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A Musical Profile Of Songwriter And Record Producer Clyde Otis

07/16/11 8:00PM By Joel Najman

Clyde Otis back in 1959 was the first African American hired as an Artist & Repertoire Director of a major U.S. record label, and is responsible for having produced several dozen major hit records as well as having written over 800 published songs.  This week Joel Najman's My Place program presents a musical profile of Clyde Otis, featuring an hour of his biggest hits and most significant  recordings. Featured are memorable hit recordings by Nat King Cole, Brook Benton, Dinah Washington, Elvis Presley and  others.

Playlist

8:04pm

Thank You Pretty Baby
Artist Name: Brook Benton
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71478
 

8:08pm

(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am
Artist Name: Nancy Wilson
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Capitol 5198
 

8:12pm

That's All There Is To That
Artist Name: Nat "King" Cole And The Four Knights
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Capitol 3456
 

8:16pm

Any Way You Want Me
Artist Name: Elvis Presley
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: RCA 47-6643
 

8:20pm

The Wall
Artist Name: Patti Page
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71059
 

8:24pm

The Stroll
Artist Name: The Diamonds
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71242
 

8:28pm

A Lover's Question
Artist Name: Clyde McPhatter
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic 1199
 

8:32pm

It's Just A Matter Of Time
Artist Name: Brook Benton
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71394
 

8:36pm

Endlessly
Artist Name: Brook Benton
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71443
 

8:40pm

What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
Artist Name: Dinah Washington
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71435
 

8:44pm

This Bitter Earth
Artist Name: Dinah Washington
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71635
 

8:48pm

Broken-Hearted Melody
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71477
 

8:52pm

Baby (You've Got What It Takes)
Artist Name: Dinah Washington & Brook Benton
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71629
 

8:53pm

Hurt
Artist Name: Timi Yuro
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Liberty 55343
 

8:54pm

Take A Look
Artist Name: Natalie Cole
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Elektra 64636
 
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