LOVE UPRISING * OTIS LEAVILL * ATLANTIC 2091-035 * UK
Otis Leavill Cobb first started singing publicly with The Cobb family Gospel group in the 1940s, he first sang secular with The Floats (a vocal group that included Major Lance) in the late 1950s. His first solo recording was Rise Sally Rise for the Chicago independent label Lucky # 1004. Written by Eugene Record Love Uprising was his third release on the Dakar label in the US; after three more releases on Dakar (two in 1971 one in 1972) he seems to have stopped recording. Otis Leavill died in 2002 aged 65.
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