Tuesday Dec 19, 2023

Landing a permanent gig with Otis Rush then onward to the 1st Ann Arbor Blues festival with Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Magic Sam, B.B. King, Lightnin' Hopkins & Junior Wells...

Episode #5....Billy gets hired by the great Otis Rush in 1966 after a spur of the moment chance encounter audition in an almost empty bar called Mother Blues.  Otis decides to take Billy under his wing and become his mentor for years to follow. They explore and play Chicago's South side dive bars together leading up to later headlining the very first Ann Arbor Blues Festival with all the living Blues legends of 1969. 


Producer/Director/Concept & Enthusiasm-Hector Perez.  Rocket Productions 

Executive Producer-Linda Melazzo

Graphic Designer-Dan Perez

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Otis Rush Band Live recording courtesy of Dick Shurman

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