"BABY COME BACK" ~ Anyone remember this song by 'Player'? Here's a little trivia. One of the bands original members is Ronn Moss aka Ridge Forrester on The Bold & The Beautiful (he's the guy in red). This was their first single and it soared to #1 in 1978. I loved this song...still do :)
Sitting On The Dock Of A Bay - Otis Redding, written by Redding & Steve Cropper - It was first recorded in 1967, just days before his death and released posthumously on STAX Records' Volt label in 1968, becoming the first posthumous single to top the charts in the USA.
"(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay" is a song co-written by soul singer Otis Redding and and guitarist Steve Cropper. It was recorded by Redding in 1967, just days before his death in a plane crash near Madison, Wisconsin on December 10. The record was released on February 23, 1968 and became the first posthumous number-one single in US music chart history.
Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay (Official Video) - YouTube
Today in Black History, 9/9/2013 - Otis Ray Redding, Jr.'s three recordings, “Shake” (1965), “Try a Little Tenderness,” and “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay,” were amongst The 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll. For more info, check out today's notes!