Kooper and the then-fifteen-year-old Otis recorded the whole album over one weekend in New York. Soon after his first marriage ended, he married Lillian Wilson (known as Teri), daughter of trumpeter/bandleader/Latin-jazz pioneer Gerald Wilson; they had a son, Eric, naming him after Eric Dolphy, who was one of Gerald's bandmates and close friends. Otis's composition "Strawberry Letter 23" (as recorded by The Brothers Johnson) topped the Billboard R&B chart and reached #5 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977. Here Comes Shuggie Otis is the first album by Shuggie Otis. He not … Shuggie Otis is the eldest son of R&B pioneer and bandleader Johnny Otis. Both of Shuggie's sons, Lucky and Eric, are musicians in their own right; Eric is currently playing and touring in his father's band, while Lucky is spearheading various projects, including launching his solo career, heading his own group Otis Ledbetter with partner Louis Ledbetter, great-grandson of blues musician Lead Belly, and also leading a 13-piece rhythm-and-blues orchestra, which he has dubbed the New Johnny Otis All-Stars, continuing his grandfather's legacy. Here Comes Shuggie Otis is the first album by Shuggie Otis. Shuggie Otis. It is a re-release of Inspiration/Information. In 1974, Otis released Inspiration Information, his third and final album for Epic Records. Shuggie Otis (born Johnny Alexander Veliotes, Jr.; November 30, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, and multi-instrumentalist. "Oxford Gray" Johnny Otis, Shuggie Otis: 6:53: 2. Shuggie Otis Last updated January 18, 2020. Johnny Otis (born Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes; December 28, 1921 – January 17, 2012) was an American singer, musician, composer, arranger, bandleader, talent scout, disc jockey, record producer, television show host, artist, author, journalist, minister, and impresario. Otis and Sony Music Entertainment made a deal for a double CD which was released on April 20, 2013. After a series of similar refusals, Otis gained the reputation of "taking his time", and his recording contract with Epic Records was nullified. He started performing in his youth and released his first record in 1970. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. It was released in 1970 on Epic Records. It was released in 1970 on Epic Records. Shuggie Otis (born Johnny Alexander Veliotes, Jr.; November 30, 1953)[1][2] is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, and multi-instrumentalist. Due in part to this regained interest, the album was re-released on April 3, 2001, by David Byrne's independent label Luaka Bop Records. Johnny Shuggie Otis (born Johnny Alexander Veliotes, Jr.; November 30, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, and multi-instrumentalist. Countless musicians were his guests on that debut attempt, including Johnny, Leon Haywood, Al McKibbon, Wilton Felder. In 1969, Al Kooper asked Otis to be the featured guest on the second installment (Kooper Session) of the Super Session album series that had previously included Stephen Stills and Mike Bloomfield. Both the album and single reached the Billboard Top 200 and the Billboard Hot 100, respectively and caught the attention of Brothers Johnson guitarist George Johnson, who then played it for producer Quincy Jones. All the songs were written and arranged by Otis himself, who played every musical instrument on the album, except for horns and some strings. The track, specifically its main melody, has been used many times in music sampling: The Vic Reeves cover song "Born Free" from his 1991 album I Will Cure You. Sampling. The name "Shuggie" (short for "sugar," according to his mother) was coined by Phyllis when he was a newborn. Template:Infobox musical artist. They covered the song and it instantly became a smash hit. Freedom Flight , released in the fall of 1971 on Epic Records, is the second album by Shuggie Otis.The album contains the original version of "Strawberry Letter 23", a 1977 hit for The Brothers Johnson. Otis's composition "Strawberry Letter 23" (as recorded by The Brothers Johnson) topped the Billboard R&B chart and reached#5 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977. Inspiration Information is the third album by Shuggie Otis.Released in 1974 on Epic Records, it reached #181 on Billboard's Top 200 Pop Albums list, and its featured single (with the title of the same name) also reached #56 on the U.S. R&B charts. Shuggie Otis performing "Me and My Woman" live at Stern Grove Festival on August 4, 2013. The Negativland song "White Rabbit and a Dog Named Gidget" from their 1989 album Helter Stupid. "Jennie Lee" Wilton Felder, Johnny Otis, Shuggie Otis: 2:15: 3. Kooper Session is the second-in-line of the Super Session albums featuring singer-songwriter Al Kooper.Joining Kooper in the guitar slot is 15-year-old phenomenon Shuggie Otis, son of legendary rhythm and blues pioneer Johnny Otis.. He started drumming at age 4, made his recording debut in 1962 at age 12, playing guitar behind former 'Raylette' singer Ethel Fort, and released his solo recording debut at age 15. He started drumming at age 4, made his recording debut in 1962 at age 12, playing guitar behind former 'Raylette' singer Ethel Fort, and released his solo recording debut at age 15. Otis is featured in every one of his father Johnny's books, as well as Alligator Records Presents West Coast Blues, issued in August 1998. Otis's only credited works throughout the mid-1970s were done as a session musician for his father's recording projects. Side one; No. Otis, primarily known as a guitarist, also sings and plays a multitude of other instruments. Here Comes Shuggie Otis; Studio album by . Title Writer(s) Length; 1. King, who was quoted in a 1970 issue of Guitar Player magazine saying Otis was his "favorite new guitarist". In 1969, Shuggie recorded for Frank Zappa, and provided bass for Hot Rats. Wings of Love is an album of previously unreleased material, all of which was written from 1975 to the present, including live material from some of his rare performances. Shuggie Otis (* 30. listopadu 1953) je americký zpěvák a kytarista, syn hudebníka Johnnyho Otise.Na kytaru začal hrát ve svých dvou letech a ve svých dvanácti letech začal vystupovat s kapelou svého otce. B. Template:BLP sources He declined the offer, along with the chance to work with Quincy Jones in helping produce Otis's next album. This CD re-issue includes all nine original album tracks plus four songs taken from Otis' 1971 album Freedom Flight, and features new cover art, liner notes, and exclusive never-seen-before photos. Shuggie Otis, born 1953, is the son of Johnny Otis, a rhythm and blues musician. It will be available on Shugiterius records (Shuggie's new company) and Sony records, through Sony Music Entertainment. [2] He also achieved commercial success with his 1974 single "Inspiration Information" (from the album of the same name), reaching #56 on the R&B chart.[2]. Shuggie Otis-Here Comes Shuggie Otis at Discogs, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Here_Comes_Shuggie_Otis&oldid=976388047, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Richard Mackey, Willie Ruff – French horn, Eunice Wennermark, Ginger Smock, Isadore Roman, Joe Lichter – strings, Preston Love, Jack Kelso, Hank Jernigan – flute, This page was last edited on 2 September 2020, at 17:16. Here Comes Shuggie Otis is the first album by Shuggie Otis. Shuggie Otis, born 1953, is the son of Johnny Otis, a rhythm and blues musician. Shuggie Otis is the eldest son of R&B pioneer and bandleader Johnny Otis. Some of the artists Otis performed and recorded with during that time include Frank Zappa (having played electric bass on "Peaches en Regalia" on the 1969 album Hot Rats),[3] Etta James, Eddie Vinson, Richard Berry, Louis Jordan, and Bobby 'Blue' Bland, among many others.