In Person at the Whisky a Go Go

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In Person at the Whisky a Go Go
Live album by Otis Redding
Released Oct 1968
Recorded Whisky a Go Go, Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, April 1966
Genre Soul music
Length 34:50
Label Atco
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Otis Redding chronology
The Immortal Otis Redding
(1968)
In Person at the Whisky a Go Go
(1968)
Love Man
(1969)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (positive)[2]

In Person at the Whisky a Go Go is a live album by Otis Redding, recorded at the Whisky a Go Go on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California in April 1966[3] It was originally released in 1968. The recording was made before Otis Redding attained crossover fame at the Monterey Pop Festival.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Can't Turn You Loose"   Otis Redding 4:45
2. "Pain in My Heart"   Naomi Neville 2:13
3. "Just One More Day"   Steve Cropper, Redding, Smokey Robinson 5:25
4. "Mr. Pitiful"   Cropper, Redding 2:07
5. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"   Mick Jagger, Keith Richards 4:37
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "I'm Depending On You"   Redding 3:02
7. "Any Ole Way"   Cropper, Redding 2:24
8. "These Arms of Mine"   Redding 4:01
9. "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"   James Brown 4:45
10. "Respect"   Redding 2:05

Personnel[edit]

  • Otis Redding – vocals
  • James Young – guitar
  • Robert Holloway – tenor saxophone
  • Robert Pittman – tenor saxophone
  • Donald Henry – tenor saxophone
  • Sammy Coleman – trumpet
  • John Farris – trumpet
  • Clarence Johnson – trombone
  • Ralph Stewart – bass guitar
  • Elbert Woodson – drums

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Landau, Jon (December 21, 1968). "Soul Roll". Rolling Stone (San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc.). 
  3. ^ Landau, Jon (December 21, 1968). "Soul Roll". Rolling Stone (San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc.). 
  4. ^ a b "In Person at the Whisky a Go Go - Otis Redding > Awards > AllMusic". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-10-28.