The Very Best of Otis Redding, Vol. 1

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The Very Best of Otis Redding, Vol. 1
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedNovember 10, 1992
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The Very Best of Otis Redding, Vol. 1 is an album by American soul singer-songwriter Otis Redding, released in 1992.

Track listing[edit]

1."These Arms of Mine"Otis Redding2:34
2."Pain in my Heart"Naomi Neville2:26
3."That's How Strong My Love Is"Roosevelt Jamison2:25
4."Mr. Pitiful"Otis Redding/Steve Cropper2:44
5."I've Been Loving You Too Long"Otis Redding/Jerry Butler2:57
6."Respect"Otis Redding2:11
7."I Can't Turn You Loose"Otis Redding2:49
8."Satisfaction"Mick Jagger/Keith Richards2:47
9."My Lover's Prayer"Otis Redding3:12
10."Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)"Otis Redding/Steve Cropper2:43
11."Try A Little Tenderness"Jimmy Campbell/Reg Connelly/Harry Woods3:20
12."Shake"Sam Cooke2:33
13."The Happy Song (Dum-Dum)"Otis Redding/Steve Cropper2:45
14."Tramp" (with Carla Thomas)Lowell Fulson/Jimmy McCracklin3:02
15."(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"Steve Cropper/Otis Redding2:42
16."I've Got Dreams to Remember"Zelma Redding/Otis Redding/Joe Rock3:15


  • Otis Redding – vocals


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[2] Gold 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[3] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.


  1. ^ The Very Best of Otis Redding, Vol. 1 at AllMusic
  2. ^ "British album certifications – Otis Redding – The Very Best of". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Otis Redding – The Very Best of Otis Redding". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved September 4, 2021.