Freedom Flight


Beautiful guitar instrumental from Shuggie Otis:


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Won’t Somebody Please Give Me Peace of Mind – Al Kooper & Shuggie Otis

Great rare cut by Al Kooper and a teenage Shuggie Otis from 1969:

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Two Time Slim Hunting For Trouble – Rare Snatch & The Poontangs

Early funky fun from Shuggie and Johnny Otis.

 

 

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Sparkle City – Shuggie Otis Live in 2012!

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He’s back! Shuggie has a band together and they’ve been playing around the globe in ’12 and ’13.

The man plays a mean guitar and has some amazing, underrated material. Here he is in France a couple months back:

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One Of The Finest

Shuggie’s early 70’s work was so adventurous and well conceived it’s a model and an inspiration for most of my musical career.

Here’s one of my favorites: Pling!

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