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Clyde Otis 1924-2008

John Broven, Now Dig This, February 2008

CLYDE OTIS died on January 8, 2008, in Englewood Hospital, New Jersey at the age of 83. He was famous amongst NDT readers for writing and producing 'The Stroll' by the Diamonds and a host of hit recordings by Brook Benton (including the Dinah Washington duets). Most of all, though, Otis prided himself on being a successful music publisher.  

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