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Otis Redding - These Arms Of Mine

Otis Redding

These Arms Of Mine

Volt Records

Release Date: September 30th, 1962

Words by: Whaley Big Jesus
March 20th, 1962

Listen:

If you're going to sing over such a simple song structure it helps to be Otis Redding. He could truly make anything ring out. On 'these arms of mine' the instrumentation is just a basic platform upon which he croons soulfully and with such raspy feeling that, 'hanging on every word', is perhaps an understatement.

Convulsing believability is what Otis brought to the stage. A man who loved and pained over every single word. And that's what the people need from music, that's what stands the test of time: a tune wherein we feel the heart being poured out melodiously. 'These arms of mine' delivers one such perfect example.

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