DJZigZag sez he often finds himself saying to those who raise the question;
"YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE BLACK
TO BE A NEW WORLD AFRICAN MUSICIAN"
and then he sites; MOSE ALLISON, HENRY YOUNG, PANCHO SANCHEZ, JOHNNY RAY, STEVE CROPPER, ART PEPPER, DAVID SANBORN, MICHAEL FRANKS and a brother who passed away this Tuesday past (January 17th, 2012) -
JOHNNY OTIS was a king of RHYTHM 'N' BLUES ! !
JOHNNY OTIS was a man who will not be replaced.
JOHNNY OTIS WAS BLACK MUSIC ! !
LONG LIVE A WAGRadio HERO . . .
ALEXANDRES "JOHNNY OTIS" VELIOTIS ! !