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Slim Harpo

American blues musician

Slim Harpo

American blues musician
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birthday
11th
January, 1924
Death
31st
January, 1970
Birth Place
Lobdell, Louisiana, U.S.
Birth Sign
capricorn
Biography

Slim Harpo (born James Isaac Moore, January 11, 1924 – January 31, 1970) was an American blues musician, a leading exponent of the swamp blues style, and “one of the most commercially successful blues artists of his day”. His most successful and influential recordings included “I’m a King Bee” (1957), “Rainin’ in My Heart” (1961), and “Baby Scratch My Back” (1966) which reached number one on Billboard’s R&B chart and number 16 on its broader Hot 100 singles chart. He was a master of the blues harmonica, known in blues circles as a “harp”.

instruments played
Guitar
Harmonica
Vocals
Associated Acts

Lightnin' Slim

Birth Name

James Isaac Moore

Genres

Blues

Labels

Excello, Stateside, Blue Horizon

Years Active

c. 1950 1970

Name

Slim Harpo

Nationality

United States of America

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