July 12, 2008

Otis Redding – Tell the Truth, Atco 1970

Otis Redding, front, cd size

If you are a soulmusic lover, you can’t miss this here LP.
‘Otis Redding’, who died far too young, is one of my biggest idols.
With, Andrew Love and Joe Arnold on tenor saxes,
Wayne Jackson on trumpet,
Steve Cropper on guitar,
Booker T Jones and Isaac Hayes on organ & piano,
Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn on bass
and Al Jackson Jr. on drums, this is a fantastic recording.
Produced by Steve Cropper


1 Demonstration
2 Tell the truth
3 Out of sight
4 Give away none of my love
5 Wholesale love
6 I got the will
7 Johnny’s heartbreak
8 Snatch a little piece
9 Slippin’ and slidin’
10 The match game
11 A little time
12 Swinging on a string


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  1. Bigups! 26 April 2009 at 05:04 - Reply

    Thank you so much for this – I love it too!!

    Otis Redding has amazing power and character in his singing – awesome, awesome stuff!!

  2. dial africa 26 January 2011 at 08:32 - Reply

    Link is deleted?
    Bad news!

  3. Calisan 1 February 2011 at 22:47 - Reply

    Conozco varios de Redding pero este no sabía que existia pero gracias a Global he disfrutado mucho esta joya!

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