Johnny Otis

Johnny Otis

Real Name:
Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes
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b. December 28, 1921 Vallejo, California, USA.
d. January 17, 2012 Alta Dena, California, USA.

Band leader, musician, talent scout, political activist, author and artist, Johnny Otis founded the Ultra Records label in 1956 along with Frank Gallo, Eddie Mesner and Leo Mesner. When it was discovered that another label by that name already existed they changed the name of the label to Dig Records.

In 1960 Johnny founded the Eldo Records label.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 (Non-Performer).
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Johnny Otis Discography Tracks

Albums

Johnny Otis Rock 'N Roll Hit Parade Volume 1 (Album, Comp) Dig Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Guitar Slim Green* With Johnny* And Shuggie Otis Guitar Slim Green* With Johnny* And Shuggie Otis - Stone Down Blues (Album) Kent US 1970 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies Volume 3 - Johnny Otis (Album) Blues Spectrum UK 1973 Sell This Version
BS 113 Johnny Otis Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies Volume 13 - Johnny Otis(LP) Blues Spectrum BS 113 US 1977 Sell This Version
BS 108 Johnny Otis Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies Volume 8 - Johnny Otis(LP) Blues Spectrum BS 108 US 1977 Sell This Version
Bi 15239 Johnny Otis The King Story Vol. 4(LP, Album, RE) Bellaphon Bi 15239 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
SNTF 878 Johnny Otis The New Johnny Otis Show With Shuggie Otis(LP, Album) Sonet SNTF 878 UK 1981 Sell This Version
HS-1001 Johnny Otis Johnny Otis! Johnny Otis!: The 1984 Johnny Otis Show(LP, Album) Hawk Sound Records HS-1001 US 1984 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis Otisology (Album) Kent US 1986 Sell This Version
KICP 2128 Johnny Otis The Original Johnny Otis Show Vol.1(CD, Album, Mono) King Records KICP 2128 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
17 056 Johnny Otis Nothin' But The Blues(CD, Album) LaserLight Digital 17 056 US 1995 Sell This Version
JT101 Johnny Otis R & B Dance Party!(CD, Album) J & T Records (2) JT101 US 1997 Sell This Version
JT102 Johnny Otis Blues And Swing Party Volume One(CD, Album) J & T Records (2) JT102 US 1998 Sell This Version
CLP 3341 Richard Berry, Johnny Otis, Big Joe Turner, Charles Brown, Louis Jordan, Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers, Amos Milburn, Gatemouth Moore, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Pee Wee Crayton, Roy Milton Richard Berry, Johnny Otis, Big Joe Turner, Charles Brown, Louis Jordan, Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers, Amos Milburn, Gatemouth Moore, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Pee Wee Crayton, Roy Milton - In Session(2xLP, Album, 120) Goldenlane Records CLP 3341 US 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

1028 Johnny Otis Head Hunter(Shellac, 10", Promo) Regent 1028 1950 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis With The Johnny Otis Show Johnny Otis With The Johnny Otis Show - Crazy Country Hop / Willie Did The Cha Cha (Single) Capitol Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis The Johnny Otis Show (EP) Capitol Records UK 1959 Sell This Version
106 Johnny Otis The New Bo Diddley / The Jelly Roll(7") Eldo Records 106 US 1960 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis Baby, I Got News For You King Records (3) US 1961 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis Early In The Morning Blues / The Hey, Hey, Hey Song King Records (3) US 1962 Sell This Version
45-5634 Johnny Otis Queen Of The Twist(7", Promo) King Records (3) 45-5634 US 1962 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis Somebody Call The Station / Yes (Single) King Records (3) US 1963 Sell This Version
45-5790 Johnny Otis Bye, Bye, Baby (I'm Leaving You) / The Hash(7", Single) King Records (3) 45-5790 US 1963 Sell This Version
45-5606 Johnny Otis She's All Right(7", Single) King Records (3) 45-5606 US 1963 Sell This Version
VE-P 170162 Johnny Otis Johnny Otis(7", EP) Vocalion (3) VE-P 170162 UK 1965 Sell This Version