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FRET12 Exclusive: Dave Specter interviews the Legendary Otis Clay

FRET12 Exclusive: Dave Specter interviews the Legendary Otis Clay


In a sad week of music, another legend passed away on January 8, 2016. The one and only Otis Clay was one of the biggest players and inspirations in all of the blues world. In an exclusive FRET12 interview, Dave Specter takes Soul/Blues legend Otis Clay out to lunch at Alice's Soul Food in Chicago's Austin neighborhood. So have a seat and join us as Otis tells us all about his influences, his most memorable gigs.

From his upbringing in Mississippi, to his journey to Indiana and then Chicago, to his earliest performing years, to his phenomenal legacy as an artist; this interview offers an intimate insight and tells a charming story about this musical icon who has left a mark on legions of musicians around the world.

To check out Otis' latest and greatest work and for all of the latest information on an upcoming tribute concert in his honor please visit http://www.otisclay.net/our-hearts-are-broken/