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Otis Spann

Otis Spann

7 articles


Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters et al: The American Folk Blues Festival, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, and the Twisted Wheel, Manchester

Live Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 2 November 1963


Welcome, Bluesway Records

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, May 1967

THERE AREN'T many new blues albums around, much less a label devoted to blues product. Why, you might ask, when the demand for blues is ...

Muddy Waters and Otis Spann: End of the Soul Half-Brothers

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 7 December 1968

I WAS playing some records with Otis Spann and S.P. Leary in their hotel on London's Cromwell Road last week. ...

Top of the chart Fleetwood Mac act as a backing group!

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 8 February 1969

WHICH TOP British group acted as a backing group for another artist while their own record was number one? ...

Otis Spann: All Alone Otis Is Feeling No Pain

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 5 July 1969

ON OTIS Spann's last visit to this country, with Muddy Waters in November, I wrote that the Waters-Spann partnership would soon be ended. ...

Albert King, Otis Spann et al: American Folk, Blues & Gospel Festival, Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Jerry Gilbert, Melody Maker, 8 November 1969

JOHN LEE HOOKER'S absence from the American Folk, Blues & Gospel Festival was without the consequence that at first seemed likely when the tour opened ...

Otis Spann

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

b. 21 March 1930, Jackson, Mississippi, USA, d. 24 April 1970, Chicago, Illinois ...

see also Muddy Waters


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