This song was written by Otis Redding, Al Bell, and Allen Jones. It was recorded by Otis Redding in 1967. It was released as a posthumous single in 1968 with Amen on the B-side. The single reached number fifteen on the UK Singles chart. The song was also included on the 1968 album The Immortal Otis Redding. Both George Harrison and Paul McCartney liked the song. Hard To Handle influenced the middle eight of The Beatles’ song I’ve Got A Feeling.
Now Hear This: I’ve Got A Feeling – The Beatles (1970)