Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay. Otis Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. Search (Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay Otis Redding [G] Sitting in the morning [B] sun. [Chorus] G E So I'm just gon' sit on the dock of the bay, G … G B7 'Cause I've had nothing to live for, C A And look like nothing's gonna come my way. “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” W ri t t e n b y O t t i s Re d d i ng a nd S t e v e C rop p e r. I n t r o G x 4 ( Gt r a n d B a s s ) [ V e r s e 1 ] G B 7 S i t t i n ' i n t h e m o r n i n ' s u n So take the time now to gain some confidence in your abilities. G A Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay G E Wastin' time. A A7 B7 C D E7 F G. 8 chords used in this song. Working on recovering it. You can use full chords, partial chords, single notes and arpeggios – singly or in any combination you desire. Dont panic. Play around with songs you already know. As we move on with more and more songs, you’re going to want to be able to shift from one style to another. Login/register; Home; Songs; Artists; Public books; My song book; Resources; Forum; Songbooks are teporarily down. (Sittin’ on) the Dock of the Bay Otis Redding Chords and Lyrics for Guitar. Come up with different ways of playing them. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. Dont save new songs in songbooks! [Verse 2] G B7 I left my home in Georgia, C A Headed for the 'Frisco Bay. 1968 . Otis Redding.