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Slim Harpo

Born: Jan 11, 1924

Death: Jan 31, 1970

Birthplace: Baton Rouge

Profession: Singer

Nationality: United States

Slim Harpo

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1924
Date of Death : Jan 31, 1970
Birth Place : Baton Rouge

James Isaac Moore, known as Slim Harpo, 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", "Rainin' In My Heart", and "Baby Scratch My Back" which reached no.1 on the R&B chart and no.16 on the US pop chart. A master of the blues harmonica, his stage name was derived from the popular nickname for that instrument, the "harp".

Profession


  • Singer

Also known as


  • Harpo, Slim
  • Harmonica Slim
  • Harmonica Slim
  • James Moore
  • Harpo Slim

Awards Won


  • Grammy Hall of Fame Award
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