Label: A&M Records - 397069-2 • Series: A&M Gold Series • Format: CD Compilation, Repress • Country: Europe • Genre: Latin • Style: Bossanova
· Listen to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay on Spotify. Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 · Song · Music Duration: 3 min.
" The Dock of the Bay" is a song co-written by soul singer Otis Redding and guitarist Steve Cropper. It was recorded by Redding twice in , including once just three days before his death in a plane crash. The song was released on Stax Records' Volt label in , becoming the first ever posthumous single to top the charts in the US. It reached number 3 on the UK Singles Chart. Redding started writing the lyrics to the song in August , while sitting B-side: "Sweet Lorene" (Volt issue), "Keep Your Arms Around Me" (Atco reissue).
Earlier in Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 also charted with "Dock of the Bay"; their version peaked at #66 * The Dell reached #10 on September 21st, with "Oh, What a Night". There's nothing like cracking open a cold one and listening to "Dock of the Bay" while sitting by .
The pop music of Sergio Mendes and Brazil '66 has aged well over the past 40 years. Brazil '66 quartet fronted by a pair seductive female singers, Lani Hall and Janice Hansen who sang American pop music and contemporary Brazilian bossa nova and samba music in the Portuguese language of Brazil. Hall and Hansen's lilting, frothy vocals gave /5(64).
· A 2-disc compilation of Sergio Mendes hits and inspired hits! Great going back to the 60's!!! Since I have tickets to see Sergio Mendes on June 6, in Bethesda, Md, I wanted to get the CD of his most popular hits. The CD is fantastic, and it takes me /5(30).
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