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5 Songs That You Might Not Know James Otto Had A Hand In [VIDEOS]

James Otto is coming to Perham Hall at The Old Warehouse this Sunday night in the heart of Zillah.

Otto is a CMA and ACM award-winning, two-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and has his own hits. But what about songs that you might not know that James had a hand in?

 


1

Holdin’ Her

 

 

Chris Janson’s big song was “Buy Me A Boat,” but his follow-up was called “Holdin’ Her.” James Otto co-wrote the song with Janson.

 

2

Chicken And Biscuits

 

 

Colt Ford scored some radio play with “Chicken And Biscuits,” but if you listen carefully, you can hear the sweet tones of James on the vocals.

 

3

In Color

 

 

Jamey Johnson’s masterpiece “In Color” was co-written with James Otto. The song is actually about James’ grandfather, who was from Washington state.

 

4

No Hurry

 

 

Zac Brown Band’s “No Hurry” is co-written with James Otto. It’s a song all about forgetting your daily problems and enjoying life. It hit the No. 2 spot on the charts in 2012.

 

5

Purple Rain

 

 

Prince and James Otto seems like a stretch, but once you hear James Otto sing “Purple Rain,” you’ll get goosebumps. James performed the song on Big D and Bubba right after Prince passed, and his rendition blew folks away — so much so that Rolling Stone magazine picked up the video and featured it on their website.

 

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