Johnny Otis

Johnny Otis was an American singer, musician, composer, arranger, bandleader, talent scout, disc jockey, record producer, television show host, artist, author, journalist, minister, and impresario. He was a seminal influence on American R&B and rock and roll. He discovered numerous artists early in their careers who went on to become highly successful in their own right, including Little Esther Phillips, Etta James, Big Mama Thornton, Johnny Ace, Jackie Wilson, Little Willie John, Hank Ballard, and The Robins, among many others. Otis has been called the original "King of Rock and Roll" and the "Godfather of Rhythm and Blues".

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StardustArchive Of American Popular Music 1946-19513:05
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Baby, Let Me Hold Your Hand (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 23:18
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Big Legged Woman (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 22:53
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Rockin' Blues (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 22:55
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Let the Sunshine in My Life (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 23:07
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Counting My Tears (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 23:24
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Trouble Blues (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 22:41
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It's Getting' to Be Evening (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 23:05
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Merry Christmas Baby (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 23:02
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Black Night (feat.Shuggie Otis)Pioneers of Rhythm & Blues Volume 23:08
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