For the First Time - Digitally Released As High Resolution Downloads 192kHz/24bit Classic Soul Titles from the Archives of Atlantic Records and Rhino Records.
THIS ALBUM DOWNLOAD FEATURES HIGH RESOLUTION COVER ART ONLY. LINER NOTES ARE NOT AVAILABLE.
Otis Redding, an influential icon in soul music, had his life cut tragically short. The Dock of the Bay
, one of several posthumous releases, is one of Redding’s most celebrated recordings. The album flourishes with hard pounding and intense soul showcasing Redding’s gritty vocal range. The album listed on Rolling Stone
’s 500 “Greatest Albums of All Time” features the smash-hit singles, “I Love You More Than Words Can Say,” “The Glory of Love,” and Redding’s biggest hit “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay,” which topped the pop and R&B charts. In 1968, the single won Otis Redding two GRAMMY® Awards, one for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and one for Best R&B Song. The album peaked at #4 on Billboard
’s Top 200 and #1 on Billboard
’s Top R&B albums. Experience one of Rolling Stone
’s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” with startling clarity.
ReviewsMy shelves contain a dozen versions of this - vinyl, reissues, the singles, CDs up the keister - but damn, this download has air, space and authenticity. If the waves at the beginning of "Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay" don't transport you, then you've never been to the seaside. - Ken Kessler, Hi-fi News & Record Review