Otis Day and the Knights

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All black late fifties/early sixties rock 'n' roll/r'n'b band from the 1978 comedy film Animal House. They played "Shout" at the fraternity toga party and "Shama Lama Ding Dong" at the all black Dexter Lakes Club. Actor DeWayne Jessie played Otis Day (lipsyncing to the singing of Lloyd Williams). After the movie, DeWayne kept some version of the band alive, touring and releasing albums and a 1986 concert video, Otis, My Man!

Trivia Time! The on screen band included blues/jazz guitarist Robert Cray as the bass player, believe it or not. The rest of the band was Robert Bailey, Sonny King, Tommy Smith, and Juan Steen.