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Clyde Otis

voc, 1924-2008 US, Prentiss County, Mississippi
Singer / Songwriter / Producer of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Clyde Lovern Otis Cliff Owens

Clyde Otis (September 11, 1924 – January 8, 2008), born in Prentiss, Mississippi, was an American songwriter and record producer best known for his collaboration with singer Brook Benton, and for being one of the first African-American A&R executives at a major label.According to the music licensing organization Broadcast Music Inc., Otis is credited as the writer or co-writer of almost 800 songs.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Magnolia Blossoms on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Asleep In The Deep on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans? on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Struttin' With My Baby Doll on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Sweet Sixteen on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Natchez Parade on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Li'l Liza Jane on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Hear That Trombone on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Hush Puppies In The Moonlight on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis
Nashville on Here Comes The Showboat by Clyde Otis

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
America's Dance FavoritesClyde Otis2012Album
Jungle Drums / The Peanut VendorClyde Otis1981Single
High On A CloudClyde Otis1961Single
In Old Madrid / PoincianaClyde Otis1961Single
You Came A Long Way From St. Louis / LissabonClyde OtisSingle
(Love Theme From ) El CidClyde OtisSingle
Big Noise From Winnetka / You Came A Long Way From St. LouisCozy Cole / Clyde OtisSingle
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Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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