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Playlist of Otis Taylor

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    otis taylor - resurrection blues


    otis taylor - resurrection blues

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    Otis Taylor - Nasty Letter


    Noticed that this song isn't actually anywhere to be found on YouTube so I decided to upload it myself, credit goes to Otis Taylor.

    Shooter soundtrack, Public Enemies, Luck

    I don't ask for any subs, or likes, just enjoy the music.

    I make no money from this video, it is for the entertainment of others.

    6 years and 1.5 million views later this vid still going strong, what a tune!

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    Public Enemies Otis Taylor - Ten Million Slaves HD


    Public Enemies Otis Taylor - Ten Million Slaves [HD]

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    Otis Taylor Band: Hey Joe


    The Otis Taylor Band lights a fire with this sizzling version of Hey Joe during Kitchener Blues Festival, August 2014.

    Sharing the spotlight with Taylor are guitar whiz Taylor Scott and violin virtuoso Anne Harris.

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    Otis Taylor: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


    Banjo-playing bluesman Otis Taylor plays trance-inducing music that's often built around a single chord — an approach that allows his songs to go on for as long as 10 or even 15 minutes. Watch Taylor perform his songs.

    Set List:

    Ten Million Slaves
    Ran So Hard
    Talking About It Blues
    Think I Won't

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    Otis Taylor burns up Telluride Blues and Brews Festival 2009


    Otis Taylor and his African Orchestra, with guest, Jason Ricci, served up hot trance blues for a big crowd of happy people way up in the mountains. The song is Mandan Woman. Musicians: (front, L to R) Anne Harris, fiddle; Jason Ricci, harp; Cassie Taylor, bass; Otis Taylor; Tierro, guitar; Valerie Franzese, cello; (back, L to R) Fara Tolno, djembe; Mauwe, djembe; Mohammed Alidu, talking drum; Larry Thompson, drums. Shot September 18, 2009.

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    Otis Taylor - Blue Rain In Africa from My World Is Gone


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    My World Is Gone explores the struggles of Native Americans with contributions from Indigenous frontman/guitar virtuoso Mato Nanji

    Roots music visionary Otis Taylor's 13th album, My World Is Gone, set for release February 12, 2013 on Telarc, a division of Concord Music Group, is a lightning bolt of musical creativity and social commentary. Its songs crackle with poetic intelligence and a unique, adventurous sound that balances the modern world with echoes of ancient Africa, Appalachia and more (international release dates may vary).

    To call Taylor a cutting edge artist is an understatement. Although his music is based in the blues and folk realm, his meticulously crafted recordings crash the barriers of jazz, rock, funk, Americana and myriad other genres to create a hybrid that Taylor labels trance blues. And that signature style serves as a backbone for his frank tales of struggle, freedom, desire, conflict and, of course, love.

    The central theme of My World Is Gone was fueled by Taylor's friend Mato Nanji, the singer-guitarist and cornerstone of the band Indigenous. Mato inspired the entire direction of this album, Taylor relates. We were talking about history backstage at a Jimi Hendrix tribute concert that Mato had just played, and, in reference to his people, the Native American Nakota Nation, he said 'My world is gone.' The simplicity and honesty of those four words was so heavy, I knew what I had to write about.

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    Otis Taylor : Philadelphia Folk Festival 2013 : Complete Set


    Otis Taylor Band complete set at Philadelphia Folk Festival, August 16, 2013. Introduced by the legendary Gene Shay.

    -- Set List --
    Ran So Hard 0:00
    10 Million Slaves 2:45
    Amazing Grace (fiddle solo) 6:45
    Lost My Horse 7:34
    Blue Rain in Africa 11:02
    Hey Joe 15:11
    Périgueux (fiddle solo) 26:33
    Lifetime of Freedom 27:22

    Otis Taylor -- vocals, guitar, banjo
    Anne Harris -- fiddle
    Jon Paul Johnson -- guitar
    Todd Edmunds -- bass
    Larry Thompson -- drums

    Filmed and live-cut by Philadelphia Folk Festival. Titles added. Much thanks given.

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    Otis Taylor - Hey Joe


    North Sea Jazz 2011

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    Otis Taylor - Ten Million Slaves Banjo version


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    Otis Taylor & Cassie Taylor - Few Feet Away


    Otis Taylor with his daughter Cassie Taylor performing 'Few Feet Away'. Blues & Beyond Trance Blues Project In Concert

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    Otis Taylor - Hey Joe - Rare Photos


    Otis Taylor - Hey Joe

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    Otis Taylor - Rain So Hard


    From the album Clovis People - 2010 (Telarc)

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    Nasty Letter by Otis Taylor


    There have always been public enemy number ones. Just remember....there is also two sides to every story.

