S L I M   H A R P O; source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10113805@N02/3598985635/; photographer: Norm Horner
Slim Harpo at the Toronto Pop Festival, June 1969
source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10113805@N02/3598985635/
photographer: Norm Horner
 
“What’s the point in listening to us doing ‘I’m a King Bee’ when you can listen to Slim Harpo doing it?” -- Mick Jagger

Slim Harpo
James Isaac Moore
b. January 11, 1924 in Lobdell, Louisiana
d. January 31, 1970 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

discography
S L I M   H A R P O; source: Front cover of Blue Horizon 2431013
source: Front cover of Blue Horizon 2431013

This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
All I know about the resp. artist's / label's musical output is shown on this page. To purchase out-of-print records I recommend an ebay, gemm or google search. And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.

Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

Slim Harpo 78 rpm / 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
 1955Lightnin' Slim

- I Can't Be Successful (A) *
- Lightnin' Blues (B) #

# rec. 1954 in Crowley, LA (delivered to Excello c. August 1954); Lightnin' Slim, voc, g; "Schoolboy" Cleve White [Slim Harpo] ***, hca; Sammy Drake, dr

* rec. 1955 in Crowley, LA (delivered to Excello August 23, 1955); Lightnin' Slim, voc, g; "Schoolboy" Cleve White [Slim Harpo] ***, hca; Sammy Drake, dr

*** false report in Leadbitter & Slaven 1968 ("with Slim Harpe" [sic]) (and many parroting other sources ;-)




Excello 2066

also Excello 2075
& Excello 2080

11957SLIM HARPO

- I'm A King Bee
- I Got Love If You Want It

rec. March 1957 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Guitar Gable, g; John "Fats" Perrodin, b; Clarence "Jockey" Etienne, dr



Excello 2113


= Stateside SS 557
(UK 11/1966)

   

- I'm A King Bee (alt tk) #
- This Ain't No Place For Me #
- I Got Love If You Want It (alt tk) *   @ youtube
- One Of These Days *   @ youtube
- I Love To Be Your Honeycomb [incomplete, without hca]
- That Ain't Your Business #   @ youtube
- Things Gonna Change [] #

rec. March 1957 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; [] Tal Miller or Merton Thibodeaux, p; Guitar Gable, g; John "Fats" Perrodin, b; Clarence "Jockey" Etienne, dr
Excello unissued

# Flyright 520

* Flyright 558

21958SLIM HARPO

- Wondering And Worryin' (A)
- Strange Love (B)

rec. November 5, 1957 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; personel "similar" to March 1957 session



Excello 2138
   

- Wonderin' And Worryin' (tk 3) #
- Wonderin' And Worryin' (alt tk) §
- Strange Love (tk 3) *   @ youtube

rec. November 5, 1957 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; personel "similar" to March 1957 session

Excello unissued

# Flyright 520

* Flyright 558

§ Ace CDCHD 510

31959SLIM HARPO

- You'll Be Sorry One Day (A)
- One More Day (B)

rec. May 1959 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Fats Perrodin, b; Clarence Etienne, dr



Excello 2162
   

- One More Day (alt tk) #
- One More Day (alt tk) §
- Late Last Night (tk. 2) [no hca] [] #
- Cigarettes *

rec. May 1959 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; [] poss. Sonny Martin, p; # § Fats Perrodin, b; Clarence Etienne, dr
Excello unissued

# Flyright 520

* Flyright 607

§ Flyright 614

41960SLIM HARPO

- Buzz Me Babe (A) *
- Late Last Night (B) #

rec. December 1959 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, * hca; [] poss. Sonny Martin, p; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr



Excello 2171
   

- Bobby-Sox Baby [no hca] #
- Bobby-Sox Baby (alt tk) [no hca] *
- Buzz Me Babe (alt tk) *
- Late Last Night (alt tk) [no hca] [] //
- That Ain't Your Business [] §
- Things Gonna Change [] §   @ youtube
- Talking Blues §   @ youtube
- What's Goin' On \\
- You Ain't Had To Cry {} \\
- That's Alright (You'll Be Sorry One Day) {} \\
- That's Alright ||

rec. December 1959 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; [] poss. Sonny Martin, {} poss. Katie Webster, p; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Excello unissued

# Excello LP 8003

* Ace CDCHD 510

// Excello CD 3015

§ Flyright 558

\\ Flyright 520

|| Ace CDCHD 1368 (2013)

51960SLIM HARPO

- Blues Hang-Over (A) #
- What A Dream (B)

rec. June 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; # Willie "Tomcat" Parker, ts; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

Excello 2184
   

- Yeah Yeah Baby #
- Dream Girl *
- Dream Girl (alt tk) §   @ youtube
- Don't Start Crying Now (alt tk) [] §   @ youtube
- Blues Hang-Over (alt tk) //
- Instrumental //

rec. June 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; [] Willie "Tomcat" Parker, ts; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Excello unissued

# Excello CD 2001

* Excello LP 8003

§ Flyright 558

// Flyright 520

61960Tunes To Be Remembered

- Oh Julie - Crescendos
- Sweetheart Please Don't Go - Gladiolas
- Baby Let's Play House - Arthur Gunter
- Pipe Dreams - Jimmy Beck
- Rollin' Stone - Marigolds
- Doin' The Horse - Skippy Brooks Combo

- Little Darlin' - Gladiolas
- Mama Mama Mama - Warren Storm
- Banana Split - Kid King's Combo

- I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo [Excello 2113]
- Mystery of a Kiss - Ray Norman
- Congo Mombo - Guitar Gable







Excello LP-8001

Excello discography

71/1961SLIM HARPO

- Rainin' In My Heart (A 8782) *
- Don't Start Cryin' Now (B) [] #

# rec. June 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; [] Willie "Tomcat" Parker, ts; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

* rec. November 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

Pye 7N 25220:
- Don't Start Cryin' Now (A)
- Rainin' In My Heart (B)




Excello 2194


= Zirkon 1063 (Ca 1961)




= PYE 7N 25098
(UK 8/1961)


= Pye 7N 25220
(UK 9/1963)

= Goldies 45 D-2596
(1973)

= MCA D-2596 (197?)

