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Otis Rush
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Rush at the Notodden Blues Festival,
Norway, 1997
Background information
Birth name Otis Rush Jr.
Born (1935-04-29)April 29, 1935
Philadelphia, Mississippi, U.S.
Died September 29, 2018(2018-09-29) (aged 83)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Genres Blues, Chicago blues, R&B
Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1956–2003
Labels Cobra, Chess, Duke, Vanguard, Cotillion, Bullfrog, Black & Blue, P-Vine Records Delmark, Sonet, Blind Pig

Otis Rush Jr. (April 29, 1935 – September 29, 2018) was an American Hall of Fame blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. His music became known as West Side Chicago blues. He had a wide-ranging, powerful tenor voice. His best known songs were "All Your Love", "I Can't Quit You Baby", and "Double Trouble".

Rush died on September 29, 2018 from complications of a stroke in Chicago, aged 83.



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