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    Otis Taylor - Nobody Knows My Name


    Blue Eyed Monster

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    OTIS TAYLOR - Blue Rain in Africa #JAMINTHEVAN


    Otis Taylor -- Blue Rain in Africa live at Telluride Blues & Brews 2013 in Telluride, CO with Jam in the Van.

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    *** Credits ***
    Artists: Otis Taylor
    Director of Photography: Dave Yeaman
    Recording Engineer: Jacob LaCally
    Post Production by: Joel Moody
    Executive Producer: Peter Bell
    Created & Produced by Jam in the Van, LLC
    Music by: Otis Taylor

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    Otis Taylor — Hey Joe


    Album Hey Joe Opus Red Meat, 2015
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    Otis Taylor - Greatest Hits Collections


    @00:00:00 - It's Done Happened Again
    @00:02:01 - Little Betty
    @00:06:11 - Blacks Mandolin Boogie
    @00:10:09 - Looking over your fence
    @00:14:12 - They Wore Blue
    @00:21:20 - Few Feet Away
    @00:25:30 - Something In Your Back Pocket
    @00:30:22 - My Name Is General Jackson
    @00:34:40 - Love And Hesitation
    @00:38:40 - Maharaja Daughter
    @00:42:40 - Long Long Life
    @00:46:21 - Mexican Cowboy
    @00:50:10 - Lifetime Of Freedom
    @00:55:12 - Feel like lightning
    @01:00:01 - Boy plays mandolin
    @01:03:58 - Mama's got a friend
    @01:06:47 - Working for the Pullman Company
    @01:11:03 - Your children sleep good tonight
    @01:16:28 - Didn't know much about education
    @01:21:10 - Went to Hermes
    @01:24:52 - Government lied
    @01:30:01 - Right side of heaven
    @01:33:21 - Hambones
    @01:41:11 - Encore

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    Otis Taylor | KNKX Studio Session


    Otis Taylor is a unique Blues artist for many reasons. With 15 studio albums and 12 Blues Music Awards, he has made his mark as an originator of Trance Blues, a style that describes his mesmerizing approach to music and the blues.

    As he explains in this conversation, his blues is more closely related to African tribal rhythms, which don’t rely on chord changes, something we take for granted with Chicago Blues, for example. The result is something akin to John Lee Hooker’s repetitive, insistent approach, which itself has echoes of the earliest Blues players like Charlie Patton.

    Taylor uses banjo prominently in his music, an instrument that originated in West Africa, and went on to become a vital part of American folk and bluegrass. The banjo’s droning fifth string also contributes sonically to his primal sound.

    For this tour, Taylor is working with one of Blues-Rock’s most exciting lead guitarists, Mato Nanji, the driving force behind the band, Indigenous. He also has been a part of the Experience Hendrix Tour since 2002, playing with Billy Cox, Luther Dickinson (N. Miss All-Stars) and David Hidalgo (Los Lobos).

    Also providing rock-solid accompaniment were bassist Nick Amadeo and drummer Kid Cage. Their driving and interlocking rhythms are an essential part of the Trance-Blues sound of Otis Taylor.

    Otis Taylor, guitar/banjo/vocals
    Nick Amodeo, bass
    Kid Cade, drums
    Mato Nanji, lead guitar

    1-Little Betty
    2-Ten Million Slaves
    3-Blue Rain in Africa
    4-Jump Out of Line

    Brian Moynihan

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    Otis Taylor: My Souls in Louisiana


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    Otis Taylor Band @ Rawa Blues Festival 2013 - Ten Million Slaves


    Występ Otis Taylor Band podczas 33. Rawa Blues Festival, utwór Ten Million Slaves.

    Otis Taylor Band performance during 33rd Rawa Blues Festival, song: Ten Million Slaves.

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    Otis Taylor - Naggin woman blues



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    Otis Taylor: Music is in the Right Hand


    Cellist Ben Sollee sits down with bluesman Otis Taylor to talk playing style and technique.

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    Otis Taylor - Ten Million Slaves riff acoutic cover


    The main riff of Ten Million Slaves played on acoustic guitar. Soundtrack of Public Enemies. Comments, suggestions welcome.

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    Otis Taylor - 3 Stripes on a Cadillac


    Taken from the album 'Respect The Dead' (2002)

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    Otis Taylor - My World Is Gone


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    Otis Taylor - Huckleberry Blues


    Album: My World is Gone

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    Otis Taylor - Black Witch


    Otis Taylor - Black Witch

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    Otis Taylor - Walk on water


    great song...