* Excello 2316
(c.1968)

   

- My Home Is A Prison [] #
- Moody Blues (instr) {} #
- Moody Blues (instr) (alt tk) {} *
- Rainin' In My Heart (alt tk) § //
- Rainin' In My Heart (alt tk) \\
- Snoopin' Around (instr) {} #
- Wild About My Baby §
- That's Alright Baby \\
- Lover's Confession [] ||

rec. November 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; {} Willie "Tomcat" Parker, ts; [] Lazy Lester, hca; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Excello unissued

# Excello LP 8003

* Flyright CD 05

§ Blues Unlimited 2015

// Excello LP 8005

\\ Ace CDCHD 5105

|| Excello CD 2001

81961Slim Harpo sings Raining in my heart

- Rainin' In My Heart [Excello 2194]
- Blues Hangover [Excello 2184]
- Bobby-Sox Baby [previously unissued]
- I Got Love If You Want It [Excello 2113]
- Snoopin' Around [previously unissued]
- Buzz Me Baby [Excello 2171]

- I'm A King Bee [Excello 2113]
- What A Dream [Excello 2184]
- Don't Start Cryin' Now [Excello 2194]
- Moody Blues [previously unissued]
- My Home Is A Prison [previously unissued]
- Dream Girl [previously unissued]


Excello LPS-8003


Excello 8003/SO-1
(US late 1980s)






= P-Vine/Excello PLP-6707
(Jp)

Excello discography

   

- Something Inside Me (IM 3040) #
- Still Rainin' In My Heart (IM 3041) *
- A Man Is Crying (IM 3042) #
- Tonite I'm Lonely (IM 3043) *

rec. June 27, 1961 in New Orleans, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Imperial unissued

# Imperial LM-94001

* Ace CDCHD 558

   

- Star-Time Announcement
- I'm A King Bee
- Buzzin'
- I Got Love If You Want It #
- You Know I Love You #
- Lottie Mo
- Everybody Needs Somebody *
- Big Boss Man *
- Hold Me Tenderly *
- I'll Take Care Of You
- Boogie Chillen
- Moody Blues #
- Sugar Coated Love
- Star-Time Theme *
- I'm A King Bee *
- I Don't Play
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Little Liza Jane *
- When The Saints Go Marchin' In *
- Rainin' In My Heart *

rec. July 1, 1961 live in Mobile, AL by David Kearns; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Willie Parker, ts; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Sammy K. Brown, dr
originally unissued

# Excello CD 2001 (1994)

* Excello CD 3015 (1996)

all tracks on
Ace CDCHD 658 (1997)


= Master Classics Records
(2011) "Live In Concert"

91963SLIM HARPO

- I Love The Life I'm Living (A)
- Buzzin' (instr) (B)

rec. September 1963 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Boo Boo Guidry, Peter Gunter or Bobby Fran, Harry Simoneaux, saxes; Al Foreman, g; Rufud Thibodeaux, b; Austin Broussard, dr



Excello 2239
   

- I Love The Life I'm Living (alt tk) #   @ youtube
- I Love The Life I'm Living (alt tk) *
- Harmonica Instrumental (Buzzin') #   @ youtube
- My Little Queen Bee (alt tk) #   @ youtube
- Little Sally Walker //
- I'm King

rec. September 1963 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Boo Boo Guidry, Peter Gunter or Bobby Fran, Harry Simoneaux, saxes; Al Foreman, g; Rufud Thibodeaux, b; Austin Broussard, dr
Excello unissued

# Flyright 558

* Ace CDCHD 510

// Ace CDCHD 558

101963Authentic R&B

- I'm Evil - Lightnin' Slim
- You're Gonna Ruin Me Baby - Lazy Lester

- I Got Love If You Want It - Slim Harpo [Excello 2113]
- Going Through The Park - Jimmy Anderson
- I'm Warning You Baby - Lightnin' Slim
- Lonesome Lonely Blues - Lonesome Sundown
- Wild Cherry - Leroy Washington
- You're Too Late Baby - Silas Hogan

- I'm A Lover, Not A Fighter - Lazy Lester

- I Love The Life I'm Living - Slim Harpo [Excello 2239]
- Naggin' - Jimmy Anderson
- I'm Gonna Quit You Pretty Baby - Silas Hogan
- I'm Glad She's Mine - Lonesome Sundown

- I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo [Excello 2113]
- Mean Woman Blues - Whispering Smith
- Loving Around The Clock - Lightnin' Slim


notes by Guy Stevens



Stateside SL 10068 (UK)

Ace CDCHD 492

111964SLIM HARPO

- I Need Money (aka Keep Your Alibis) (A) *
- My Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King) (B) #

# rec. September 1963 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Boo Boo Guidry, Peter Gunter or Bobby Fran, Harry Simoneaux, saxes; Al Foreman, g; Rufus Thibodeaux, b; Austin Broussard, dr

* rec. January 1964 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; saxes; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr



Excello 2246
   

- Boogie Chillun #
- Blueberry Hill *

rec. January 1964 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca, # g; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Excello unissued

# Ace CDCHD 510

* Ace CDCHD 558

121964SLIM HARPO

- We're Two Of A Kind (A) #
- Still Rainin' In My Heart (B)

rec. June 1964 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca, g; # saxes; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr



Excello 2253
   

- We're Two Of A Kind (alt tk) #   @ youtube
- I'm Waiting On You Baby *

rec. June 1964 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca, # g; # saxes; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Excello unissued

# Flyright 558

* Ace CDCHD 558

131964The Real R&B

- Little Queen Bee - Slim Harpo [Excello 2246]
- I Tried So Hard - Whispering Smith
- I'm Goin' In The Valley - Silas Hogan
- I'm So Glad - Leon Austin
- I Had A Dream Last Night - Lonesome Sundown
- She's My Crazy Little Baby - Lightnin' Slim

- I Need Money - Slim Harpo [Excello 2246]
- Goin' Crazy Over Tv - Jimmy Anderson

- Dark Clouds Rollin' - Silas Hogan
- You're Playin' Hookey - Lonesome Sundown

- Still Rainin' In My Heart - Slim Harpo [Excello 2253]
- It's Love Baby - Earl Gaines
- Nothing In This World - Jimmy Anderson
- Baby Let's Play House - Arthur Gunter
- Wintertime Blues - Lightnin' Slim
- Cryin' Blues - Whispering Smith





Stateside SL 10112 (UK)

Ace CDCHD 562

141964SLIM HARPO

- Sittin' Here Wondering (A) *   @ youtube
- What's Goin' On Baby (B) #

* rec. January 1964 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

# rec. June 1964 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

Excello 2261
151964SLIM HARPO

- Harpo's Blues (A) *
- Please Don't Turn Me Down (B) #

# rec. November 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

* rec. September 1963 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Boo Boo Guidry, Peter Gunter or Bobby Fran, Harry Simoneaux, saxes; Al Foreman, g; Rufud Thibodeaux, b; Austin Broussard, dr

Excello 2265
161964Lightnin' Slim / Slim Harpo: A Long Drink Of Blues

Lightnin' Slim
- Rooster Blues
- My Starter Won't Work
- It's Mighty Crazy
- Hoo-Doo Blues
- I'm Leaving You Baby
- Feelin' Awful Blues


Slim Harpo
- Blues Hangover [Excello 2184]
- What A Dream [Excello 2184]
- Buzz Me Baby [Excello 2171]
- Moody Blues [Excello LP 8003]
- My Home Is A Prison [Excello LP 8003]
- Dream Girl [Excello LP 8003]

notes by Guy Stevens



Stateside SL 10135 (UK)
click to enlarge ! click to enlarge !
The Rolling Stones
"The Rolling Stones".- Decca LK 4605 (UK 4/1964) ----- "England's Newest Hit Makers".- London LL3375 (US 5/1964)
containing a cover of Slim Harpo's "I'm A King Bee"

@ youtube
click to enlarge ! click to enlarge !
The Kinks
"Kinks".- Pye NPL 18096 / NSPL 83021 (UK 10/1964) ----- "You Really Got Me".- Reprise R-6143 (US 10/1964)
containing a cover of Slim Harpo's "Got Love If You Want It"

@ youtube
   

- You'll Never Find A Love (As True As Mine)

rec. January 1965 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Willie Parker, ts; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Excello unissued

Ace CDCHD 558

171/1966SLIM HARPO

- Baby Scratch My Back (A) #
- I'm Gonna Miss You (Like the Devil) (B)

rec. October 1965 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr; # poss. Vince Monroe, perc



Excello 2273




= Stateside SS 491
(UK 2/1966)




= Trans World TW-1661
(Ca 1966)


= Polydor 421 033
(Ger 196?)

