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Shuggie Otis

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Shuggie Otis: Here Comes Shuggie Otis (CBS)

Review by Jerry Gilbert, Melody Maker, 16 May 1970

IF SHUGGIE Otis is this good midway through his teens, what's he going to mature into? ...

The Johnny Otis Show feat. Big Joe Turner, Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson et al: Basin Street West, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 15 August 1970

An Old-Timer Hangs Loose ...

Shuggie's On His Own

Profile by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, September 1970

HIS FATHER is famous, the people he records with are famous, and now he's on his way as well. His name is Shuggie Otis. If ...

Johnny Otis, Shuggie Otis: 100 Club, London

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 2 September 1972

DO YOU FEEL all right? I mean, are you ready to put yo' hands together one time and say yeah? Louder, I wanna hear you ...

The Resurrection of Shuggie Otis

Retrospective and Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 June 2001

INSPIRATION INFORMATION disappeared shortly after its 1974 release, and the world soon forgot about Shuggie Otis, the promising young rock musician who made the record. ...

Nightstick: Shuggie Otis

Report by Kirk Silsbee, New Times Los Angeles, 5 July 2001

THE GUITAR-PLAYING son of R&B pioneer Johnny Otis was a genuine Los Angeles success story in the early 1970s. ...

The Rock Snob's Dictionary: An Introduction

Book Excerpt by David Kamp, Broadway Books, February 2006

2021 AUTHOR'S NOTE: This was written in 2005 and does not entirely hold up today. (But most of it does.) ...


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