Johnny Otis

Johnny Otis Biography

b. December 28, 1921 Vallejo, California, USA.

d. January 17, 2012 Alta Dena, California, USA.

Band leader, musician, talent scout, political activist, author and artist, Johnny Otis founded the Ultra Records label in 1956 along with Frank Gallo, Eddie Mesner and Leo Mesner. When it was discovered that another label by that name already existed they changed the name of the label to Dig Records.

In 1960 Johnny founded the Eldo records label.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 (Non-Performer).

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