Slim Harpo

1924 - 1970

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Slim Harpo (born James Isaac Moore; January 11, 1924 – January 31, 1970) was an American blues musician, a leading exponent of the swamp blues style, and "one of the most commercially successful blues artists of his day". He played guitar and was a master of the blues harmonica, known in blues circles as a "harp". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Slim Harpo has received more than 288,129 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Slim Harpo is the 1,277th most popular musician (down from 1,227th in 2019), the 6,320th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,857th in 2019) and the 511th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Slim Harpo ranks 1,277 out of 2,675Before him are Magic Slim, Ray Ventura, Mary Travers, Markus Grosskopf, Paquito D'Rivera, and Marshmello. After him are Sven Väth, Chad Channing, Clifford Curzon, David Hungate, Nathan East, and Oscar Pettiford.

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Among people born in 1924, Slim Harpo ranks 288Before him are Guillermo Rodríguez, Billy Barty, Antonio Creus, Priscilla Pointer, Lennart Samuelsson, and Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy. After him are Rune Larsson, Zsuzsa Körmöczy, Olga Gyarmati, César Lattes, Mark Lenard, and Armand Gatti. Among people deceased in 1970, Slim Harpo ranks 171Before him are Abraham Alikhanov, Alfred Sturtevant, Alexandros Chalkokondylis, Hélène Sparrow, Anna Louise Strong, and Inger Stevens. After him are Vano Muradeli, Helene Madison, Arne Nyberg, Adam Rapacki, Alexandros Othonaios, and Shoichi Sakata.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Slim Harpo ranks 6,320 out of 15,968Before him are Carl Blegen (1887), Henry Hartsfield (1933), Mark Frost (1953), Marshmello (1992), Stephen Greenblatt (1943), and Henry Hobson Richardson (1838). After him are John Lee Hancock (1956), Richard H. Truly (1937), Chad Channing (1967), Rush Limbaugh (1951), Ransom E. Olds (1864), and Eugene McCarthy (1916).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Slim Harpo ranks 511Before him are Ralph Towner (1940), Bonnie Raitt (1949), Ma Rainey (1886), Magic Slim (1937), Mary Travers (1936), and Marshmello (1992). After him are Chad Channing (1967), David Hungate (1948), Nathan East (1955), Oscar Pettiford (1922), Fats Navarro (1923), and Hal Blaine (1929).