= Goldies 45   D-2606
(1973)
= MCA D-2606 (197?)

   

- Baby Scratch My Back (The Scratch) (alt tk)
- I Don't Want No One (To Take Me Away From You)

rec. October 1965 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr
Excello unissued

Ace CDCHD 558

186/1966SLIM HARPO

- Shake You Hips (A) *   @ youtube
- Midnight Blues (B) #

# rec. January 1965 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Willie Parker, ts; Katie Webster, org; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

* rec. February 1966 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Willie Parker, ts; Katie Webster, org; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr; Lazy Lester, perc



Excello 2278


= Stateside SS 527
(UK 7/1966)

   

- Baby You Got What I Want #
- Your Love For Me Is Gone

rec. February 1966 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Willie Parker, ts; Katie Webster, org; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr; # Lazy Lester, perc
Excello unissued

Ace CDCHD 558

191966Slim Harpo: Baby Scratch My Back

- Shake Your Hips [Excello 2278]
- Midnight Blues [Excello 2278]
- Harpo's Blues [Excello 2265]
- Buzzin' [Excello 2239]
- My Little Queen Bee [Excello 2246]
- I Love The Life (I'm Livin') [Excello 2239]

- Baby, Scratch My Back [Excello 2273]
- I'm Gonna Miss You (Like The Devil) [Excello 2273]
- Rainin' In My Heart [Excello 2194]
- Wonderin' Blues [Excello 2261]
- We're Two Of A Kind [Excello 2253]
- I Need Money [Excello 2246]

notes by Guy Stevens





Excello LPS-8005

Excello discography

notes by Bruce Bastin



= Flyright FLY 593
"Shake Your Hips"
(UK 1983)

Flyright discography

201966Big City Blues

- I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo
- Baby Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo
- Strange Things Happem - Lazy Lester
- Hello Mary Lee - Lightnin' Slim

- Midnight Blues - Slim Harpo
- I'm Gonna Miss You - Slim Harpo
- Five Minutes More - Charles Friday
- Please Be On That '519' - Lonesome Sundown

- My Home Ain't Here - Lonesome Sundown
- Woke Up Cryin' - Lonesome Sundown
- You're Gonna Ruin Me Baby - Lazy Lester
- Sugar Coated Love - Lazy Lester
- I'm Tired Waitin' Baby - Lightnin' Slim

- I Got Love If You Want It - Slim Harpo
- My Little Angel Child - Lightnin' Slim
- Too Close Blues - Lightnin'Slim







Polydor 623 240 (Ger)
211966KRLA Solid Rocks Volume 1

- Dirty Water - Standells
- Psychotic Reaction - Count Five
- Leader Of The Pack - Shangri-Las
- Solitary Man - Neil Diamond
- Farmer John - Premiers
- Hang On Sloopy - McCoys
- Land Of 1,000 Dances - Cannibal & Headhunters
- Younger Girl - Lovin' Spoonful
- Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore - Young Rascals
- Hanky Panky - Tommy James & Shondells
- /See You In September - Happenings
- Little Latin Lupe Lu - Righteous Brothers
- Little Girl - Syndicate Of Sound
- You Turn Me On - Ian Whitcomb
- The Boy From New York City - Ad Libs
- 5 O'Clock World - Vogues
- Sweet Talkin' Guy - Chiffons
- Chapel Of Love - Dixie Cups

- Baby Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo
- The Duck - Jackie Lee
- Keep On Runnin' - Spencer Davis Group



KRLA 21
2211/1966SLIM HARPO

- I'm Your Bread Maker, Baby (A) *
- Loving You (The Way I Do) (B) #

# rec. January 1965 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Katie Webster, org; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Geese August, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr; perc

* rec. September 1966 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; gs; b; dr; perc



Excello 2282


= Stateside SS 581
(UK 1/1967)

   

- I Gotta Stop Loving You
- Stop Working Blues

rec. September 1966 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; gs; b; dr; perc
Excello unissued

Ace CDCHD 558

235/1967SLIM HARPO

- Tip On In   Part 1 (A)
- Tip On In   Part 2 (B)

rec. early 1967 in Memphis, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; org; gs; b; dr



Excello 2285


= President PT 187
(UK 4/1968)

241967SLIM HARPO

- I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got (8726)
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight (8727)

rec. 1967 in Nashville, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; org, gs; b; dr



Excello 2289


= President PT 164
(UK 10/1967)

251967Records Galore
All Time Great Sellers from Ernie's Record Mart, Nashville, Tennessee

- You Can't Judge A Book (By Looking At The Cover) - Bo Diddley
- Rinky Dink - Dave "Baby" Cortez
- Little Darlin' - Gladiolas
- Precious Words - Wallace Brothers
- Two Way Wishing - Lowell Fulsom
- Falling In Love Again - Kelly Brothers
- The Entertainer - Tony Clarke
- C.C. Rider - Bobby Powell

- Temptation 'bout To Get Me - Knight Brothers

- Baby, Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo
- Congo Mombo - Guitar Gable
- Eddie My Love - Teen Queens
- Voice Your Choice - Radiants
- Booze In The Bottle - Carter Brothers
- Sweet Sixteen, Part 1 and Part 2 - B.B. King



A-Bet A-401

[A-Bet distributed by
Nashboro Records]
25a1967Slim Harpo

- I've Got Love If You Want It
- Shake Your Hips

- I'm A King Bee
- I'm Your Breadmaker Baby

45 rpm EP

Polydor 27 800 (Fr)
261/1968SLIM HARPO

- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu (8637)
- Mailbox Blues (8636)

rec. 1967 in Nashville, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; gs; b; dr



Excello 2294
271968SLIM HARPO

- Mohair Sam (8750) #
- I Just Can't Leave You (8751) *

# rec. late 1968 at Fame Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; horns; org; g; b; dr

* rec. 1968 in Nashville, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca, rhythm g; Rudolph "Rudy" Richard, lead g; b; dr

Excello 2301
281968Slim Harpo: Tip On In

- Tip On In [Excello 2285]
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu [Excello 2294]
- Mailbox Blues [Excello 2294]
- I've Been A Good Thing For You # [previously unissued]
- Hey Little Lee # [previously unissued]

- I'm Gonna Keep What I Got [Excello 2289]
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight [Excello 2289]
- I'm So Sorry # [previously unissued]
- My Baby She's Got It # [previously unissued]
- I Just Can't Leave You [Excello 2301; LP version is one verse longer]

# rec. 1968 in Nashville, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca, g; Charles Hodges, org; Mabon "Teenie" Hodges, g; Leroy Hodges, b; Howard Grimes, dr; prod. by Bob Holmes
notes by Robert Holmes



Excello LPS-8008

Excello discography

notes by Robert Holmes



= President PTL 1017
(UK 1968)

