- Clips (3)Latest ClipShuggie Otis on working with his dad Johnny
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- Shuggie Otis on working with his dad Johnnyhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pdmk.jpg2013-05-29T09:42:00ZA rare interview with the great Shuggie Otis who talks about how jazz influenced his life.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/ff9542ca-7859-4db2-8796-c1e3c39b9c0a?clipfocus=p019pdqwSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 3 mins
Shuggie Otis on working with his dad Johnny
- Shuggie Otis interview with Huey Morganhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02clr3v.jpg2013-01-06T00:00:21ZHuey is joined by American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Shuggie Otis.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/ff9542ca-7859-4db2-8796-c1e3c39b9c0a?clipfocus=p013dhlbSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 16 mins
Shuggie Otis interview with Huey Morgan
- Shuggie Otis chats to Gilles Petersonhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02clpf7.jpg2012-12-17T00:00:55ZGilles Peterson talks to 1970s child prodigy and RnB star Shuggie Otis.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/ff9542ca-7859-4db2-8796-c1e3c39b9c0a?clipfocus=p012qby1Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 11 mins
Shuggie Otis chats to Gilles Peterson
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Shuggie Otis (born Johnny Alexander Veliotes, Jr.; November 30, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, and multi-instrumentalist.
Otis' 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. 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.