Slim Harpo

James Isaac Moore.

Also known as E. Moore, Harper, Harpo, J. Moore, J.H. Moore, James / Moore, James Harpo, James Moore, James Moore A. K. A. Slim Harpo, James Moore A.K.A. Slim Harpo, Moore, R. Harper, S. Harpo, S.Harpo

Discography of Slim Harpo:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Tip On In 10 Audio 1980 Excello
2 The Best Of Slim Harpo - The Original King Bee 14 Audio 1983 Rhino Records (2)
3 Rainin' In My Heart 2 Audio 1973 MCA Records
4 Sings "Raining In My Heart..." 12 Audio Excello
5 Got Love If You Want It 12 Audio 1980 Flyright Records
6 The Best Of Slim Harpo 10 Audio Excello
7 Tip On In 10 Audio 1968 Excello
8 Baby Scratch My Back 12 Audio Excello
9 Mohair Sam 2 Audio 1969 Excello
10 I'm A King Bee 2 Audio 1957 Excello
11 Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu 2 Audio 1968 Excello
12 Slim Harpo Knew The Blues 10 Audio 1970 Excello
13 Don't Start Cryin' Now / Rainin' In My Heart 2 Audio 1961 Excello
14 Still Rainin' In My Heart 2 Audio Excello
15 Bobby Sox Baby 2 Audio Excello
16 Just For You / That's Why I Love You 2 Audio 1969 Excello
17 Excello Records Presents The Best Of Slim Harpo 16 Audio 1997 Hip-O Records
18 Slim Harpo Knew The Blues 25 Audio 1976 Excello
19 He Knew The Blues 12 Audio 1970-02-00 Blue Horizon
20 Baby Scratch My Back 2 Audio Collectables
21 The Excello Singles Anthology 44 Audio 2003 Hip-O Records
22 Baby Scratch My Back 12 Audio 1966 Excello
23 Shake Your Hips 4 Audio 1965 Excello
24 Don't Start Cryin' Now 2 Audio 1961 Excello
25 Don't Start Cryin' Now / Rainin' In My Heart 2 Audio 1963 Pye International
26 Folsom Prison Blues / Mutual Friend 2 Audio 1969 Excello
27 Baby Scratch My Back 12 Audio 1968
28 Blues Hangover 12 Audio 1976 Flyright Records
29 You'll Be Sorry One Day / One More Day 2 Audio 1959 Excello
30 I'm A King Bee - The Early Swamp Blues Classics 24 Audio 1993 Ace
31 Love The Life I'm Living 2 Audio 1963 Excello
32 Folsom Prison Blues 2 Audio 1969-07-10 Blue Horizon
33 Shake Your Hips 12 Audio 1983 Flyright Records
34 Mohair Sam / I Just Can't Leave You 2 Audio 1969 Excello
35 The Best Of Slim Harpo 10 Audio Excello
36 Tip On In 10 Audio 1968 President Records
37 Baby Scratch My Back / I'm Gonna Miss You (Like The Devil) 2 Audio 1966 Excello
38 Folsom Prison Blues 2 Audio 1969 Excello
39 Rainin' In My Heart / Don't Start Cryin' Now 2 Audio 1961 Pye International
40 I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got 2 Audio 1967-10-00 President Records
41 Slim Rocks 31 Audio 2011 Bear Family Records
42 The Best Of Slim Harpo 17 Audio 1989 Ace
43 Don't Start Cryin' Now / Rainin' In My Heart 2 Audio 1973 Goldies 45
44 He Knew The Blues 14 Audio 1984 Bluesmen
45 Tip On In 2 Audio 1968 President Records
46 Baby Scratch My Back 2 Audio 1966 Stateside
47 Rainin' In My Heart 12 Audio Excello
48 I'm A King Bee 21 Audio 1989 Flyright Records
49 Baby Scratch My Back 2 Audio 1980 AVI Antiques
50 Sittin' Here Wondering/ What's Goin' On Baby 2 Audio Excello Records


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.


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