291968SLIM HARPO

- That's Why I Love You (8758) #
- Just For You (8759) *

rec. 1968 in Nashville, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; # org; * p; gs; b; dr; # tamb

Excello 2305
301968SLIM HARPO

- Folsom Prison Blues (8760) #
- Mutual Friend (8761)

rec. 1968 in Nashville, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; # horns; Bob Wilson, keyb; Mac Gayden, g; Billy Cox, b; Karl Himmel, dr; prod. by Ben Keith

Excello 2306


= Blue Horizon 57-3175
(UK 7/1970)

311968SLIM HARPO

- I've Got My Finger On Your Trigger (8767) #
- The Price Is Too High (8768) *

rec. 1968 in Nashville, TN; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; # horns arr. by Pee Wee Ellis; Bob Wilson, keyb, * org; Mac Gayden, g; Billy Cox, b; Karl Himmel, dr; prod. by Bob Wilson & Ben Keith



Excello 2309


= Excello 100 003 (Fr)

321968Saturday Night Function - Rural Blues, Vol. 2

Papa Lightfoot
- When The Saints Go Marchin' In
Snooks Eaglin
- Travelin' Mood
Boogie Bill Webb
- I Ain't For It
Clifton Chenier
- Country Bred

Slim Harpo
- A Man Is Crying [Imperial unissued]
J.D. Edwards
- Cold In The Evening
Boozoo Chavis
- Paper In My Shoe

Papa Lightfoot
- Wine Women Whiskey
Snooks Eaglin
- See See Rider
Boogie Bill Webb
- Love Me Mama
Clifton Chenier
- Just A Lonely Boy

Slim Harpo
- Something Inside Me [Imperial unissued]
J.D. Edwards
- Crying
Boozoo Chavis
- Boozoo Stomp


Imperial LM-94001 inner gatefold

notes by Pete Welding



Imperial LM-94001 (US)

notes by Pete Welding

= Liberty LBL 83214E (UK)

notes by Pete Welding

(=) Beat Goes On BGOCD
384 (UK 1998; along with
Imperial LM-94000) "Rural
Blues, Volumes 1&2"

(remastered)

331969SLIM HARPO

- Rainin' In My Heart (8782) *
- Jody Man (8783) #

* rec. November 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr

# rec. December 6, 1968 in Baton Rouge, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Lynn Ourso, g; g; b; dr
* Excello 2194




Excello 2316

341969The Best Of Slim Harpo

- Mohair Sam [Excello 2301]
- I'm Gonna Keep What I Got [Excello 2289]
- Baby Scratch My Back [Excello 2273]
- Buzz Me Baby [Excello 2171]
- I'm A King Bee [Excello 2113]

- Rainin' In My Heart [Excello 2194]
- Shake Your Hips [Excello 2278]
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu [Excello 2294]
- I'm Your Bread Maker [Winner] Baby [Excello 2282]
- Tip On In [Excello 2285]

notes by Jack Walker





Excello LPS-8010

Excello discography

351969The Real Blues

- Think It Over - Roscoe Shelton [Excello 2167]
- Miss You So - Roscoe Shelton [Excello 2181]
- I'm Gonna Kill That Hen - Blue Charlie [Nasco 6002]
- Not Welcome Anymore - Baby Boy Warren [Excello 2211]
- It's Love Baby - Earl Gaines [Excello 2217]
- I Tried So Hard - Whispering Smith [Excello 2250]

- Trouble At Home Blues - Silas Hogan [Excello 2221]
- Frankie And Johnny - Jimmy Anderson [previously unissued]
- Workin' For My Baby - Arthur Gunter [Excello 2204]
- Death Valley Blues - Lightnin' Slim [previously unissued]
- Courtroom Blues - Lazy Lester [previously unissued]

- Loving You The Way I Do - Slim Harpo [Excello 2282]




Excello LPS-8011




= Excello 8011/SO-1
(US late 1980s)

Excello discography

35alate
1960s
Slim Harpo: King Of The Blues
Baby Scratch My Back

- Baby Scratch My Back
- Hey Little Lee
- My Baby She´s Got It
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight
- Buzz Me Baby
- I´m A King Bee

- Mohair Sam
- Shake Your Hips
- Wonderin´ Blues
- Mailbox Blues
- Harpo's Blues
- Tip On It


Excello 500007 (Fr)
361970Slim Harpo Knew The Blues

- The Music's Hot
- You Can't Make It
- Boogie Chillun
- Rock Me Baby #
- Baby Please Come Home #

- The Hippy Song
- Jody Man (8783) [Excello 2316]
- Dynamite
- Baby Scratch My Back
- I'm A King Bee

side one rec. November 1969 to mid-January 1970 at Deep South Recording Studio, Baton Rouge, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca, g; # p; Rudolph "Rudy" Richard, g; James Johnson, g, b; Lynn Ourso, g; possibly Sammy K. Brown, dr; prod. by Slim Harpo and Lynn Ourso, Jr.

side two rec. in Los Angeles, CA and at Jay Miller Studios, Crowley, CA
notes by Al Jefferson



Excello LPS-8013

Excello discography

notes by Mike Vernon



= Blue Horizon 7-63854
(UK 1970)   "Slim Harpo
He Knew The Blues"




= Vogue LDVS/LDVX
17255 (Germany 1971)


= Sonet SNTF 769
(UK 1978)   "Slim Harpo
.. He Knew The Blues"




= Excello 8013/SO-1
(US late 1980s)

371971Slim Harpo: Trigger Finger

- Wondering And Worryin'
- Strange Love
- You'll Be Sorry One Day
- One More Day
- Late Last Night
- Buzzin'
- Sittin' Here Wondering
- What's Goin' On Baby

- Please Don't Turn Me Down
- Tip On In (part 2)
- I Just Can't Leave You
- That's Why I Love You
- Just For You
- I've Got My Finger On Your Trigger
- The Price Is Too High
- Rainin' In My Heart




Blue Horizon 2431013
("Marketed by Polydor")
381972The Excello Story

record 1:
- Goin' Home - Lightnin' Slim
- Just Made Twenty One - Lightnin' Slim
- My Home Is A Prison - Lonesome Sundown
- No Jive - Little Al
- Little Lean Woman - Little Al
- Don't Bring Me No Friend - Blue Charlie
- Tell Me Pretty Baby - Lazy Lester
- Gonna Stick To You Baby - Lonesome Sundown

- Nothin' But The Devil - Lightnin Slim

- Bobby Sox Baby - Slim Harpo
- Snoopin' Around - Slim Harpo
- Frankie & Johnny - Jimmy Anderson
- Everybody Needs Somebody - Silas Hogan
- Hoodoo Party - Tabby Thomas
- Live Jive - Whispering Smith
- - Don't Let Nobody Know - Willie Baker



record 2:
- Little Darlin' - The Gladiolas
- Sweetheart Please Don't Go - The Gladiolas
- Oh Julie - Crescendos
- Miss You So - Lillian Offitt
- This Should Go On Forever - Guitar Gable
- Prisoner's Song - Warren Storm
- Mama Mama Mama Look What Your Little Boy's Done - Warren Storm

- Rainin' In My Heart - Slim Harpo

- She's My Kinda' Girl - Shy Guy Douglas
- Calling All Cows - Blues Rockers
- Things Ain't Right - Jerry McCain & His Upstarts
- She's Mine, All Mine - Arthur Gunter
- Chicken Hearted Woman - Clarence Samuels
- Love Shock - Little Sonny
- Chuc-A-Luck - Baby Boy Warren
- Quit My Drinkin' - Robert Garrett
DLP

Excello LPS-8025 (US)

Excello discography


= Blue Horizon 2683 007
= 2937-001A / 2937-002B
(UK 1972)

391973Slim Harpo

- Rainin' In My Heart
- Don't Start Cryin' Now

Excello 2194


Goldies 45   D-2596
[ABC/Dunhill subsidiary]


= MCA D-2596 (US 197?)

