1. Otis Clay, Chicago Blues and Soul Singer, Dies at 73

    January 09, 2016 12:36 PM EST R&B 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 one-time Grammy nominee’s manager. She told The Associated Press that Clay died of a heart attack about 6:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 8). The news…

  2. The Orchard Acquires Blind Pig Records Catalog

    March 09, 2015 9:00 AM EDT The Orchard has acquired the master recording catalog of indie blues label Blind Pig Records, which includes albums by Muddy Waters , Magic Slim , Popa Chubby , Charlie Musselwhite , Bill Perry, James Cotton , and Otis Clay . In addition, the deal includes five new albums to be released in…