Otis Rene

Real Name:
Otis J. René
Profile:
American songwriter.
Born: 2 October 1898, New Orleans.
Died: 5 April 1970, Los Angeles
Ran record label Excelsior Records (1944 to 1951) and Spin Records set up in 1952.
Brother of Leon Rene.
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Otis Rene Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

Otis Rene - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You album art Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra* When It's Sleepy Time Down South • Cuando Es Hora De Retirarse En El Sur Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra* - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You OKeh US 1931 Sell This Version
MR 850 Otis Rene - That's My Home / A Broken Rosary album art Reilly And Comfort* That's My Home (as O. Rene) Reilly And Comfort* - That's My Home / A Broken Rosary(Shellac, 10") Regal Zonophone MR 850 UK 1933 Sell This Version
02123 Otis Rene - When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan / When album art Cleo Brown Cleo Brown - When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan / When(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 02123 UK 1935 Sell This Version
632 Otis Rene - When / When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan album art Cleo Brown Cleo Brown - When / When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan(Shellac, 10") Decca 632 US 1935 Sell This Version
4313 Otis Rene - Dusty Road  album art Nelson Eddy Dusty Road Nelson Eddy - Dusty Road (Shellac, 10", Single, Mono) Victor (4) 4313 US 1936 Sell This Version
795 Otis Rene - Latch On / Slow Poke album art Cleo Brown Cleo Brown - Latch On / Slow Poke(Shellac, 10") Decca 795 US 1936 Sell This Version
846 Otis Rene - Love In The First Degree / My Gal Mezzanine album art Cleo Brown My Gal Mezzanine Cleo Brown - Love In The First Degree / My Gal Mezzanine(Shellac, 10") Decca 846 US 1936 Sell This Version
7606 Otis Rene - Hot Spell / Juba album art Manny Kline And His Orchestra* Juba Manny Kline And His Orchestra* - Hot Spell / Juba(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 7606 US 1936 Sell This Version
25634 Otis Rene - Changes / When It's Sleepy Time Down South album art Benny Goodman And His Orchestra When It's Sleepy Time Down South Benny Goodman And His Orchestra - Changes / When It's Sleepy Time Down South(Shellac, 10") Victor 25634 US 1937 Sell This Version
171 Otis Rene - Connie Boswell Souvenir Album album art Connie Boswell When It's Sleepy Time Down South Connie Boswell - Connie Boswell Souvenir Album(5xShellac, 10", Album, Comp) Decca 171 US 1940 Sell This Version
B-10703 Otis Rene - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Mighty River album art Louis Armstrong And Orchestra* When It's Sleepy Time Down South (as Otis René) Louis Armstrong And Orchestra* - When It's Sleepy Time Down South / Mighty River(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-10703 US 1940 Sell This Version
3287 Otis Rene - I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby / When It's Sleepy Time Down South album art Connie Boswell When It's Sleepy Time Down South Connie Boswell - I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby / When It's Sleepy Time Down South(Shellac, 10") Decca 3287 US 1940 Sell This Version
Otis Rene - Nothin' / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat album art Ink Spots* Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat Ink Spots* - Nothin' / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat (Single) Decca US 1941 Sell This Version
B-11398 The Four King Sisters* Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat The Four King Sisters* - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / We're The Couple In The Castle(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-11398 US 1941 Sell This Version
B-11277 Otis Rene - Hey Doc! / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat album art Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) And His Orchestra* Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) And His Orchestra* - Hey Doc! / Someone's Rocking My Dream Boat(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-11277 US 1941 Sell This Version
Otis Rene - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / I Don't Want To Walk Without You album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / I Don't Want To Walk Without You Victor US 1942 Sell This Version
B-11408 Otis Rene - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / Goodnight Baby, Goodnight album art Four Tones And Eddie Beal Trio Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat (as O. Rene) Four Tones And Eddie Beal Trio - Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat / Goodnight Baby, Goodnight(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-11408 US 1942 Sell This Version
9004 Otis Rene - I'm Lost / Shy Little Witch From Greenwich album art Warren Evans And His Recording Orchestra / The Hank D'Amico Sextet* I'm Lost (as Otis René) Warren Evans And His Recording Orchestra / The Hank D'Amico Sextet* - I'm Lost / Shy Little Witch From Greenwich(Shellac, 10") National Records (2) 9004 US 1944 Sell This Version
165 Otis Rene - Just A Baby's Prayer At Twilight / I'm Lost album art Benny Carter And His Orchestra I'm Lost Benny Carter And His Orchestra - Just A Baby's Prayer At Twilight / I'm Lost(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 165 US 1944 Sell This Version
HJ-100, TR-107 Otis Rene - At Least You Could Have Saved Me A Dream / Bring Enough Cloths For Three Days  album art Herb "Flamingo" Jeffries*, Eddie Beal Trio / Timmie Rogers And Excelsior Hep Cats At Least You Could Have Saved Me A Dream Herb "Flamingo" Jeffries*, Eddie Beal Trio / Timmie Rogers And Excelsior Hep Cats - At Least You Could Have Saved Me A Dream / Bring Enough Cloths For Three Days (Shellac, 10") Excelsior Records, Excelsior Records HJ-100, TR-107 US 1945 Sell This Version
Otis Rene - I'm Lost / Let's Spring One album art King Cole Trio* Let's Spring One (as Rene) and 1 more… King Cole Trio* - I'm Lost / Let's Spring One Parlophone Italy 1947 Sell This Version
Otis Rene - Voot Nay On The Vot Nay / I Sold My Heart To The Junk Man album art The Basin Street Boys With Eddie Beals' Fourtet* I Sold My Heart To The Junk Man (as Otis René) The Basin Street Boys With Eddie Beals' Fourtet* - Voot Nay On The Vot Nay / I Sold My Heart To The Junk Man Exclusive (2) US 1946 Sell This Version
24327 Otis Rene - The Best Things In Life Are Free / I Woke Up With A Teardrop In My Eye	 album art Ink Spots* I Woke Up With A Teardrop In My Eye Ink Spots* - The Best Things In Life Are Free / I Woke Up With A Teardrop In My Eye (Shellac, 10") Decca 24327 US 1948 Sell This Version
83x Otis Rene - Give Me A Man / That Ain't The Way To Love album art Mabel Scott That Ain't The Way To Love (as Otis René) Mabel Scott - Give Me A Man / That Ain't The Way To Love(Shellac, 10") Exclusive (2) 83x US 1949 Sell This Version
3 Otis Rene - My Baby's Business / Jimmy's Round The Clock Blues album art Jimmy Rushing With Johnny Otis Orchestra* Jimmy's Round The Clock Blues Jimmy Rushing With Johnny Otis Orchestra* - My Baby's Business / Jimmy's Round The Clock Blues(7", Single) Excelsior Records 3 US 1950 Sell This Version