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Otis Rush

Otis Rush

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Sippie Wallace, Otis Rush et al: Fifth American Folk Blues Festival, Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 8 October 1966

Blues by three in the worst possible setting ...

Talking to Otis Rush

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, November 1966

OTIS RUSH is one of the top exponents of the Chicago style of blues guitar. His followers are many and include most of Britain's blues-influenced ...

Otis Rush Keeps On Pushin'

Interview by Joel Selvin, Rolling Stone, 27 May 1971

SAN FRANCISCO — Otis Rush is tired. After finishing four weeks recording a new album, that's no surprise. But Otis has been tired for a ...

Various Blues Albums

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 3 May 1975

If you're a living blues master, are you better off dead? ...

Otis Rush Singing The Blues About Obscurity

Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 17 April 1985

THE IMAGE OF THE under-appreciated blues artist laboring in obscurity has almost become a cliche, but Otis Rush genuinely fits that description. ...

Albert King/Otis Rush: Door To Door

Sleeve notes by Don Snowden, Chess Records, Fall 1990

CERTAINLY IT made sense for Chess to release an album combining the handful of songs recorded by Albert King and Otis Rush during their short-lived ...

Various Artists: The Cobra Records Story

Sleeve notes by Don Snowden, Capricorn Records, 1993

STRANGE THAT The Cobra Story marks the first time that these late '50s recordings culled from three short-lived Chicago labels run by Eli Toscano have ...

Peoples is Peoples: The Otis Rush Interview

Interview by Kirk Silsbee, House of Blues Online, January 2000

THERE WERE three young guitarists in 1960s Chicago who moved the blues forward to new areas of expression: Buddy Guy, the late Magic Sam (Samuel ...

Otis Rush

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 29 April 1934, Philadelphia, Mississippi, USA ...

Otis Rush: All Your Love I Miss Loving – Live at the Wise Fools Pub, Chicago

Review by John Morthland, No Depression, 30 April 2006

FOR A VARIETY of reasons, ranging from producer/label interference to his own notorious mood swings, Otis Rush has probably made fewer great recordings than any ...

Otis Rush: 1935-2018

Obituary by Ted Drozdowski, Premier Guitar, 1 October 2018

FOR GUITARISTS, seeing Otis Rush in peak form was like grabbing a lightning rod as it was struck. ...


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