Originals Of Popular Songs - Otis Redding On American Idol

The popular song, Hard To Handle, was sung by Phillip Phillips on American Idol.  Most people are familiar with the Black Crowes version of the song.  However, you must listen to and appreciate  the original:






Pretty stellar, huh?  Without writing a full Otis Redding biography, he wrote and recorded the tune shortly before he passed away in 1967.  It was released in 1968.


Phillip Phillip's version:





I think it's great American Idol features music from musical legends such as Otis Redding!

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