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This was written by Memphis hospital worker Roosevelt Jamison, and was originally recorded by O.V. Wright on a small local label.
Redding recorded this and released it as single immediately before his first Top 40 hit "I've Been Loving You Too Long (to Stop Now)." (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for above 2)
The Rolling Stones, who were big fans of Redding and recorded many Blues and Soul covers in their early years, recorded this in 1965 and released it on their Out Of Our Heads
album. Redding reciprocated by recording a version of The Stones "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
." (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
Former Simply Red lead singer, Mick Hucknall, covered the tune in 2013 for the lead single from his debut album, American Soul. Hucknall told Billboard magazine that he's known the song all his life, beginning with Redding's version, but he also has an affinity for later covers. "The song never seemed to go away and I was reminded of it over the years by covers of it from the likes of Candi Staton and the Stones," he said "I guess its power and universal appeal lies in the simplicity of its message. What I like about our version is the modern production Andy Wright has given it and the driving rhythm which makes it great to sing and to perform live."
Supertramp founder Roger Hodgson
Roger tells the stories behind some of his biggest hits, including "Give a Little Bit," "Take the Long Way Home" and "The Logical Song."
As a 5-year-old, Brandi was writing lyrics to instrumental versions lullabies. She still puts her heart into her songs, including the one Elton John sings on.
Richie Wise (Kiss producer, Dust)
Richie talks about producing the first two Kiss albums, recording "Brother Louie," and the newfound appreciation of his rock band, Dust.