Otis Clay

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Soul - singer - songwriter

Born on 11th February 1942 in Waxhaw, Mississippi, U.S.A.
Died on 8th January 2016, in Chicago, Illinois.
He moved to Chicago to start his career, where he started singing in gospel groups. In 1965 he was signed at One-derful. When this label folded, in 1968 he moved at Atlantic's Cotillion and in 1971 at Hi Records. He kept on recording all through the 70's and 80's at various labels (Kayvette Records, Rounder Records). He was one of the 2013 inductees to the Blues Hall Of Fame
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Albums

XSHL 32075 Otis Clay - Trying To Live My Life Without You album art Otis Clay Trying To Live My Life Without You (Album) Hi Records XSHL 32075 US 1972 Sell This Version
HLP-6003 Otis Clay - I Can't Take It album art Otis Clay I Can't Take It (Album) Hi Records HLP-6003 US 1977 Sell This Version
VIP-5042-3 Otis Clay - Live! Otis Clay album art Otis Clay Live! Otis Clay (Album) Victor VIP-5042-3 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
VIP-6819 Otis Clay - The Only Way Is Up album art Otis Clay The Only Way Is Up (Album) Victor VIP-6819 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
YR-38-8001, YR-38-8002 Otis Clay - Live Again! Otis Clay album art Otis Clay Live Again! Otis Clay (Album) Yupiteru Records, Yupiteru Records YR-38-8001, YR-38-8002 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
VDP-5111 Otis Clay - Live album art Otis Clay Live(CD) Victor VDP-5111 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
W-13008 Otis Clay - Watch Me Now album art Otis Clay Watch Me Now (Album) Waylo W-13008 US 1989 Sell This Version
269530 2 Otis Clay - A Memphis Soul Night - Live In Europe album art David Hudson (2), Otis Clay, Ann Peebles, Lynn White David Hudson (2), Otis Clay, Ann Peebles, Lynn White - A Memphis Soul Night - Live In Europe(2xCD, Album) Waylo 269530 2 Netherlands 1990 Sell This Version
BB 9520 Otis Clay - I'll Treat You Right album art Otis Clay I'll Treat You Right (Album) Americana Records, Inc. BB 9520 USA & Canada 1992 Sell This Version
PCD-2404 Otis Clay - When The Gates Swing Open album art Otis Clay When The Gates Swing Open(CD, Album) P-Vine Records PCD-2404 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
BPCD 5005 Otis Clay - The Gospel Truth  album art Otis Clay The Gospel Truth (CD, Album) Blind Pig Records BPCD 5005 US 1993 Sell This Version
903157.2 Otis Clay - You Are My Life album art Otis Clay You Are My Life(CD, Album) MMS 903157.2 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
BB 9590 Otis Clay - This Time Around album art Otis Clay This Time Around (Album) Bullseye Blues & Jazz BB 9590 US 1998 Sell This Version
none Otis Clay - Again album art Willie Henderson & Friends*, Mavis Staples, Jerry Butler, Otis Clay, Alvin Cash Willie Henderson & Friends*, Mavis Staples, Jerry Butler, Otis Clay, Alvin Cash - Again(CD, Album) Now Sound Records none US 2004 Sell This Version
CCD 11084 Otis Clay - In The House album art Otis Clay In The House (Album) Crosscut Records CCD 11084 2005 Sell This Version
ECCD 357 Otis Clay - Walk A Mile In My Shoes album art Otis Clay Walk A Mile In My Shoes(CD, Album) Echo Records ECCD 357 2007 Sell This Version
ECCD 358 Otis Clay - Truth Is album art Otis Clay Truth Is(CD, Album) Echo Records ECCD 358 US 2012 Sell This Version
CFR-018 Otis Clay - Remembering O.V. album art Johnny Rawls With Special Guest Otis Clay Johnny Rawls With Special Guest Otis Clay - Remembering O.V. (Album) Catfood Records CFR-018 US 2013 Sell This Version
DE-836, DE 836, 836 Otis Clay - Message In Blue album art Dave Specter With Otis Clay, Brother John Kattke, Bob Corritore Dave Specter With Otis Clay, Brother John Kattke, Bob Corritore - Message In Blue(CD, Album) Delmark Records, Delmark Records, Delmark Records DE-836, DE 836, 836 US 2014 Sell This Version
CFR-021 Otis Clay - Soul Brothers album art Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls - Soul Brothers (Album) Catfood Records CFR-021 US 2014 Sell This Version
BDRCD-46 Otis Clay - This Time For Real album art Billy Price (2) & Otis Clay Billy Price (2) & Otis Clay - This Time For Real (Album) Bonedog Records BDRCD-46 US 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

4837 Otis Clay - Tired Of Falling In (And Out Of) Love / I Paid The Price album art Otis Clay Tired Of Falling In (And Out Of) Love / I Paid The Price (Single) One-derful 4837 US 1965 Sell This Version
4834 Otis Clay - Three Is A Crowd / Flame In Your Heart album art Otis Clay Three Is A Crowd / Flame In Your Heart (Single) One-derful 4834 US 1965 Sell This Version
4841 Otis Clay - I'm Satisfied / I Testify album art Otis Clay I'm Satisfied / I Testify (Single) One-derful 4841 US 1966 Sell This Version
4846 Otis Clay - It's Easier Said, Than Done / A Flame In Your Heart album art Otis Clay It's Easier Said, Than Done / A Flame In Your Heart (Single) One-derful 4846 US 1966 Sell This Version

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DealsFromACrate

May 27, 2019
There are some artists where they sound like theyre singing the song, while not being completely into it. Otis puts 100% of himself into his music, and it just tears through you. He has that gospel passion.

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