Slim Harpo

Real Name:James Isaac Moore

American blues singer, songwriter and harmonica player and a leading exponent of the swamp blues style.
Born: January 11, 1924 in Lobdell, Louisiana.
Died: January 31, 1970 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Heart attack)

Early in his career he performed under the pseudonym of "Harmonica Slim" at local nightclubs and bars.
He began recording in the mid-1950s and released his first record as Slim Harpo in 1957.
His hits include "I'm A King Bee", "I've Got Love If You Want It", "Rainin' In My Heart", "Buzzin' ", "I Love The Life I Live", "Little Queen Bee" and "Baby, Scratch My Back". His songs have been covered by The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead, The Kinks and many others.

He died unexpectedly of a heart attack at the age of 46, and was buried in Mulatto Bend Cemetery in Port Allen, Louisiana.

Sites:Wikipedia , Imdb
Aliases:James Moore
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