Tag: Etta James

January 20, 2012 | 4:26 pm

The California Report: Etta James and Johnny Otis, a Remembrance

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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 […]

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