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Tuesday, May 25 2010

R&B’s Paterfamilias Johnny Otis: ‘Black by Persuasion’

Not long after Pete Seeger galvanized American progressives with folk music, and years before Bob Dylan brought social issues to the forefront of rock music, Johnny Otis was a "drum major for justice".


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