Slim Harpo ... Born James Moore in Lobdell, Louisiana, in 1924.  Slim Harpo began performing in Baton Rouge bars under the name Harmonica Slim.  Notable covers of Slim Harpo songs include "I Got Love If You Want It," by The Kinks, "I'm A King Bee," by The Rolling Stones, the Grateful Dead and The Doors, and "Don't Start Crying Now," by Them, with Van Morrison. Never a full-time musician, Harpo had his own trucking business during the 1960s. He died following a heart attack in 1970.

Slim Harpo - Blues Harmonica - Scratch My Back and King Bee were his two big hits.

Another night To Cry-Lonnie Johnson

Alonzo "Lonnie" Johnson (February 1899 – June was an American blues and jazz singer/guitarist and songwriter who pioneered the role of jazz guitar and is recognized as the first to play single-string guitar solos.

T-Bone Walker

Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" Walker was posthumously inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1980 and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in

Anita O' Day the joy of her singing and record collection of this lady. I know I love her!!!!!

Jazz Singer Anita O'Day with a great link. All about the Japanese and their love for Jazz and African American culture.

Love a man who wears red. Pharaoh Sanders, the legendary tenor sax player.

Fresh from a world-spanning tour of select cities including Paris, Vienna, Manchester and New York, highly regarded jazz saxophonist Pharoah.

Koko Taylor and Lightning Hopkins

Koko Taylor and Lightning Hopkins

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T-Bone Walker, American Folk Blues Festival 1972 (Heinrich Klaffs Collection - Linden, Texas

BERNARD PURDIE, '71. Saw him play with Reuben Wilson. He shredded his sticks!

BERNARD PURDIE, '71. Saw him play with Reuben Wilson. He shredded his sticks!

Howlin' Wolf

Had the largest blues collection of any human being I have ever met. I always loved the Blues,but learned a great deal more from him.

Slim Harpo ~ set the standard for all who followed

Slim Harpo - Recorded extensively for the Excello label. He helped define the Swamp Blues and Juke Joint styles. He recorder hits such as "Baby Scratch My Back" and "I'm A King Bee.

Muddy Waters

It was Muddy Waters who took the Delta blues north to Chicago, electrified the sound, and changed the course of popular music as we know it. That's pretty much the judgment of history, and it is mine as well.