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Rush, Otis

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Personal name headingRush, Otis
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See alsoCorporate body: Otis Rush Blues Band
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Biography/History noteIndividual was a Grammy awardee.
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedChicago (Ill.)
Birth date1935-04-29
Death date2018-09-29
Place of birthPhiladelphia (Miss.)
Field of activityBlues (Music)
AffiliationChess Records (Firm) Capitol Records, Inc.
Silvertone Records
Profession or occupationBlues musicians Guitarists Singers
Found inHis Cold day in hell. [SR] p1975.
His The classic recordings [SR] p1985: label (Otis Rush) container (b. 4/29/34, Philadelphia, Miss.)
Oxford music online, November 7, 2013: Encyclopedia of popular music (Rush, Otis; born April 29, 1934, Philadelphia, Mississippi; left-handed blues guitarist and singer)
Wikipedia, November 7, 2013 (Otis Rush; born April 29, 1935, Philadelphia, Mississippi; blues musician, singer and guitarist; moved to Chicago in 1948; his sound became known as West Side Chicago blues; has not performed since suffering a stroke in 2004)
Otis Rush WWW site, November 7, 2013: Biography (Otis Rush; legendary guitarist/vocalist; along with Buddy Guy and Magic Sam, pioneered the "West Side sound," a minor-key sound, characterized by impassioned gospel-tinged vocals, and bursts of arpeggio guitar riffs; born in Philadelphia, Mississippi in 1935; moved to Chicago in 1949)
African American National Biography, accessed March 13, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Rush, Otis; blues musician / singer, guitarist; born 29 April 1934 in Philadelphia, Mississippi, United States; became a leading exponent of the West Side sound developed in mid-1950s; worked for Chess Records; was brought to Cobra Records on the West Side of Chicago; “I Can't Quit You Baby,” which became a national rhythm and blues hit; after years of toiling with a top-notch band (1960s), recorded Mourning in the Morning (1969) for Cotillion; signed to a Capitol Records deal (1971), which resulted in the recording of one album, Right Place, Wrong Time; had a record deal with Silvertone Records, the Grammy-nominated Ain't Enough Coming In (1994) was released to critical acclaim; won a Grammy Award for Any Place I'm Going (1999))
New York times WWW site, viewed Oct. 1, 2018 (in obituary published Sept. 29: Otis Rush; b. Apr. 29, 1935, Philadelphia, Miss.; moved to Chicago, 1949; d. Saturday [Sept. 29, 2018], aged 83; powerful blues singer and innovative guitarist who had a profound influence not just on his fellow bluesmen but also on rock guitarists like Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page)
Associated languageeng