Johnny Otis

Jukebox Hits 1946-1954

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C'mon baby, stand up, hug up, and let's groove. These 20 tunes put together on Acrobat from Johnny Otis' years with Savoy are the authentic grooveatious article. Whether it's the slow stroll of "Driftin' Blues," the mid-tempo of "Cupid Boogie," or the completely crazy barrelhouse strut of "Mambo Boogie," "All Night Long," or "Hound Dog," it's all killer no filler. Johnny Otis was the man, picking up from cats like Louis Jordan and Charles Brown and T-Bone Walker; Otis knew hot to let it rip, drip and boil and this set proves it. A great introduction to one of the mightiest.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 3:15 Spotify
2
3:04 Spotify
3
3:06 Spotify
4
2:48 Spotify
5
3:13 Spotify
6
2:47 Spotify
7
3:02 Spotify
8
2:38 Spotify
9
2:35 Spotify
10
2:33 Spotify
11
2:55 Spotify
12
4:07
13
2:51 Spotify
14
3:15 Spotify
15
2:43 Spotify
16
2:36 Spotify
17 3:11 Spotify
18
3:09 Spotify
19
2:53 Spotify
20
2:29 Spotify
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