Soul Brothers, by Johnny Rawls and Otis Clay, was nominated for Soul Album of the Year by both the Blues Music Awards and the Blues Blast Music Awards. It is also nominated for Blues Album of the Year in the Living Blues Magazine Readers’ Poll. It made the Best Albums of the Year list by Downbeat Magazine and was the #6 Blues Album of the Year in the Downbeat Critics’ Poll.
Guitarist Johnny McGhee, a member of the Catfood studio band, the Rays, will be inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame in Detroit this summer. Johnny also was an LA Motown studio musician, and a member of L.T.D and Undisputed Truth. L.T.D. is still together and we are planning on recording the group in 2016. As a young musician, he played with the Five Stairsteps, performing at the Apollo Theater three times while still a teenager.