Slim Harpo Lyrics

Lyrics to Slim Harpo

Slim Harpo (January 11, 1924 – January 31, 1970) was an American blues musician. Biography Born James Moore in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the eldest in an orphaned family, Moore worked as a longshoreman and building worker during the late 1930s and early 1940s. One of the foremost proponents of post-war rural blues, he began performing in Baton Rouge bars under the name Harmonica Slim. He later accompanied Lightnin' Slim, his brother-in-law, both live and in the studio, before commencing his own...Read more »