401973Slim Harpo

- Baby Scratch My Back
- I'm Gonna Miss You

Excello 2273


Goldies 45   D-2606
[ABC/Dunhill subsidiary]


= MCA D-2606 (US 197?)

40a1975Down South Blues   1952-1962
Blues Anthology Vol. 4

Sidney Maiden
- Up The River [Imperial unissued]
- Working Woman [Imperial unissued]
- Broke And Busted [Imperial unissued]
- Harpin' The Boogie [Imperial unissued]
Clifton Chenier
- Country Bred

Slim Harpo
- A Man Is Crying [Imperial LM-94001]
- Something Inside Me [Imperial LM-94001]

Guitar Slim
- New Arrival
- Standin' At The Station
- Crying In The Morning
- Bad Luck Is On Me
Earl King
- Come On (Let The Good Times Roll) - Part I
Snooks Eaglin
- See See Rider [Imperial LM-94001]
- Nobody Knows [Imperial 5671]





Toshiba/Liberty LLS-70049
(Jp)
411976Slim Harpo Knew the Blues

record 1:
- Hey Little Lee [Excello 8008]
- The Hippy Song [Excello 8013]
- Jody Man [Excello 8013]
- Dynamite [Excello 8013]
- Folsom Prison Blues [Excello 2306]

- The Price Is Too High [Excello 2309]
- Just For You [Excello 2305]
- That's Why I Love You [Excello 2305]
- Mohair Sam [Excello 2301]
- Mailbox Blues [Excello 8008]
- I Just Can't Leave You [Excello 8008]
- Stick Your Chest Out Baby # [previously unissued]


record 2:
- The Music's Hot [Excello 8013]
- You Can't Make It [Excello 8013]
- Boogie Chillun [Excello 8013]
- Rock Me Baby [Excello 8013]
- Mutual Friend [Excello 2306]
- Got My Finger On Your Trigger [Excello 2309]

- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu [Excello 8008]
- I've Been Your Good Thing [Excello 8008]
- My Baby She's Got It [Excello 8008]
- I'm So Sorry [Excello 8008]
- Tip On In [Excello 8008]
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight [Excello 8008]
- I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got [Excello 8008]

# rec. late 1968 at Fame Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL; Slim Harpo, voc, hca, g; Aaron Varnell, voc; Jimmy Johnson, g; David Hood, b; Roger Hawkins, dr; prod. by Aaron Varnell
DLP



Excello LP-2-8030

Excello discography

421976Slim Harpo: Blues Hangover
The Legendary Jay Miller Sessions Volume 4

- I'm A King Bee (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- This Ain't No Place For Me [previously unissued]
- That Ain't Your Business [previously unissued]
- You Ain't Had To Cry [previously unissued]
- Untitled Instrumental [previously unissued; Moody Blues Snoopin' Around]
- Late Last Night (tk 2) [previously unissued]

- Blues Hangover (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- Things Gonna Change [previously unissued]
- That's Alright [previously unissued]
- Wonderin' And Worryin' (tk 3) [previously unissued]
- What's Going On [previously unissued]
- One More Day (alt tk) [previously unissued]
notes by Bruce Bastin

Flyright LP 520 (UK)

Flyright discography

431978Rockin' Fever
The Legendary Jay Miller Sessions Volume 15

Pee Wee Trahan
- Bop And Rock Tonight
Joe Carl
- Rockin' Fever
Rocket Morgan
- You're Humbuggin' Me
Leroy Castille
- Signal Rock
Pee Wee Trahan
- Keepin' All My Lovin'
Doug Charles
- Mrs. Smith


Slim Harpo
- Wild About My Baby [previously unissued]
Chuck Martin
- Don't You Cry For Me
Clifton Chenier
- Rockin' Accordian
Chuck Martin
- Emma Lee
Wonder Boy Travis
- She's Got Eyes Like A Cat
Al Harris
- Saw My Baby Walkin'

Flyright FLY 540 (UK)

Flyright discography

431979Slim Harpo

- Rainin' In My Heart (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- Wild About My Baby [Flyright FLY 540]

rec. November 1960 in Crowley, LA; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Rudolph Richard, James Johnson, g; T.J. Kitchen, b; Sammy K. Brown, dr



Blues Unlimited 2015
[Crowley, LA label]
44a1979/80?Jump 1

- Take Five - Houndog Taylor
- Go To The Mardi Gras - Prof. Longhair

- Thunderbird - Little Walter

- Shake Your Hips - Slim Harpo

45 rpm EP

Jump JUMP 1001 (UK)
44b1979/80?Jump 2

- Mean Ol' Train - Papa Lightfoot
- Honey Babe - Arthur Gunter


- Don't Start Crying Now - Slim Harpo
- Feeling Good' - Junior Parker

45 rpm EP

Jump JUMP 1002 (UK)
44c19??Jumpin' Vol. 1

- Shake Your Hips - Slim Harpo
- New York Breakdown - Doctor Ross
- How About It Baby - Emmet Davis

- Georgia Slop - Jimmy McCraklin [sic]
- I'm Gonna Love You - Eddie Taylor
- Papa Lou & Gran - Little Victor


45 rpm EP

Jumpin JEP 001
451980Slim Harpo: Got Love If You Want It
The Legendary Jay Miller Sessions Volume 20

- One Of These Days [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- Harmonica Instrumental [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- That Ain't Your Business [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- Things Gonna Change [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- Talking Blues [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- Don't Start Crying Now [previously unissued]   @ youtube

- Dream Girl [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- I Got Love If You Want It [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- My Little Queen Bee [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- Strange Love [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- We're Two Of A Kind [previously unissued]   @ youtube
- I Love The Life I'm Living [previously unissued]   @ youtube
notes by Bruce Bastin

Flyright FLY 558 (UK)

Flyright discography

461983The Best of Slim Harpo

Rhino RNLP/RNC 106 tracks:
- Baby Scratch My Back
- Got Love If You Want It
- I'm A King Bee
- Shake Your Hips
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu
- I've Been A Good Thing (For You)
- Raining In My Heart

- The Music's Hot
- Mohair Sam
- Tip On In
- Moody Blues
- The Hippy Song
- Dont Start My Crying Now
- Rock Me, Baby

Rhino R1-70169 (LP) tracks:
- Baby Scratch My Back [Excello 2273]
- I Got Love If You Want It [Excello 2113]
- I'm A King Bee [Excello 2113]
- Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King) [Excello 2246]
- Shake Your Hips [Excello 2278]
- Buzz Me Babe [Excello 2171]
- Blues Hang-Over [Excello 2184]

