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I Can't Turn You Loose
Composer: Otis Redding / Steve Cropper / William Robinson

I Can't Turn You Loose was performed on at least one occasion by the Keithy & Donna Band with Jerry Garcia sitting in.

On recordings the song is sometimes credited to just Otis Redding and sometimes to Otis Redding, Steve Cropper and William Robinson. Steve Cropper said in a Rolling Stone interview: "I Can't Turn You Loose was just a riff I'd used on a few songs with the MG's. Otis worked it up with the horns in about 10 minutes as the last thing we did one night in the studio. Just a riff and one verse that he sings over and over."



Otis Redding

no info Single (Just One More Day / I Can't Turn You Loose), Otis Redding, 1965
no info Live in Europe, Otis Redding, 1967
no info History of, Otis Redding, 1967
no info In Person at the Whisky a Go Go, Otis Redding, 1968
no info The Jerry Blavat TV Song Storybook, Various Artists, 1968
no info Single (Love Man / I Can't Turn You Loose), Otis Redding, 1969
no info Best of Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 1972
no info EP (I Can't Turn You Loose/(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay/Respect/Think), Otis Redding/Aretha Franklin, 1980
no info Recorded Live, Otis Redding, 1982
no info Ultimate Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 1986
info Otis Redding Story, Otis Redding, 1989
no info Heart and Soul of the Sixties, Various Artists, 1989
no info Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 1991
no info Good to Me: Live at the Whiskey A Go Go, Otis Redding, 1993
info Otis! The Definitive Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 1993
no info Very Best of Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 1993
no info Rock and Rhythm Gold, Various Artists, 1995
info Dreams to Remember, The Otis Redding Anthology, Otis Redding, 1998
info The In Crowd: Ultimate Collection 1958-67, Various Artists, 2001
no info The Very Best of, Otis Redding, 2002
no info The Essentials, Otis Redding, 2002
no info Aretha & Otis, Aretha Franklin / Otis Redding, 2002
info Artist's Choice: Rolling Stones, Various Artists, 2003
no info This Is the Modern World, Various Artists, 2004
no info Legends of Soul: The Very Best of, Aretha Franklin & Otis Redding, 2005
no info The Definitive Soul Collection, Otis Redding, 2006
no info Stax Gold: Memphis Hits, Various Artists, 2006
no info Dreams to Remember: The Legacy of, Otis Redding, 2007 (DVD)
no info 100 Hits: 60s, Various Artists, 2007
no info Three Classic Albums, Otis Redding, 2009
no info Live on the Sunset Strip, Otis Redding & His Orchestra, 2010
no info 100 Hits: Legends, Otis Redding, 2010
no info The Very Best Of: Soul Legend, Otis Redding, 2011


