Otis Blackwell

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    Daddy Rollin' StoneOtis Blackwell
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    Sleep Is Just Around The CornerOtis Blackwell
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    Let's Talk About UsOtis Blackwell
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    Searchin'Otis Blackwell
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    Great Balls Of FireOtis Blackwell

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        Few 1950s rock & roll tunesmiths were as prolifically talented as Otis Blackwell. His immortal compositions include Little Willie John's "Fever," Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel" and "All Shook Up," Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" and "Breathless," and Jimmy Jones' "Handy Man" (just for starters). Though he often collaborated with various partners on the thriving '50s New York R&B scene (Winfield Scott, Eddie Cooley, and Jack Hammer, to name three), Blackwell's songwri... Read more

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