- Rainin' In My Heart [Excello 2194]
- Still Rainin' In My Heart [Excello 2253]
- Late Last Night [Excello 2171]
- Tip On In, Part 1 [Excello 2285]
- Bobby Sox Baby [Excello LP 8003]
- Don't Start Cryin' Now [Excello 2194]
- Rock Me Baby [Excello LP 28030]

Rhino R2-70169 (CD) tracks:
- Baby Scratch My Back
- I Got Love If You Want It
- I'm King Bee
- Little Queen Bee
- Shake Your Hips
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu #
- Buzz Me Babe
- Buzzin' #
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Still Rainin' In My Heart
- Late Last Line
- Tip On In, Part 1
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Don't Start Cryin' Now
- I Need Money (Keep Your Alibis) #
- Strange Love #
- Rock Me Baby
- Blues Hang-Over

# CD bonus tracks

compiled by Dick Everett (and Dick Blackburn [1989])
notes by Dick Everett







Rhino RNLP/RNC 106

notes by Dick Everett



(=) Rhino R1-70169 (LP)
(5/1989)

notes by Dick Everett

(=) Rhino R2-70169 (CD)
(5/1989)

471984AVI presents An Anthology Of The Blues

- I'm Warning You Baby - Lightnin' Slim
- My Home Is A Prison - Lonesome Sundown
- The Moon Without You - Chuck Brown
- Baby What You Want Me To Do - Lightnin' Slim & Whispering Smith
- I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town - Jimmy Dawkins
- That's What You Mean To Me - The Kelly Brothers

- High Cost Of Living - Jimmy Dawkins

- Raining In My Heart - Slim Harpo
- Things I Used To Do - Jimmy Dawkins
- Mean Old Frisco Blues - Lightnin' Slim
- Mojo Hand - Whispering Smith
- Five Long Years - Bessie Griffin



Avi 8654
481986?Slim Harpo / Chris Kenner

Slim Harpo
- Baby Scratch My Back
Chris Kenner
- I Like It Like That (Part I)





Collectables COL 3044
("Back To Back Hit Series")
49198?Baton Rouge Blues
The Legendary Jay Miller Sessions Volume 42

Jimmy Anderson
- I'm A King Bee
- It's Half Past Midnight
- Draft Board Blues
Silas Hogan
- Sittin Here Wonderin'

Slim Harpo
- Cigarettes [previously unissued]
Lightining Slim
- GI Blues
Henry Gray
- Cold Chills

Tabby Thomas
- Hoodoo Party, Don't Say
Lazy Lester
- Bloodstains
Dimmy Dotson
- Oh Baby, I Need Your Love
Boogie Jake
- I Don't Know Why
Henry Grey
- I'm A Lucky Lucky Man

Flyright FLY 607 (UK)

Flyright discography

50198?Baton Rouge Harmonica
The Legendary Jay Miller Sessions Volume 49

Lazy Lester
- Tell Me Pretty Baby
- Whoa Now
- Sad City Blues
- Courtroom Blues

Slim Harpo
- One More Day [previously unissued]
Sylvester Buckley
- I'm Getting Tired
Jimmy Dotson
- My Poor Heart In Pain

Jimmy Anderson
- Keep On Naggin
- In The Dark In The Park
- Baby Let's Burn
Jimmy Dotson
- Looking For My Baby
Jimmy Anderson
- Frankie And Johnny
- Angel Please
- I Wanna Boogie



Flyright FLY 614 (UK)

Flyright discography

511988Down Home Blues

- Who's Making Love - Johnnie Taylor
- Down Home Blues - Z.Z. Hill
- Your Husband Is Cheatin' On Us - Denise Lasalle
- Let's Straighten It Out - Latimore
- Two Steps From The Blues - Bobby Bland
- Members Only - Bobby Bland

- Send Me Some Lovin' - Little Richard
- Walkin' The Backstreets And Cryin' - Little Milton
- Bump And Gring - Z.Z. Hill
- Wang Dang Doodle - Ko Ko Taylor
- (If Lovin' You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right - Luther Ingram
- End Of The Rainbow - McKinley Mitchell


- Sweet Sixteen - B.B. King
- I'm In A Phone Booth Baby - Robert Cray
- Lady In The Street - Denise Lasalle
- Still Called The Blues - Johnnie Taylor
- Taxi - J. Blackfoot
- Master Mechanic - Johnny Winter

- Woman to Woman - Shirley Brown
- I'll Play The Blues For You - Albert King
- Baby, What You Want Me To Do - Jimmy Reed

- Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo
- The Blues Is Alright - Little Milton
- Bad Risk - Latimore


DLP

Malaco mal2000
521989Slim Harpo: I'm A King Bee

- I'm A King Bee
- This Ain't No Place For Me
- That Ain't Your Business
- You Ain't Had To Cry
- Moody Blues
- Late Last Night
- Blues Hangover
- That's Alright
- Wonderin' And Worryin'
- What's Going On
- One More Day
- One Of These Days
- Buzzin'
- Things Gonna Change
- Don't Start Crying Now
- Dream Girl
- I Got Love If You Want It
- My Little Queen Bee
- Strange Love
- We're Two Of A Kind
- I Love The Life I'm Living
notes by Bruce Bastin

Flyright FLYCD 05 (UK)

Flyright discography

531989Louisiana Swamp Blues

- I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo
- I Hope You Come Back Home - Buddy Guy
- I'm Warning You Baby - Lightnin' Slim
- Gonna Stick To You Baby - Lonesome Sundown
- I'm A Lover Not A Fighter - Lazy Lester
- Sugar Coated Love - Lazy Lester
- Baby Baby (I Know You're A Lady) - Katie Webster & Ashton Savoy
- Naggin' - Jimmy Anderson
- Alimonia Blues - Joe Johnson
- Mumblin' Blues - Clarence 'Bon Ton' Garlow
- Early In The Morning - Boogie Jake
- My Baby Walked Out - Silas Hogan
- Baby Left Me This Morning - Moses 'Whispering' Smith
- Hey Mattie - Mr. Calhoun
- Early One Morning - Rambling Hi Harris
- Wild Cherry - Leroy Washington
- Hoodoo Party - Tabby Thomas
- Midnight Dream - Henry Gray

- Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King) - Slim Harpo

Flyright FLYCD 09 (UK)

Flyright discography

541990More Louisiana Swamp Blues

- She Treats Me So Evil - Sylvester Buckley
- I Don't Know Why - Boogie Jake
- Trying To Call My Baby - Ramblin' Hi Harris
- I'm A Free-hearted Man - Silas Hogan

- Got Love If You Want It - Slim Harpo
- Stranger In Your Town - Lightning Slim
- Mojo Man - Lonesome Sundown
- Late Late In The Evening - Lazy Lester
- Change Your Ways - Mr Calhoun
- The World Loves A Lover - Mr Mojo
- Natural Born Man - Joe Mayfield
- Dreaming Dreaming - Joe Rich
- Draft Board Blues - Jimmy Anderson
- Crying Blues - Whispering Smith
- Dirty Woman Blues - Joe Johnson
- Lucky Lucky Man - Henry Gray
- Shoo-shoo Chicken - Charles Sheffield
- C. C. Rider - Tabby Thomas
- Runnin' And Hidin' - Carol Fran
You Can Have My Husband But Don't Mess With My Man - Kat


