Otis Redding
(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay





Release Year: 1968

Rankings: All-Time #21 / 1960s #12 / 1968 #3


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1002
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Blues and Soul (UK) - 40 Essential Soul Singles (2007) 3
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of the Top 40 Singles by Year (1981) 5
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 15
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Heartaches By the Number: Country Music's 500 Greatest Singles (USA, 2003) 136
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, 5 Songs for Each Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Paste Magazine (USA) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2016) 19
Paul Williams (USA) - Rock and Roll: The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1993) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Songs of the 60s (2006) 28
Popdose (USA) - 100 (+21) Favorite Singles of the Last 50 Years (2008) 6
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 22
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone & MTV (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Songs Since the Beatles (2000) 32
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 7
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 28
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 26
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 21-100
Time-Life (USA) - Rock & Roll: The Stories Behind the Songs (2017) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 33
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 49
BBC (UK) - Pop on Trial, Top 50 Songs from the 1960s (2008) No Order
Charlie Gillett (UK) - Sound Of The City: Playlist 1946-1971 (1983) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1997) 17
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2012) 28
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 150
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (1976) 16
NME (UK) - The Top 150 Singles of All Time (1987) 113
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 210 Greatest Pop Singles of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - 100 Songs That Changed the World (2003) 34
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Sean Egan (USA) - 500 Songs You Need to Hear (2006) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1986) 28
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1998) 4
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 77
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 18
Spex (Germany) - The Best Singles of the Century (1999) No Order
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1002
Fréderic Platzer (France) - Le top 100 du pop [Top 100 Pop Songs] (2013) No Order
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 72
Rolling Stone (France) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 7
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 17
Rocks Musiczine (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Songs in History (1995) 16
Peter Holmes, The Sun-Herald (Australia) - 100 Best Songs of All Time (2003) 1
STM Entertainment (Australia) - The 50 Best Songs Ever (2007) 48
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Songs to Understand Rock (2004) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 17 Critics and Their Top 50 Songs (2002) 12
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order