This is a statement about the tragic death of Otis Redding, the four members of the Bar-Keys, the pilot and Otis' valet. It was 10 December 1967, just three years earlier to the same day Otis' idol Sam Cooke was shot dead in LA. "(Sitting On) The Dock Of The Bay" was recorded on 6/7 December 1967.

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