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The Dock of the Bay
by Otis Redding

Sittin' in the mornin' sun
I'll be sittin' when the evenin' comes
Watchin' the ships roll in
Then I watch 'em roll away again

I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
Watchin' the tide, roll away
I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time

I left my home in Georgia
And I headed for the Frisco Bay
'Cause I've got nothin' to live for
Looks like nothin's gonna come my way, so

I'm just come sittin' on the dock of the bay
Watchin' the tide roll away
I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay, wastin' time

Looks like nothin's gonna change
Everything seems to stay the same
I can't do what ten people tell me to do
So I guess I'll remain the same

I'm sittin' here restin' my bones
And this loneliness won't leave me alone
This two thousand miles I roamed
Just to make this dock my home
Now I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay

Watchin' the tide roll away
Sittin' on the dock of the bay
I'm wastin' time

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Steve Cropper, Otis Redding

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Terry Price

I had just signed on the dotted line to commit myself to Navy flight school and six years of active duty, right at the height of the Vietnam war. I signed the contract with the Navy recruiter while in the student center at college. After we shook hands and I walked away and sat down at a table alone. Now, I have to go home and tell my parents what I have done. This song came on the jukebox. It was
September 14, 1968

shanna gannon

Thank you for that Sir. Moments of personal history need to be remembered, and recorded.

Melanie Montgomery

Terry Price Thank you so much Sir for your Service.. Much Love Loyalty and Respect..💜💜

IBE BANGIN

Terry I hope yourself and your family are well.23/5/2020.

charles mcmanus

Thank you for your service Terry

Jeb Tucker

Among many other heartfelt messages, thank you for your service.

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Unique A.

Listening to this while participating in self quarantine due to the corona virus outbreak. 😞

Martha Cocozza

@Ian Steele love it Ian Busby Minus Hot Tub Gr8 Tune!

Martha Cocozza

My Dear Uncle Tonys Funeral Song Miss him Much i have to say he lead a very colourful life & a Happy Man

Martha Cocozza

Where are you Doll Glasgow

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