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The greatest Johnny Otis show

Johnny Otis (performer)
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Title
The greatest Johnny Otis show
Performer
Johnny Otis 1921-2012
Publisher
Ace, 1998
1 cd
Playing time
01:03:28
EAN
0029667167321
CDR
HDX5123
Placing suggestion
63 - Amusement: Engels (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

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About Johnny Otis

Johnny Otis (born Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes; December 28, 1921 – January 17, 2012) 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 (who eventually changed their name to The Coasters), among many others. Otis has been called the "Godfather of Rhythm and Blues".

Personal life

Otis was born in Vallejo, California, to Greek immigrant parents, Alexander J. Veliotes, a Mare Island longshoreman and grocery store owner, and his wife, the former…Read more on Wikipedia