Live in Europe (Otis Redding album)

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Live in Europe
Live album by Otis Redding
Released July 10, 1967
Recorded March 1967
Genre Deep soul
Southern soul
Length 32:56
Label Volt/Atco
Producer Jim Stewart
Otis Redding chronology
King & Queen
(1967)
Live in Europe
(1967)
The Dock of the Bay
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (favorable)[2]

Live in Europe is a live album from soul singer Otis Redding. It was Redding's first live album as well as the only live album released during his lifetime, issued exactly five months before his death on December 10, 1967. The album was recorded during the Stax/Volt tour of Europe and Redding is backed by Booker T. & the MG's. Recorded at the Olympia Theatre, Paris; March 21, 1967.[citation needed]

The album is currently available on CD, digitally remastered by Bill Inglot and Dan Hersch as part of the Atlantic & Atco Remasters Series. In 2003, the album was ranked number 474 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Respect"   Otis Redding 3:00
2. "Can't Turn You Loose"   Redding 3:20
3. "I've Been Loving You Too Long"   Jerry Butler, Redding 3:40
4. "My Girl"   Smokey Robinson, Ronald White 2:44
5. "Shake"   Sam Cooke 2:51
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"   Mick Jagger, Keith Richards 2:53
7. "Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)"   Steve Cropper, Redding 3:37
8. "These Arms of Mine"   Redding 2:57
9. "Day Tripper"   John Lennon, Paul McCartney 2:54
10. "Try a Little Tenderness"   James Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods 5:00

Charts[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review
  3. ^ "Live In Europe - Otis Redding > Awards > AllMusic". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-10-28. 
  4. ^ a b "Otis Redding / Artist / Official Charts". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-10-28.