Longtime Juice Newton Collaborator Otha Young Passes
August 12, 2009 at 10:07 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends prayers and condolences to the family of OTHA YOUNG, singer/songwriter and longtime musical partner of Country/Pop artist JUICE NEWTON. OTHA passed away THURSDAY, AUGUST 6th in LOS ANGELES after a long battle with cancer. He was 66.
OTHA wrote NEWTON's 1980 hit, "The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)" and played guitar for her for several years. He can be heard playing and singing on every album she released, including the 1981 album, "Juice."
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