Archive | Dec 15, 2018

Certain Songs #1401: Otis Redding – “That’s How Strong My Love Is”

Album: The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads
Year: 1965

While Otis Redding’s second album, 1965’s The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads is probably my least favorite of all of his records, it does have perhaps my one of my all-time favorite album titles, leaving absolutely zero doubt as to what you’re gonna get.

Not to mention the absolute balls to start the title with “The Great” instead of just calling it Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads. I mean, they weren’t wrong, of course, because Otis was the greatest, but it was only his second album.

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