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Shuggie Otis

Shuggie Otis was born John Otis Jr.--his father was R&B icon Johnny Otis--in 1953 in Los Angeles, CA. He began performing at age 12, playing guitar and bass, and soon became a hit on the West Coast blues circuit. It wasn't too long afterwards that he began performing in his father's band and doing session work on the side. He made his first ... See full bio »

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Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Soundtrack
Dallas Buyers Club
Dallas Buyers Club Soundtrack
Jackie Brown
Jackie Brown Soundtrack
Pride Soundtrack


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 2013 Dallas Buyers Club (performer: "Purple", "Sweet Thang")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #19.30 (2011) ... (writer: "Strawberry Letter 23" - uncredited)
- Caroline Kennedy/The Joy Formidable/Dock Diving Dogs on 53rd Street (2011) ... (writer: "Strawberry Letter 23" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.107 (2011) ... (writer: "Strawberry Letter 23" - uncredited)
  House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Baggage (2010) ... (performer: "Me and My Woman" - uncredited) / (writer: "Me and My Woman" - uncredited)
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Resurrection (2007) ... (writer: "Strawberry Letter 23")
 2007 Pride (writer: "STRAWBERRY LETTER 23")
 2007 Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cassie (2007) ... (performer: "Aht Uh Mi Head" - uncredited)
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Valentine's Day (2006) ... (writer: "Strawberry Letter 23")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- A Hard Straight (2005) ... (performer: "Sparkle City") / (writer: "Sparkle City")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Badlands (2004) ... (performer: "Strawberry Letter 23")
 2001 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Familia (2001) ... ("Inspiration Information")
 1997 Jackie Brown (writer: "Strawberry Letter 23" (1977))
 1994 Pulp Fiction (writer: "Strawberry Letter #23")
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 2014 The Stern Grove Festival Videos (TV Series)
- Shuggie Otis "Me and My Woman" (2014) ... Himself
 2001 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
- Episode #8.107 (2001) ... Himself

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Album: "The New Johnny Otis Show (with Shuggie Otis") (Alligator Records). See more »

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Son of bandleader, composer, and disc jockey Johnny Otis.

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