Harmonica Slim

Travis L. Blaylock

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Discography of Harmonica Slim:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Return Of Harmonica Slim 8 Audio 1969
2 Vita Records Present The Rockin' Blues 18 Audio 1982 Vita Records
3 Thought I Didn't Love You / Going Back Home 2 Audio Spry
4 Mary Helen / Lonely Hours 2 Audio 1956 Aladdin Records

b. 21 December 1934, Douglassville, Texas

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This Harmonica Slim is an American blues harmonica player. He first recorded as a sideman in the mid-’50s for West Coast labels like Aladdin, Spry, and Vita. Spent most of the ’60s working with Percy Mayfield, Harmonica Fats, B.B. King, T-Bone Walker and others. He finally was able to record a full album under his own name for the Bluestime label in 1969.

Others include [a=Harmonica Slim (2)] (real name [a=Andrew Parsons (2)] and [a=Harmonica Slim (3)] (real name Richard Riley Riggins). [a=Slim Harpo] (real name [a=James Moore]) also recorded under the pseudonym of "Harmonica Slim" at local nightclubs and bars earlier in his career and in 1957 released his first record as Slim Harpo.

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