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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Albums

Johnny Otis - Rock 'N Roll Hit Parade Volume 1 album art Johnny Otis Rock 'N Roll Hit Parade Volume 1 (Album, Comp) Dig Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis - Stone Down Blues album art 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 art 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 album art 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 album art 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 album art 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 album art 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 album art 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 art Johnny Otis Otisology (Album) Kent US 1986 Sell This Version
17 056 Johnny Otis - Nothin' But The Blues album art Johnny Otis Nothin' But The Blues(CD, Album) LaserLight Digital 17 056 US 1995 Sell This Version
JT101 Johnny Otis - R & B Dance Party! album art 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 album art Johnny Otis Blues And Swing Party Volume One(CD, Album) J & T Records (2) JT102 US 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Johnny Otis - Crazy Country Hop / Willie Did The Cha Cha album art 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 album art Johnny Otis The Johnny Otis Show (EP) Capitol Records UK 1959 Sell This Version
106 Johnny Otis - The New Bo Diddley / The Jelly Roll album art 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 album art Johnny Otis Baby, I Got News For You King Records (3) US 1961 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis - Queen Of The Twist album art Johnny Otis Queen Of The Twist King Records (3) US 1962 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis - Early In The Morning Blues / The Hey, Hey, Hey Song album art Johnny Otis Early In The Morning Blues / The Hey, Hey, Hey Song King Records (3) US 1962 Sell This Version
Johnny Otis - Somebody Call The Station / Yes album art 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 album art 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 album art 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
SON 2008 Johnny Otis - Country Girl album art Johnny Otis Country Girl(7") Sonet SON 2008 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SSC 1135 Johnny Otis - Willie And The Hand Jive / Goin' Back To L.A. album art Johnny Otis Willie And The Hand Jive / Goin' Back To L.A.(7", Single) CBS SSC 1135 South Africa 1971 Sell This Version
EPC 7423 Johnny Otis - Willie And The Hand Jive album art Johnny Otis Willie And The Hand Jive(7", Single) Epic EPC 7423 Spain 1971 Sell This Version