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(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

Lyrics

Sittin' in the morning sun
I'll be sittin' when the evening comes
Watching the ships roll in
And then I watch them roll away again, yeah
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Sittin' in the morning sun
I'll be sittin' when the evening comes
Watching the ships roll in
And then I watch them roll away again, yeah
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
blues influences
folk influences
gospel influences
demanding vocal performances
mild rhythmic syncopation
acoustic rhythm piano
acoustic sonority
heavy melodic ornamentation
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
electric guitar riffs
an electric guitar solo
an emotional male lead vocal performance
acoustic rhythm guitars
sad lyrics
narrative lyrics
heavy instrumental improvisation

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Sitting here resting my bones
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Every time. Underwood. Very precious song. KWill let u close ur eyes. Big day tomorrow again. Your Friday‼️‼️‼️
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& bump @ 103
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That the jam jojohinton68 6 6
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Runberry & 1738, it's anything but a dumb song.The lyrics make that obvious: I left my home in Georgia
Headed for the 'Frisco bay
'Cause I've had nothing to live for
And look like nothin's gonna come my way
So I'm just gonna sit on the dock of the bay
Watching the tide roll away
I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time
Looks like nothing's gonna change
Everything still remains the same
I can't do what ten people tell me to do
So I guess I'll remain the same...And this lone
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I thought this song was a internet joke!! its so stupid!! lol
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I have this version as well as Aretha's. I have each greatest hit Cd. Did You know that Otis died at age 26? He didn't even make the Jim Morrison/Jan i s Joplin club.
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Jack of all trades, master of none, though oftentimes better than master of one.
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Linekin bay to day :))
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I always hated this goofy silly sounding song. like some kind of old lame nursery ..
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dragonlady60 8 8
Go fishin...u will feel better and REFLECT
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dragonlady60 8 8
Rip Otis....LOVE THIS SONG XOXO
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One of the greatest to ever grace us with his music, r.i.p Otis Redding.
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jazzmynerobi n s o n 3 4
Im 20 and would prefer this over today's music anytime
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So calming and soulful. Love Otis....
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Music is what helps me keep going every day:))
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Much respect for roots, of love life& music✌��️
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Townsend gut Not technically a bay but close enough a lot of boat traffic
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Linikin Bay today:))
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Love all my oldies!!!!!!
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One of the first songs I remember as a kid, it bring back so many good memories ����
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Lovin it
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I've grown up on this song, but I haven't heard it in forever. Thank you Pandora for bringing such an important song back to me!
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kpduty787
Burn the sky, really ??? You never heard that song ??? Where Ya been ??? That is such a classic !!! Glad Ya heard it. Such an honest song.
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nikiwho13
Can't be what 10 people tell me to be so I guess I'll remain the same..
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TOO EASY - thumbs up.
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How have I never heard of this song before?
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:))
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bartsoucha
Watchin it roll in and out together
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skybounce1
Otis Is the msn
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Love it
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Lived on Lemon Bay on the coast of West Florida growing up. This song requires a glorious sunset, fishing pole and a 6 pk. So good.....
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I live in Maine on the rocky coast I'm always on a dock I love being on the water I'm on a island working today
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Living in Florida surrounded by bays, Gulf of Mexico and all the little inlets, I love sitting on the dock of the bay.
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Living in Florida surrounded by bay s,
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My mom loved this one.....
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On time. Wow this my mood heavy. Without music, I will perish.
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Wow!!!! Talk about 1981. Louisiana. How I miss the 80's.. even though this came out before the 80's..
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BEST SONG EVER! !!!!! ITS MY RETIREMENT ANTHEM! !
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jjascencion8 3
Best jam
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never liked this goofy sounding song lol
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My mom used to listen to these! GREAT MEMORIES!!! THANK YOU ~~~ Shutting on the dock of the bay. One of her favorites!!!
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Love these oldies!
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Good music
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& pass reluctantly on 188 as double tempo
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This song takes me back it sounds so sad he was killed in a plane crash later on
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This is a true classic i remember my mother and grandmother playing this when i was a small kid
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Otis rocks
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"Everything still remains the same"....
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maggiekksb
Better days ahead...
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