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Clyde Otis

Born: Sep 11, 1924

Death: Jan 8, 2008

Birthplace: Prentiss

Profession: Record producer

Nationality: United States

Clyde Otis

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1924
Date of Death : Jan 8, 2008
Birth Place : Prentiss

Clyde Otis, born in Prentiss, Mississippi, was an American songwriter and producer best known for his collaboration with singer Brook Benton, and for being one of the first African-American A&R executive for a major label. According to the music licensing organization Broadcast Music Inc., Otis is credited as the writer or co-writer of almost 800 songs.

Profession


  • Record producer
  • Songwriter

Also known as


  • Otis, Clyde

Awards Won


  • Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
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