In Person at the Whisky a Go Go

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In Person at the Whisky a Go Go
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Live album by Otis Redding
Released October 1968
Recorded 8–10 April 1966 at the Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles, CA
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]
Uncut 8/10 stars[3]

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.[2] It was released posthumously in 1968. The recording was made before Otis Redding attained crossover fame at the Monterey Pop Festival.

The original issue of the album presented a selection of songs from the three shows. Another selection was released in 1993 under the title Good to Me: Live at the Whisky a Go Go, Vol. 2. The complete live performances were released on October 21, 2016.[4]

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, McElvoy 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]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ a b Landau, Jon (December 21, 1968). "Soul Roll". Rolling Stone. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. 
  3. ^ Spencer, Neil (November 14, 2016). "Otis Redding – Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings". Uncut. 
  4. ^ "OTIS REDDING – LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS SET FOR OCTOBER 21st RELEASE". Stax Records. September 10, 2016. Retrieved November 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "In Person at the Whisky a Go Go - Otis Redding > Awards > AllMusic". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-10-28.