The Reddings – Call The Law (1988)

The Reddings was an American funk, soul and disco band, founded by Otis Redding’s sons Dexter (bass and vocals) and Otis Redding III (guitar) together with Mark Lockett (drums, keys, and lead vocal).

Their most well-known songs include “Remote Control” (1980) / “Doin’ it” / “Funkin On The One” / “Class (Is What You Got)” (1981) / “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” (1982) / “Hand Dance” (1983) and “The Awakening” (1980), a bass-drums-duet which is often performed live by Les Claypool (Primus) and on his album Highball with the Devil.

Their album The Reddings was released on November 26, 1988, and reached a peak position of #88 on the US Billboard album chart. It featured a hit single “Call The Law,” which reached peak position of #16 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart on November 26, 1988.

“Call The Law” was remixed by Timmy Regisford for the 12″ single.

Call The Law (Illegal Mix)                               7:05

Call The Law (Dub Mix)                                  5:46

Call The Law (7″ Remix)                                3:42

Call The Law (Outlaw Mix)                             5:58

Call The Law (7″ Version)                               3:59



3 comments on “The Reddings – Call The Law (1988)

  1. Thank you for sharing E.V. Not heard this track before. I got quite excited when the normally reliable site listed Larry Levan as the remixer. After checking the photos of the labels (and actually listening to the tracks) soon realised this is an error!! Thanks again.

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