Living Legend: Otis Rush

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 Otis Rush

Story by Jim O’Neal

Otis Rush amazed audiences with his guitar excursions and could evoke goosebumps with the depth of emotion in his singing and playing. He influenced the music of Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Stevie Ray Vaughan and others, and recorded masterpieces like “Double Trouble” and “All Your Love (I Miss Loving).” But the blues ran deep in Otis Rush, and not just in a musical sense. Peek behind the musician to the man that is Otis Rush in our annual Living Legend feature.

Read this insightful story in full here in our 2018 Blues Festival Guide magazine.



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