(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding (Meaning Explained)✦✦✧

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Now, let's improve your English as I explain the lyrics and meaning of the song "(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding.

Lyrics Difficulty: ✦✦✧

INTRODUCTION:

(00:23) Notes about today's explanation

(01:27) Introduction to "The Dock of the Bay"

VERSE ONE:

(02:19) Sittin' in the mornin' sun

(03:28) I'll be sittin' when the evenin' come

(04:07) Watching the ships roll in

(05:01) And then I watch 'em roll away again

CHORUS:

(05:23) I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay

(06:38) Watching the tide roll away

(07:22) I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay, wasting time

VERSE TWO:

(07:47) I left my home in Georgia

(08:56) Headed for the 'Frisco bay

(09:30) 'Cause I've got nothin' to live for

(10:29) And look like nothin's gonna come my way

BRIDGE:

(11:16) Look like nothin's gonna change

(11:36) Everything still remains the same

(11:47) I can't do what ten people tell me to do

(12:50) So I guess I'll remain the same

VERSE THREE:

(13:05) Sittin' here resting my bones

(13:42) And this loneliness won't leave me alone

(14:24) It's two thousand miles I roamed

(16:00) Just to make this dock my home

INTERPRETATION:

(16:20) "The Dock of the Bay" song meaning

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