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TUTT 58: Track Dissection – (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay

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(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay┬áreleased January 1968
Recorded Nov 22 & December 8 1967

Today we break from our usual format, and take you behind a song that I hold dear to my heart.

3 replies on “TUTT 58: Track Dissection – (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay”

I think this new direction has definitely got legs. I like the idea of spending 20min or so going in to depth on a particular song.

And you picked a great song to start with too. I was under the same impressions re: Otis cutting a James Brown-esque figure. After hearing how soon after he died, I totally get what you mean about it becoming a somewhat motivational tune.

Hey Ben,

I'm a (early-days listener and a) fan of the new format, including the part where you didn't spend too much time focusing on the fact that it was a new format. I found myself whistling along with Otis in that first cut, when he was audibly struggling to get a note out.

PS – I for one, wouldn't be against you doing a fair number of "dead guy" episodes, if ya wanted to.

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