Editors’ Notes During the summer of ’65, Otis Redding spent 24 hours at Stax Recording Studios in Memphis, waxing a slew of blues-infused covers spiked with a few of his own original cuts thrown in for good measure. The results show off the full range of his powerful, supple voice—and make for one of the hottest-burning albums in the history of soul music. Sam Cooke's moving "Change Is Gonna Come" drips with raw emotion, while Redding proves a potent foil for the funk of Solomon Burke's "Down in the Valley” and sings with gleeful abandon throughout a horn-driven take on the Stones' “Satisfaction.”

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Ole Man Trouble
1
2:38
 
Respect
2
2:07
 
Change Is Gonna Come
3
4:14
 
Down In the Valley
4
2:59
 
I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)
5
3:01
 
Shake
6
2:40
 
My Girl
7
2:55
 
Wonderful World
8
3:11
 
Rock Me Baby
9
3:24
 
Satisfaction
10
2:45
 
You Don't Miss Your Water
11
2:49
 

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