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

LP-104 Johnny Otis - Rock 'N Roll Hit Parade Volume 1 album art Johnny Otis Rock 'N Roll Hit Parade Volume 1 (Album, Comp) Dig Records LP-104 US 1957 Sell This Version
KST-549 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 KST-549 US 1970 Sell This Version
BDL 1002 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 BDL 1002 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
KLP 8001 Johnny Otis - Otisology album art Johnny Otis Otisology (Album, Comp) Kent KLP 8001 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

F4060 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 F4060 US 1958 Sell This Version
EAP 1-1134 Johnny Otis - The Johnny Otis Show album art Johnny Otis The Johnny Otis Show (EP) Capitol Records EAP 1-1134 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
45-5581 Johnny Otis - Baby, I Got News For You album art Johnny Otis Baby, I Got News For You King Records (3) 45-5581 US 1961 Sell This Version
45-5690 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) 45-5690 US 1962 Sell This Version
45-5634 Johnny Otis - Queen Of The Twist album art Johnny Otis Queen Of The Twist King Records (3) 45-5634 US 1962 Sell This Version
45-5707 Johnny Otis - Somebody Call The Station / Yes album art Johnny Otis Somebody Call The Station / Yes (Single) King Records (3) 45-5707 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 (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 (Single) King Records (3) 45-5606 US 1963 Sell This Version
VE-P 170162 Johnny Otis - Johnny Otis album art Johnny Otis Johnny Otis(7", EP) Vocalion (3) VE-P 170162 UK 1965 Sell This Version
153 Johnny Otis - Long Distance / Banana Peels album art Johnny Otis Long Distance / Banana Peels(7") Eldo Records 153 US 1967 Sell This Version
SON 2008 Johnny Otis - Country Girl / Signifying Monkey album art Johnny Otis Country Girl / Signifying Monkey Modern Oldies SON 2008 UK 1969 Sell This Version
EPC 7423 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. (Single) Epic EPC 7423 Spain 1971 Sell This Version