You Don't Miss Your Water Song Lyrics

Otis Redding

Otis Redding Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul cover art
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In the beginning
You really loved me, oh
I was too blind
I could not see, now

But now that you left me
Ooh, how I cried out, I keep crying
You don't miss your water
'Till your well runs dry

I kept you crying
Sad and blue, oh my, oh
I was a playboy
I just wouldn't be true

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ole Man Trouble
  • 2 Respect
  • 3 A Change Is Gonna Come
  • 4 Down in the Valley
  • 5 I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
  • 6 Shake
  • 7 My Girl
  • 8 Wonderful World
  • 9 Rock Me Baby
  • 10 Satisfaction
  • 11 You Don’t Miss Your Water


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: William Bell
    album: Track 11 in album Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
    release date: 1965-9-15
    popularity : 64 users have visited this page.
    length: 2:47
    producer: Jim Stewart
    recorded by: Tom Dowd
    keyboard: Isaac Hayes and Booker T. Jones
    guitar: Steve Cropper
    bass guitar: Donald “Duck” Dunn
    drums: Al Jackson, Jr.
    trumpet: Wayne Jackson and Gene “Bowlegs” Miller
    tenor saxophone: Andrew Love
    baritone saxophone: Floyd Newman
    background vocals: Earl Sims
    composer: William Bell

    Album Information

    label: Volt
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin