
23
2:42
 
Ole Man Trouble
24
2:38
 
Respect
25
2:10
 
Change Gonna Come
26
4:21
 
Down In the Valley
27
2:58
 
I've Been Loving You Too Long
28
3:16
 
Shake
29
2:41
 
My Girl
30
2:55
 
Wonderful World
31
3:10
 
Rock Me Baby
32
3:28
 
Satisfaction (I Can't Get No)
33
2:49
 
You Don't Miss Your Water
34
2:48
 
Respect
35
1:56
 
I've Been Loving You Too Long (Live In Europe)
36
4:10
 
My Girl (Live In Europe)
37
2:42
 
Shake (Live In Europe)
38
2:53
 
Satisfaction (I Can't Get No) [Live In Europe]
39
2:53
 
Respect (Live In Europe)
40
3:06
 

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