Flyright FLYCD 24 (UK)

Flyright discography

551992Baby Let's Burn
Blues from Baton Rouge

Jimmy Anderson
- I'm A King Bee
- Half Past Midnight
- In The Dark In The Park
- Baby Let's Burn
- When I Play My Harp
- Angel Please
- I Wanna Boogie
Jimmy Dotson
- Oh Baby
- I Need Your Love
- I Wanna Know
- Looking For My Baby
Silas Hogan
- Tell Me Babe
- Sittin' Here Wondering
Blues Boy Dorsey
- Walkin' Out My Door
- Don't Do That To Me
- Come Here To Me Baby

Slim Harpo
- One More Day
Lightning Slim
- Miss Sandy Brown
- Tell Me Baby
- Walk the Streets All Night
Boogie Jake
- I Don't Know Why
Sylvester Buckley
- I Can Be on My Way
Henry Gray
- Cold Chills



Flyright FLYCD 51 (UK)

Flyright discography

561993The Best of Slim Harpo

- Baby Scratch My Back
- I Got Love If You Want It
- I'm A King Bee
- Little Queen Bee
- Shake Your Hips
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu
- Buzz Me Babe
- Buzzin'
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Still Rainin' In My Heart
- Late Last Night
- Tip On In (part 1)
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Don't Start Cryin' Now
- I Need Money
- Strange Love
- Rock Me Baby
- Blues Hangover

notes by Dick Everett

Ace CDCHM 410 (UK)
571993Slim Harpo sings Raining In My Heart

- Rainin' In My Heart
- Blues Hangover
- Bobby-Sox Baby
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Snoopin' Around
- Buzz Me Baby
- I'm A King Bee
- What A Dream
- Don't Start Crying Now
- Moody Blues
- My Home Is A Prison
- Dream Girl
- Wonderin' And Worryin' [dubbed from disc]
- Strange Love
- You'll Be Sorry One Day [dubbed from disc]
- One More Day [dubbed from disc]
- Late Last Night
- Still Rainin' In My Heart

Excello LP-8003


El Diablo CD 8037

581994Authentic Excello R&B

- I'm Evil - Lightnin' Slim
- You're Gonna Ruin Me Baby - Lazy Lester

- I Got Love If You Want It - Slim Harpo
- Going Through The Park - Jimmy Anderson
- I'm Warning You Baby - Lightnin' Slim
- Lonesome Lonely Blues - Lonesome Sundown
- Wild Cherry - Leroy Washington
- You're Too Late Baby - Silas Hogan

- I'm A Lover, Not A Fighter - Lazy Lester

- I Love The Life I'm Living - Slim Harpo
- Naggin' - Jimmy Anderson
- I'm Gonna Quit You Pretty Baby - Silas Hogan
- I'm Glad She's Mine - Lonesome Sundown

- I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo
- Mean Woman Blues - Whispering Smith
- Loving Around The Clock - Lightnin' Slim

- Tell Me Pretty Baby - Lazy Lester
- Hoodoo Party - Tabby Thomas
- Lonesome La La - Silas Hogan
- Wake Up Old Maid - Whispering Smith
- I'm Tired Watin' Baby - Lightnin' Slim
- Gonna Stick To You Baby - Lonesome Sundown
- No Naggin' No Draggin' - Arthur Gunter
- I'm Doin' Alright - Shy Guy Douglas


Stateside SL 10068


Ace CDCHD 492 (UK)

591993Slim Harpo: I'm A King Bee

- I'm A King Bee
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Wonderin' And Worryin' (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- Strange Love
- You'll Be Sorry One Day
- One More Day
- Bobby Sox Baby (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- Late Last Night
- Buzz Me Babe (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- Dream Girl
- Yeah Yeah Baby
- What A Dream
- Don't Start Cryin' Now
- Blues Hangover
- Moody Blues
- My Home Is A Prison
- Please Don't Turn Me Down
- Snoopin' Around
- Rainin' In My Heart (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- That's Alright Baby [previously unissued]
- Lover's Confession
- Buzzin'
- I Love The Life I'm Living (alt tk) [previously unissued]
- Boogie Chillen [previously unissued]

notes by Paul Jones

Ace CDCHD 510 (UK)
601994Slim Harpo: Hip Shakin'
The Excello Collection

disc 1:
- I'm A King Bee (M)
- I Got Love If You Want It (M)
- Wonderin' And Worryin' (M)
- Strange Love (M)
- You'll Be Sorry One Day (M)
- One More Day (M)
- Bobby Sox Baby (M)
- Buzz Me Babe (M)
- Late Last Night (M)
- Yeah Yeah Baby (fades in) (M)
- Don't Start Crying Now (M)
- Blues Hangover (M)
- Please Don't Turn Me Down (M)
- Moody Blues (M)
- Snoopin' Around (M)
- Rainin' In My Heart (M)
- Lovers Confession (slight noise) (M)
- Buzzin' (M)
- I Love The Life I'm Living (M)
- Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King) (M)
- I Need Money (M)
- Still Rainin' In My Heart (M)
- We're Two Of A Kind (M)
- What's Goin' On Baby (M)

disc 2:
- Baby Scratch My Back (M)
- I'm Gonna Miss You Like The Devil (M)
- Wondering Blues (M)
- Rock Me Baby (S)
- Shake Your Hips (M)
- Tip On In, Part 1 (S)
- Tip On In, Part 2 (M)
- I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got (S)
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight (S)
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu (S)
- Mailbox Blues (S)
- Mohair Sam (S)
- I Just Can't Leave You (S)
- - Just For You (S)
- Jody Man (S)
- I've Been A Good Thing For You (S)
- Hey Little Lee (S)
- My Baby She's Got It (S)
- I'm So Sorry (S)
- Live Medley (Moody Blues - I Got Love If You Want It - You Know I Love You) (M)

2 CD set
notes by Cub Koda

Avi/Excello CD 2001
611995Slim Harpo: Shake Your Hips

- Shake Your Hips
- Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King)
- Still Rainin' In My Heart
- I Need Money (Keep Your Alibis)
- What's Goin' On Baby
- Harpo's Blues
- Sittin' Here Wonderin'
- We're Two Of A Kind [previously unissued]
- I'm Gonna Miss You (Like The Devil)
- Baby Scratch My Back [previously unissued]
- I Don't Want No One (To Take Me Away From You) [previously unissued]
- Midnight Blues
- Lovin' You (The Way I Do)
- Baby You Got What I Want [previously unissued]
- Your Love For Me Is Gone [previously unissued]
- I'm Your Bread Maker Baby
- Stop Working Blues [previously unissued]
- I'm Waiting On You Baby [previously unissued]
- You'll Never Find A Love As True As Mine [previously unissued]
- Little Sally Walker [previously unissued]
- I Gotta Stop Lovin' You [previously unissued]
- Blueberry Hill [previously unissued]
- Something Inside Of Me [Imperial LM-94001]
- Tonite I'm Lonely [previously unissued]
- Man Is Crying [Imperial LM-94001]
- Still Rainin' In My Heart [Imperial unissued]


