(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
Steve Cropper/Otis Redding
Sittin' in the mornin' sun
I'll be sittin' when the evening comes
Watching the ships roll in
An' I watch 'em roll away again, yeah

Sittin' on the dock of the bay
Watchin' the tide roll away, mmm
Just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time

I left my home in Georgia
Headed for the 'Frisco Bay
I had nothin' to live for
Looked like nothin's gonna come my way

So I'm just gonna sit on the dock of the bay
Watchin' the tide roll away, mmm
Just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time

Looks like nothin's gonna change
Everything still remains the same
I can't do what ten people tell me to do
So I guess I'll remain the same

Sittin' here restin' my bones
And this loneliness won't leave me alone
Listen - two thousand miles I roamed
Just to make this dock my home

Now I'm just gonna sit at the dock of the bay
Watchin' the tide roll away, mmm
Just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time

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