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Anatomy of a Song: Otis Redding's 'Dock of the Bay'

January 4, 2013

Redding died in a plane crash before he heard the single he co-wrote with Steve Cropper, who recalls how the song was written and recorded, why sounds of surf and gulls were added, and the story behind Redding's famed whistling.

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