100+ Best Songs By Otis Redding

Best Songs By Otis Redding

“King of Soul”, also known as Otis Ray Redding, was one of the most popular American singers and a songwriter. In addition, he was a composer and record producer. He released hundreds of songs. But due to a plane crash, he lost his life and we lost a precious gem. Although he is dead, his songs are still alive. That’s why here, we mentioned a list of 100+ best songs by Otis Redding.

Otis Redding was known for his ability to convey emotions through his voice and was considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American music. His singing style came from the precedent of his musical genre, gospel music which influenced many other soul singers of the 1960s. During his lifetime, his recordings were produced by Stax Records.

Talking about the best songs by Otis Redding, they are For Your Precious Love, Free Me, Respect, Rock Me Baby, Direct Me, Don’t Mess With Cupid, Down In The Valley, Chained And Bound, Champagne And Wine, Cigarettes & Coffee, and a lot more.

Apart from these, there are hundred more songs by Otis Redding. To know more about those songs, you should read the full article.

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100+ Best Songs By Otis Redding

Otis moved with his family to Macon when he was only three years old. The reason behind it was the illness that his father had. He abandoned his studies, began working with group bands, sang with teenage quartered, and later became the lead singer of The Upsetters band.

Songs Starting With “A”

  • A Change Is Gonna Come
  • A Fool For You
  • A Lover’s Question
  • A Waste Of Time
  • A Woman, a Lover, a Friend
  • Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone
  • Amen
  • Any Ole Way
  • Are You Lonely For Me Baby

Songs Starting With “B”

  • Baby, Let Me Be Good To You
  • Bring It On Home To Me

Songs Starting With “C”

  • Chained And Bound
  • Champagne And Wine
  • Cigarettes And Coffee
  • Come To Me

Songs Starting With “D”

  • Day Tripper
  • Direct Me
  • Don’t Mess With Cupid
  • Down In The Valley
  • Dreams To Remember
  • Dum-Dum-Dum (Happy Song)

Songs Starting With “E”

  • Everybody Makes a Mistake

Songs Starting With “F”

  • Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa (sad song)
  • For Your Precious Love
  • Free Me

Songs Starting With “G”

  • Gamma Lama
  • Good To Me
  • Got To Get Myself Together
  • Groovin’ Time

Songs Starting With “H”

  • Hard To Handle
  • Hawg For You
  • Hey Hey Baby
  • Higher And Higher
  • Home In Your Heart

Songs Starting With “I”

  • I Can See Clearly Now
  • I Can’t Turn You Loose
  • I Love You More Than Words Can Say
  • I Need You Lovin’
  • I Want To Thank You
  • I’ll Let Nothing Separate Us
  • I’m A Changed Man
  • I’m Coming Home To See About You
  • I’m Depending On You
  • I’m Sick Y’all
  • I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
  • I’ve Got Dreams To Remember
  • It Takes Two
  • It’s Growing
  • It’s Too Late

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Songs Starting With “J”

  • Just One More Day

Songs Starting With “K”

  • Keep Your Arms Around Me
  • Knock On Wood

Songs Starting With “L”

  • Let Me Come On Home
  • Lobey Dovey
  • Look At That Girl
  • Louie Louie
  • Love Have Mercy
  • Love Man
  • Loving By The Pound
  • Lucille

Songs Starting With “M”

  • Mary’s Little Lamb
  • Merry Christmas Baby
  • Mr. Pitiful
  • My Girl
  • My Lovers Prayer

Songs Starting With “N”

  • New Year’s Resolution
  • Nobody Knows You
  • Nobody Knows You (When You’re Down And Out)
  • Nobody’s Fault But Mine
  • Nothing Can Change This Love

Songs Starting With “O”

  • Ole Man Trouble
  • Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis
  • Open The Door

Songs Starting With “P”

  • Pain In My Heart
  • Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag

Songs Starting With “R”

  • Respect
  • Rock Me Baby

Songs Starting With “S”

  • (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay
  • Satisfaction
  • Scratch My Back
  • Security
  • Shake
  • She Put The Hurt On Me
  • Shout Bamalama
  • Something Is Worrying Me
  • Stand By Me
  • Stay In School
  • Sweet Lorene

Songs Starting With “T”

  • Tell It Like It Is
  • Tell The Truth
  • Tennessee Waltz
  • That’s A Good Idea
  • That’s How Strong My Loves Is
  • That’s What My Heart Needs
  • The Dog
  • The Glory Of love
  • The Huckle-Buck
  • The Match Game
  • These Arms Of Mine
  • Think About It
  • Thousand Miles Away
  • Ton Of Joy
  • Tramp
  • Treat Her Right
  • Trick or Treat
  • Try A Little Tenderness

Songs Starting With “W”

  • When a Man Loves a Woman
  • White Christmas
  • Wonderful World

Songs Starting With “Y”

  • You Don’t Miss Your Water
  • You Left The Water Running
  • You Made a Man Out Of Me
  • You Send Me
  • You’re Still My Baby
  • Your Feeling Is Mine
  • Your One And Only Man

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All these are the best songs by Otis Redding. If you want to listen to his songs, you can still listen to them on YouTube for free of cost. Also, if you are a fan of Otis Redding, do comment your favorite song by him.

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When and how did Otis Redding die?

Otis Redding died on December 10. The reason behind his death was a plane crash on an icy Wisconsin lake.

Where did Otis Redding come from?

Otis Redding was from Dawson, Georgia, United States. He moved with his family to Macon when he was only three years old.

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