Slim Harpo

Slim Harpo

Real Name:
James Isaac Moore.
American blues singer, songwriter and harmonica player.
Born : January 11, 1924 in Lobdell, Louisiana.
Died : January 31, 1970 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Heart attack)

Slim, early in his career he performed under the pseudonym of "Harmonica Slim" at local nightclubs and bars.
Since the mid-1950s began recording and released, in 1957, his first record as Slim Harpo.
Among his hits : "I'm the King Bee" (cover also recorded by bands like "The Rolling Stones" and "Grateful Dead"), "I've Got Love if you want it", "Rainin' in my Heart", "Buzzin' ", "I Love the Life I Live", "Little Queen Bee", "Baby, Scratch my Back".
He died unexpectedly of a heart attack , at the age of 46, and was buried in Mulatto Bend Cemetery in Port Allen, Louisiana.

Slim Harpo Discography


LP 8003 Slim Harpo Sings "Raining In My Heart..." Excello LP 8003 US 1961 Sell This Version
SL 10135 Lightnin' Slim*, Slim Harpo Lightnin' Slim*, Slim Harpo - A Long Drink Of The Blues(LP, Mono) Stateside SL 10135 UK 1964 Sell This Version
LP-8005 Slim Harpo Baby Scratch My Back (Album) Excello LP-8005 US 1966 Sell This Version
LP 8008 Slim Harpo Tip On In (Album) Excello LP 8008 US 1968 Sell This Version
7-63854 Slim Harpo He Knew The Blues(LP, Album) Blue Horizon 7-63854 UK 1970 Sell This Version
FLY LP 520, LP 520 Slim Harpo Blues Hangover(LP, Mono) Flyright Records, Flyright Records FLY LP 520, LP 520 UK 1976 Sell This Version
SNTF769 Slim Harpo He Knew The Blues (Album) Sonet SNTF769 UK 1978 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

2113 Slim Harpo I'm A King Bee / I Got Love If You Want It (Single) Excello 2113 US 1957 Sell This Version
2138 Slim Harpo Wondering And Worryin' / Strange Love (Single) Excello 2138 US 1958 Sell This Version
2162 Slim Harpo You'll Be Sorry One Day / One More Day (Single) Excello 2162 US 1959 Sell This Version
45-2184 Slim Harpo Blues Hang-Over(7", Single) Excello 45-2184 US 1960 Sell This Version
1063 Slim Harpo Don't Start Cryin' Now / Rainin' In My Heart (Single) Excello 1063 Canada 1961 Sell This Version
45-2171 Slim Harpo Buzz Me Babe / Late Last Night(7", Single) Excello 45-2171 US 1962 Sell This Version
2239 Slim Harpo Love The Life I'm Living Excello 2239 US 1963 Sell This Version
45-2278 Slim Harpo Shake Your Hips (Single) Excello 45-2278 US 1965 Sell This Version
45-2265 Slim Harpo Harpo's Blues / Please Don't Turn Me Down(7", Single) Excello 45-2265 US 1965 Sell This Version
45-2273 Slim Harpo Baby Scratch My Back / I'm Gonna Miss You (Like The Devil) (Single) Excello 45-2273 US 1966 Sell This Version
PT 164 Slim Harpo I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got Excello PT 164 UK 1967 Sell This Version
2285 Slim Harpo Tip On In Excello 2285 US 1967 Sell This Version
TW-1664 Slim Harpo I'm Your Bread Maker, Baby / "Loving You" (The Way I Do) (Single) Excello TW-1664 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
2309 Slim Harpo I've Got My Finger On Your Trigger / The Price Is Too High (Single) Excello 2309 US 1968 Sell This Version
2294 Slim Harpo Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu Excello 2294 US 1968 Sell This Version
260.194 MF Slim Harpo Tip On In / Hey Little Lee(7") Fontana 260.194 MF France 1968 Sell This Version
57-3175 Slim Harpo Folsom Prison Blues / Mutual Friend (Single) Excello 57-3175 UK 1969 Sell This Version
45-2305 Slim Harpo Just For You / That's Why I Love You (Single) Excello 45-2305 US 1969 Sell This Version