- Covered Up: Hit this one from both directions; most notably, he originally recorded "Respect", which became a big hit for Aretha Franklin. Also of note is "Hard To Handle," which is today more associated with The Black Crowes.
- "Try a Little Tenderness" was written in 1932, and Redding's version was based on Sam Cooke's take, but it's now universally thought of as an Otis Redding classic.
- "I Can't Turn You Loose" is now more familiar as the instrumental backing The Blues Brothers used in their live performance introduction, and from becoming a staple of marching bands at sporting events.
- Bruce Springsteen's rendition of "Merry Christmas Baby" is explicitly based on Redding's arrangement, and is much more well-known.
- His version of "My Girl" reached #11 in England in 1965, which made it a much bigger hit there than The Temptations' original.note
- Signature Song: "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay".
YMMV / Otis Redding