This song was written and recorded by Otis Redding in 1965. It was first released as the B-side to his single Just One More Day in 1965. The single reached number fifteen on the R&B chart and I Can’t Turn You Loose reached number eleven. In the UK the song was released as a single in 1966 with Just One More Day on the B-side. It went to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles chart. George Harrison had the American single on his 1966 jukebox.