Born 21st March 1930 – Jackson, Mississippi
Died 24th April 1970 – Chicago
Cause of death Cancer
From The Delta to Chicago Otis Spann ‘the blues man’ was born in Jackson, Mississippi, on the 21st of March 1930. In 1947 he went North from the Delta to the Windy City where he met up with Big Maceo Merriweather a member of Muddy Waters‘ band.
1953 Otis joined Muddy’s band
1960 he went solo.