Willie & The Hand Jive

Song composer(s)

Otis, Johnny

Grateful Dead Recordings

Not recorded by the Dead

Dead Related Recordings

No Dead related recordings entered

Other Recordings

Single : Johnny Otis (1958)
Juke Box Rhythm Soundtrack : Various Artists (Johnny Otis) (1959)
Best Of The Beats : Sandy Nelson (1963)
Rock Reflections : Crickets (1971)
Live At Monterey : Johnny Otis (1971)
Powerglide : New Riders Of The Purple Sage (1972)
Bunch : Sandy Denny (1972)
Blue Suede Shoes : Johnny Rivers (1973)
461 Ocean Boulevard : Eric Clapton (1974)
Great Rhythm & Blues Vol. 3 : Johhny Otis (1982)
Rock 'N' Roll Revue : Johnny Otis Show (1982)
Off The Floor Live! : Amos Garrett (1996)
5th : Lee Michaels (1996)

Performance History

Played in New Riders Of The Purple Sage sets in 1970/71 Dead shows which were structured as follows; Acoustic Dead set, NRPS set, Electric Dead set.


Lead vocals - Weir.

Johnny Otis follow-up singles included Willie Did The Cha Cha and Hand Jive One More Time.