R&B artist Otis Clay dies at 73

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

Rhythm and blues artist Otis Clay, a hall of fame mu­si­cian who also was a com­mu­nity ac­tivist on Chicago’s West Side, has died. He was 73.

Miki Mul­ve­hil was the one­time Grammy nom­i­nee’s man­ager. She told The As­so­ci­ated Press that Clay died of a heart at­tack about 6:30 p.m. Fri­day.

Mul­ve­hil says Clay was pre­par­ing an up­com­ing gospel tour and had been nom­i­nated for two Blues Mu­sic Awards — one for his al­bum with Billy Price and one for soul blues mu­sic artist.

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