Other recordings

no info Price to Play, Alan Price, 1966
no info A New Time, A New Day, Chambers Brothers, 1968
no info We Remember Otis, Jim Wess & The Upsetters, 1968
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / Do Your Thing), The Chambers Brothers, 1968
no info Single (Can't Turn You Loose / You're My Baby), Tom Dooley, 1968
no info Love, Peace and Happiness, Chambers Brothers, 1969
no info Motortown Revue Live, Various Artists (Blinky), 1969
no info Single (I Ain't Got Nobody / I Can't Turn You Loose), Sly & The Family Stone, 1969
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / What Is Soul), Benny Gordon and the Soul Brothers, 196?
no info The Memphis Horns, The Memphis Horns, 1970
no info Tom, Tom Jones, 1970
no info C.C. and Company Soundtrack, Lenny Stack, 1970
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / Time), The Memphis Horns, 1970
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / If I Were A Carpenter), Wayne Cochran, 1970
no info The Chambers Brothers Greatest Hits, The Chambers Brothers, 1971
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / Cool Fool), Edgar Winter's White Trash, 1972
info Roadwork, Edgar Winter & White Trash, 1972
no info Wattstax: The Living Word, Concert Music from the Original Movie Soundtrack, Various Artists (Bar-Keys), 1972
info Somethin' Else Again!, Various Artists (Chambers Brothers), 197?
info Super Rock, Various Artists, 197?
no info Live! The World of, Ike & Tina Turner, 1973
no info Super Session, Various Artists (The Chambers Brothers), 1974
no info Discotheque, Herbie Mann, 1975
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / Block Party), Anthony White, 1977
no info Briefcase Full of Blues, Blues Brothers, 1978
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / Every Time You Pass), The Jeffrey Turpin Experience, 1978
no info A Plate Full of Kazoos, The Kazoos Brothers, 1979
no info EP, Gotham Flasher, 1979
no info The Zero Hour EP, The Plimsouls, 1980
no info The Best of Wattstax, Various Artists (Bar-Kays), 1981
no info Single (I Can't Turn You Loose / United Together), Aretha Franklin, 1981
no info Sex/Sex (Birds and Bees), Telex, 1982
no info What Up Dog, Was (Not Was), 1988
no info Nine Lives, Various Artists (Duane Yates), 1990
no info Here and Now, The Gadd Gang, 1991
no info Woke Up This Mornin', LaVern Baker, 1992
no info Definitive Collection, The Blues Brothers, 1992
no info Plimsouls...Plus, The Plimsouls, 1992
info Into the Twangy-First Century, Run C&W, 1993
no info Belgium...One Point, Telex, 1993
no info Live, Etta James, 1994
no info Love, Peace & Happiness: Live at Filmore East, Chambers Brothers, 1994
no info Goin Uptown, Chambers Brothers, 1995
info Party On, Various Artists (The Chambers Brothers), 1995
no info Best of the Chambers Brothers: Time Has Come, Chambers Brothers, 1996
info The Concert For The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Various Artists (Aretha Franklin), 1996
no info Do You See What I See, Bar-Keys, 1996
no info Summer Heat, Etta James, 1997
info Ultimate Collection, Tom Jones, 1997
no info Time, Chambers Brothers, 1998
no info Fever Zone, Tom Jones, 1998
no info Hits & Classics, Tom Jones, 1998
no info The Songbook, Tom Jones, 1999
no info Coast to Coast Classics, Tom Jones, 1999
no info Soul Emotions, Various Artists (Sly & The Family Stone), 1999
no info An Evening with, Tom Jones, 2000
no info Loaded: The Brassed up Funked out Club Sides, Tom Jones, 2001
no info Turtle Bay/Discotheque, Herbie Mann, 2001
no info Funk Soul USA, Various Artists (Sly & The Family Stone), 2001
no info The Ultimate Collection, Johnny & Edgar Winter, 2002
no info Live at Montreux Casino, Blues Brothers Band, 2002
no info I Put a Spell on You and Other Great Hits, Alan Price, 2003
no info The Definitive: 1964-2002, Tom Jones, 2003
no info Live in New York, Etta James, 2003
no info Gold Funk and Soul, Various Artists (Sly & The Family Stone), 2003
no info Salute to the Saxophone/Digital Live, Roots / The Gadd Gang, 2004
no info Blue-Eyed Soul, Various Artists (Tom Jones), 2004
no info Gold, Tom Jones, 2005
no info House That Jack Built: The Complete 60's Sessions, Alan Price, 2005
no info Rock the Joint! The Jimmy Cavallo Collection 1951-1973, Jimmy Cavallo, 2005
no info Little Soul in Your Heart, Lulu, 2005
no info The Collection, Tom Jones, 2005
no info Dance to the Music, Sly & The Family Stone, 2007 (CD bonus track)
no info Icons, Tom Jones, 2007
info Havin' a 60's Party, Various Artists (The Chambers Brothers), 2007
info Flower Power: Do You Believe In Magic?, Various Artists (The Chambers Brothers), 2007
info Flower Power Box Set (18 CDs), Various Artists (The Chambers Brothers), 2007
no info The Weekend Starts Here, Various Artists, 2008
no info Close Up/Tom, Tom Jones, 2009
info The Woodstock Experience (Box), Various Artists (Janis Joplin), 2009
no info Original Album Classics, Sly & The Family Stone, 2010
no info Original Album Classics, Edgar Winter, 2011

 
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