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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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Heading that way now
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These songs was real, really love shared through songs. Miss those men.
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sat on 'The Dock Of The Bay'...had my line in the water...tryi n g to land the elusive Great White Whale...didn ' t get a bite...excep t for the mosquitoes.. . J a y . . . i t c h i n g for some blubber...
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Almost there:))
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Say iphone 5 times pick a color post this on five other songs then look under your pillow
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Timeless, classic song! One of my favs! ;)
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Just stepped off a dock doing some work got into my car first song to come on:)))
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He died two days after recording the whistle part
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If you can't feel the song, skip it. Not everyone has empathy. If you don't know what empathy is, don't bother looking it up.
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sheffield57
☔️☔️☔️☔️☔️☔️
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punch that 'loneliness' in the eye and try to smile...
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This loneliness won't leave me alone
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Wasn't this on Charlie Brown once?
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❤️
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lol 1738 I hear u.
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arrowdave6
Lazy b**tard needs to get off his button and get a job.
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A never ending song that resonates the memories of the past and present.
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One of the best I have ever heard.
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Sitting here resting my bones
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sheffield57
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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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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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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