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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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