Love Songs - (Import CD)
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- Stax/Southern Soul
- Mono / Stereo
- Love Songs
Personnel includes: Otis Redding (vocals); Steve Cropper (guitar); Booker T. Jones (piano, organ); Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass); Al Jackson Jr. (drums); Isaac Hayes, David Porter.
Producers: Steve Cropper, Jim Stewart.
Compilation producers: David Nathan, David McLees.
Digitally remastered by Bill Inglot & Dan Hersch.
Personnel: Otis Redding (vocals).
Audio Remasterers: Dan Hersch; Bill Inglot.
Liner Note Author: David Nathan.
Recording information: Nj.
Admittedly, the concept is a tad arbitrary, if not misleading. Yes, these are all romantically themed songs, but there are just as many up-tempo songs as slow ballads, and Otis's own hits are interspersed with cover versions (some obscure) of other R&B artists' hits, including songs by Jerry Butler ("For Your Precious Love"), Clyde McPhatter ("A Lover's Question"), the Temptations ("My Girl"), and Jackie Wilson ("Higher and Higher"). There's not a note here that isn't soulful to the max, and even if you've heard some of these songs a zillion times, they still sound fresh when recontextualized.
- Country of Origin
- WEA (Distributor)
- Otis Redding
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] These Arms of Mine
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] That's What My Heart Needs
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Pain in My Heart
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] That's How Strong My Love Is
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] For Your Precious Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Nothing Can Change This Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] I've Been Loving You Too Long
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] My Girl
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Just One More Day
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] My Lover's Prayer
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Try a Little Tenderness
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Lovey Dovey - (featuring Carla Thomas)
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] I Love You More Than Words Can Say
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Lover's Question, A
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Love Man
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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