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    Otis Taylor ~ Rain So Hard


    Album: White African
    Released: March 6, 2001

    Otis Taylor (born July 30, 1948, Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American blues musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist whose talents include the guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, and vocals. In 2001, he was awarded a fellowship to the Sundance Film Composers Laborator

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    Otis Taylor-Few Feet Away



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    Otis Taylor - Live your life


    Harley Davidson Roadhouse Blues by The Right Stuff from 2003. Track 18.

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    Otis Taylor Playing On His Signature Santa Cruz Guitar at Our Studios


    The legendary blues artist Otis Taylor visits our studio and plays on the Signature Santa Cruz guitar named for him. A true pleasure to have met him and had him in the studio. Thanks, Otis!

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    Otis Taylor feat. Anne Harris • Ten Million Slaves


    Otis Taylor with Anne Harris @ the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, OR/USA - 7.7.2012
    video © Beate Sandor
    Limited 1st Edition showtime

    The Otis Taylor Band:
    Otis Taylor - vocal, guitar; Larry Thompson - drums; Todd Edmunds - bass; Anne Harris - fiddle; Taylor Scott - guitar

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    Shepherds Bush 18.10.06 London.

    JONN RICHARDSON and a fabulous hypnotic and metronimic drummer Josh Kelly.the song is - didn't know much about education -

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    Otis Taylor - Banjo Boogie Blues


    Artist - Otis Taylor
    Album - Otis Taylor's Contraband
    Song - Banjo Boogie Blues
    Release Date - 2012

    I do not own any copyrights over this artist, song or album, demonstration purposes only. If you like it, please buy it.

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    Otis Taylor - 505 Train


    Otis Taylor - 505 Train
    From Double V album

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    Otis Taylor - The Devils Gonna Lie


    Artist - Otis Taylor
    Album - Otis Taylor's Contraband
    Song - The Devil's Gonna Lie
    Release Date - 2012

    I do not own any copyrights over this artist, song or album, demonstration purposes only. If you like it, please buy it.

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    Twelve String Mile - Otis Taylor


    Copyright Otis Taylor & Trance Blues Festival LLC.

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    Otis Taylor-Feat-JoeCocker performs Jimi Hendrix Hey Joe


    Joe Cocker hops up on stage with Otis Taylor and his band for a very rare and special rendition of Hey Joe. Captured at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia, Colorado in 2009. (Footage courtesy Jay Canode and Terravision media .)

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    Otis Taylor - Three Stripes On A Cadillac


    For promotional use only no infringement intended,The Hitchhikers Diaries

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    Otis Taylor Band - Hey Joe


    Otis Taylor, versionando el Hey Joe. Sala Jamboree, Barcelona el día 25 de marzo de 2014. Otis Taylor Band: Otis Taylor, guitarra y voz. Anne Harris, violin. Taylor Scott, guitarra. Todd Edmunds, bajo. Larry Thompson, batería.

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    Otis Taylor Pentatonic Wars And Love Songs Sunday Morning


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    2012-10-5 Otis Taylor Hey Joe- Live @ Daytona


    Filmed at the 3rd annual Daytona Blues Festival in Daytona, Florida. Otis Taylor and the marvelous Anne Harris (violin) mesmerized the Daytona crowd with a set of trance blues. Rex, this one is for you. -

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    Otis Taylor - Resurrection Blues


    Resurrection Blues from Otis Taylor's 2001 album 'White African'

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    Otis Taylor : Rain So Hard : Liri Blues 2010


    Otis Taylor Band performs Rain So Hard from the CD, Clovis People Vol 3, at Liri Blues Festival in Isola del Liri, Italy. Anne Harris on violin performs her song, Room 604, as an intro. Nick Amodeo on bass, JP Johnson on guitar and Larry Thompson on drums.

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    Otis Taylor--Buy Myself Some Freedom



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    Otis Taylor Interview Ottawa Bluesfest


    Joe Reilly speaks with Otis Taylor a day before his set at the Cisco Systems Ottawa Bluesfest

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    Otis Taylor Band - Hey Joe - LRBC JAN 2013


    Otis Taylor (guitar, vocals) and his band (Anne Harris (violin), Shawn Starski (lead guitar), Todd Edmunds (bass), and Larry Thompson (drums)) perform a transcendent cover of Hey Joe in the Queen's Lounge of the MS Nieuw Amsterdam during the January 2013 Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. Otis calls his music Trance Blues, which seems to me to be as fitting a name as any.

    Go see this band!

    Go See Live Music!



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