"You Left the Water Running" is a soul music song written by Dan Penn, Rick Hall, and Oscar Franks which has been recorded by many artists, including Wilson Pickett, Barbara Lynn, Don Varner (1967), Billy Young, Maurice & Mac, Amazing Rhythm Aces, Bobby Hatfield, James & Bobby Purify, and Otis Redding.
Redding's connection to the song is documented by music journalist Dave Marsh in his 1989 book The Heart of Rock and Soul. In 1966, Redding was visiting FAME Studios… read more
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