- 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
|Born:||28 December 1924 Comment |
|When did Johnny Otis die? / Died||17 January 2012|
|How many years did Johnny Otis live? / Lived||87 years|
Johnny Otis facts
- He was a seminal influence on American R&B and rock and roll
- He discovered numerous artists early in their careers, before they became famous, including Little Esther, Big Mama Thornton, Jackie Wilson, Little Willie John, Hank Ballard and Etta James
- Otis has been called the original "King of Rock and Roll" and the "Godfather of Rhythm and Blues"
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