45 years ago, Stax Records released Otis Redding’s iconic song “(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay.” The song was recorded just days before Redding’s death at age 26. Charlie Rose reports.
Although he was only 26 years old at the time of his death, Redding had already released numerous hit songs and albums and become a successful performer, songwriter, producer and businessman. Recorded just three days before the plane crash, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay,” became his 17th straight hit and first million-seller and remains one of his most popular songs.
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