Slim Harpo

Real Name:
James Isaac Moore
Profile:
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)

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 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", "Baby, Scratch My Back", many of his hits have also been recorded by bands like 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.
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Albums

LP 8003 Sings Slim Harpo Sings "Raining In My Heart..." (Album) Excello LP 8003 US 1961 Sell This Version
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LP-8005 Baby Scratch My Back — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Baby Scratch My Back (Album) Excello LP-8005 US 1966 Sell This Version
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PTL 1017 Tip On In — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Tip On In (Album) Excello PTL 1017 UK 1968 Sell This Version
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FLY LP 520, LP 520 Blues Hangover — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Blues Hangover Flyright Records, Flyright Records FLY LP 520, LP 520 UK 1976 Sell This Version
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CDCHD 658 Sting It Then! — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Sting It Then!(CD) Ace CDCHD 658 UK 1997 Sell This Version
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317 Complete Excello Recordings — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Complete Excello Recordings(3xCD, Dlx, Ltd, RM, S/Edition) Blues Blast 317 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

2113 I'm A King Bee / I Got Love If You Want It — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo I'm A King Bee / I Got Love If You Want It (Single) Excello 2113 US 1957 Sell This Version
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45-2138 Wondering And Worryin' / Strange Love — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Wondering And Worryin' / Strange Love (Single) Excello 45-2138 US 1958 Sell This Version
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2162 You'll Be Sorry One Day / One More Day — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo You'll Be Sorry One Day / One More Day (Single) Excello 2162 US 1959 Sell This Version
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45-2184 Blues Hang-Over — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Blues Hang-Over (Single) Excello 45-2184 US 1960 Sell This Version
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45-2491 Bobby Sox Baby — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Bobby Sox Baby(7", Single) Excello (3) 45-2491 US 1960 Sell This Version
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1063 Don't Start Cryin' Now / Rainin' In My Heart — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Don't Start Cryin' Now / Rainin' In My Heart (Single) Excello 1063 Canada 1961 Sell This Version
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45-2171 Buzz Me Babe / Late Last Night — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Buzz Me Babe / Late Last Night(7", Single) Excello 45-2171 US 1962 Sell This Version
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2239 I Love The Life I'm Living — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo I Love The Life I'm Living (Single) Excello 2239 US 1963 Sell This Version
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45-2246 I Need Money / Little Queen Bee — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo I Need Money / Little Queen Bee(7", Single) Excello 45-2246 US 1964 Sell This Version
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45-2261 Sittin' Here Wondering / What's Goin' On Baby — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Sittin' Here Wondering / What's Goin' On Baby (Single) Excello 45-2261 US 1964 Sell This Version
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45-2253 Still Rainin' In My Heart — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Still Rainin' In My Heart Excello 45-2253 US 1964 Sell This Version
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45-2246 I Need Money / Little Queen Bee — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo I Need Money / Little Queen Bee(7", Promo) Excello 45-2246 US 1964 Sell This Version
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45-2265 Harpo's Blues / Please Don't Turn Me Down — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Harpo's Blues / Please Don't Turn Me Down (Single) Excello 45-2265 US 1965 Sell This Version
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TW-1663 Shake Your Hips — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Shake Your Hips (Single) Excello TW-1663 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
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45-2273 Baby Scratch My Back — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Baby Scratch My Back (Single) Excello 45-2273 US 1966 Sell This Version
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2285 Tip On In — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo Tip On In (Single) Excello 2285 US 1967 Sell This Version
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PT 164 I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got Excello PT 164 UK 1967 Sell This Version
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SS 581 I'm Your Bread Maker, Baby / Loving You (The Way I Do) — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo I'm Your Bread Maker, Baby / Loving You (The Way I Do) (Single) Excello SS 581 UK 1965 Sell This Version
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27 800 I've Got Love If You Want It — Slim Harpo Slim Harpo I've Got Love If You Want It(7", EP) International Polydor Production 27 800 France 1967 Sell This Version