The California Report: Etta James and Johnny Otis, a Remembrance
Musical renaissance man and Vallejo native Johnny Otis, often called the Godfather of R&B, died on Tuesday. His death was followed, this morning, by that of legendary R&B singer Etta James, whom Otis happened to have discovered and produced, and who lived in San Francisco’s Fillmore district as a kid.
The California Report’s Scott Shafer talks to pop music critic Steve Hochman and jazz reviewer Andrew Gilbert in a report on these two giants musical giants. Listen below…
You can also listen to Cy Musiker’s report on Johnny Otis from yesterday…Related