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Mr 'O' aka Willie Odom
Although while Mr. O is working on his
Reggae Gospel EP at the end of last year 2011 Willie Odom Sr.
release a single on soundcloud for free download... CD: title On the Jazz Side.
2 selections (Jazz Inst)
55MPH and Yes Jesus Love Me.
Now playing on several radio station, and downloaded by many...check it out on Soundcloud or go to his
Willie Odom SR aka Mr 'O' Reggae Gospel Music Artist
It takes much more than music, to make music.
There has to be something deeper, a driving, motivating, force that gives purpose to the melodies and rhythms.
This motivation is necessary; even if the artist doesn't know it exists.
Willie Odom Sr., artist, musician, producer, and writer, has worked for decades in the music business on projects ranging from gospel to indie rock, with his two latest release, Please Don't Quit and Compassion ( Flaverz)... but the driving kick drums of reggae rifts always seemed to call to him.
The Jamaican influence ran deep, but for years he
begin to suspect there was more than just music.
had no idea that one revelation would change everything.
birth records is not correct, and the only persons with knowledge of his
true story his
adopted mother have passed away.
born Jamaican adopted and raised in the USA, Mr. Odom
always been asked by native islanders if he
However, at that time he
had no answers.
quest led him to county records in Austin, TX where he
hoped to gain access to critical information.
may never know who his
real parents were, but as his
pastor told him, a person's roots always have a way of coming out.
These roots are doing just that in his
latest single, "Where you gonna run", a reggae inspired groove.
Much like his
own roots, he
sings how people can't hide from themselves, and especially cannot hide from God's truth.
is set to continue his
However, things are a different now.
It's not just music.
It's who he
Willie Odom Sr. aka Mr.O Reggae Gospel Artist and composer.
Willie Odom gospel music artist and producer
When asked, "who are some of his
greatest influences in music", he
doesn't hesitate to express his
love for Alicia Keys, Grammy Award winning, R&B artist and musician/singer Sade, jazz recording artist George Benson, Hank Crawford, Jimmie McDuff, and the late Conrad Johnson of Houston Texas.
Some may say that Willie Odom
is ole school but let him tell it, he
is anything but old!
church home Bible Church OF Holiness in Houston where he's
been a 20yr plus musician.
has a heart love for London England and yes he's
been there, here a few times and again soon.