Ace CDCHD 558 (UK)
621995The Real Excello R&B

- Little Queen Bee - Slim Harpo
- I Tried So Hard - Whispering Smith
- I'm Goin' In The Valley - Silas Hogan
- I'm So Glad - Leon Austin
- I Had A Dream Last Night - Lonesome Sundown
- She's My Crazy Little Baby - Lightnin' Slim

- I Need Money - Slim Harpo
- Goin' Crazy Over Tv - Jimmy Anderson
- Dark Clouds Rollin' - Silas Hogan
- You're Playin' Hookey - Lonesome Sundown

- Still Rainin' In My Heart - Slim Harpo
- It's Love Baby - Earl Gaines
- Nothing In This World - Jimmy Anderson
- Baby Let's Play House - Arthur Gunter
- Wintertime Blues - Lightnin' Slim
- Cryin' Blues - Whispering Smith
- Pleadin' For Love - Roscoe Shelton
- Whoa Now - Lazy Lester
- It's Your Voodoo Working - Charles Sheffield
- Rocka Me All Night Long - Jay Nelson
- Leavin' Tennessee - Al Garner
- Baby, Kiss Me Again - Sweet Clifford
- Crazy Over You - Roscoe Shelton
- Baby! I'm Stickin' To You - Charles Friday


Stateside SL 10068


Ace CDCHD 562 (UK)

62a1995Slim Harpo
P-Vine presents 21 Blues Giants

- Buzzin'
- Shake Your Hips
- I'm A King Bee
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Midnight Blues
- Buzz Me, Baby
- Late Last Night
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Baby, Scratch My Back
- I Got Love, If You Want It
- My Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King)
- Blues Hangover
- Machuaru Friend
- Tip On In
- Mohair Sam
- I've Been A Good Thing For You


P-Vine PCD-3747
631996Louisiana R'n'B

- Walkin' In The Park - Guitar Gable / King Karl
- So In Love With You - Henry Clement
- Special Lesson No. 1 - Billy Tate
- Plea Of Love - The Gaynotes
- Ooh My Dear - Lester Robertson
- Rooty Tooty - Lionel Torrence
- One Look At Your Daddy - Carol Fran
- Hey Ma Ma Wonder - Classie Ballou
- You Know Yeah - Boy Travis
- Ford V-8 - Honey Boy Allen
- Long Hair Knock Knees And Bow Legs - Leroy Washington
- Hello Mary Lee - Lightnin' Slim

- I Need Money - Slim Harpo
- I'm A Samplin' Man - Lonesome Sundown
- Rocka Me All Night Long - Jay Nelson
- I Wanna Be Your Man - Lil Bob
- She's Got Eyes Like A Cat - Wonder Boy Travis
- The Kangaroo - Charles Sheffield
- Popeye Train - Tabby Thomas
- Mama Don't Allow - Katie Webster


notes by John Broven

Flyright CD 42

Flyright discography

641996Slim Harpo: Tip On In

- Tip On In (part 1)
- Tip On In (part 2)
- I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight
- Mailbox Blues
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu
- Mohair Sam
- I Just Can't Leave You
- That's Why I Love You
- Just For You
- My Baby's She's Got It
- I've Been Your Good Thing For You
- Hey Little Lee
- Stick Your Chest Out Baby [Excello LP-2-8030]
- Folsom Prison Blues
- Mutual Friend
- I've Got My Finger On Your Trigger
- The Price Is Too High
- Jody Man
- The Music's Hot
- You Can't Make It
- The Hippy Song
- Dynamite
- Rockin' And Rollin' (aka Rock Me Baby)
- Baby Please Come Home


Ace CDCHD 606 (UK)
651996Slim Harpo: The Scratch
Rare and Unissued, Volume 1

The Jay Miller Outtakes:
- I'm A King Bee
- This Ain't No Place For Me
- That Ain't Your Business
- Strange Love
- Late Last Night
- Wonderin' & Worryin'
- What's Going On
- One More Day
- One Of These Days
- Things Gonna Change (clipped at start)
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Moody Blues
The Excello Outtakes:
- Wonderin' & Worryin'
- Buzz Me Babe
- Late Last Night
- Rainin' In My Heart
- The Scratch [aka Baby Scratch My Back]
- I Don't Want No One
Slim Harpo & The King Bees Live at the Sage Avenue Armory
- Startime Theme-I'm A King Bee
- Hold Me Tenderly
- Everybody Needs Somebody
- Big Boss Man
- Little Liza Jane
- When The Saints Go Marching In
- Raining In My Heart

notes by Cub Koda
and David Kearns

Excello CD 3015
661997Slim Harpo: Sting It Then!

- Star-Time Announcement
- I'm A King Bee
- Buzzin'
- I Got Love If You Want It
- You Know I Love You
- Lottie Mo
- Everybody Needs Somebody
- Big Boss Man
- Hold Me Tenderly
- I'll Take Care Of You
- Boogie Chillen
- Moody Blues
- Sugar Coated Love
- Star-time Theme
- I'm A King Bee
- I Don't Play
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Little Liza Jane
- When The Saints Go Marchin' In
- Rainin' In My Heart

rec. July 1, 1961 live in Mobile, AL by David Kearns; Slim Harpo, voc, hca; Willie Parker, ts; James Johnson, Rudolph Richard, g; Sammy K. Brown, dr
notes by David Kearns

Ace CDCHD 658 (UK)


= Master Classics Records
(2011) "Live In Concert"

671997The Best of Slim Harpo

- I'm A King Bee (M)
- I've Got Love If You Want It (M)
- Wonderin' And Worryin' (M)
- You'll Be Sorry One Day (M)
- Strange Love (M)
- Bobby Sox Baby (M)
- One More Day (M)
- Rainin' In My Heart (M, alt tk)
- Blues Hangover (M)
- Buzzin' (M)
- Still Rainin' In My Heart (M)
- Snoopin' Around (M)
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu (S)
- Tip On In, Part 1 (S)
- Shake Your Hips (M)
- Baby Scratch My Back (M)


HIP-O HIPD-40072
681997Slim Harpo sings Raining In My Heart

- Rainin' In My Heart
- Blues Hangover
- Bobby Sox Baby
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Snoopin' Around
- Buzz Me, Baby
- I'm A King Bee
- What A Dream
- Don't Start Crying Now
- Moody Blues
- My Home Is A Prison
- Dream Girl
- My Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King)
- Late Last Night
- Tip On In (part 2)

notes by Dick Allen

HIP-O HIPD-40135
691997Slim Harpo: The Complete Excello Recordings

disc 1:
- I'm A King Bee
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Wonderin' And Worryin'
- Wonderin' And Worryin'
- Strange Love
- You'll Be Sorry One Day
- One More Day
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Buzz Me Babe
- Buzz Me Babe
- Late Last Night
- Late Last Night
- Yeah Yeah Baby
- Dream Girl
- Don't Start Cryin' Now
- What A Dream
- Blues Hang-over
- My Home Is A Prison
- Please Don't Turn Me Down
- Moody Blues
disc 2:
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Snoopin' Around
- That's Alright Baby
- Lover's Confession
- Lover's Confession
- I Love The Life I'm Living
- I Love The Life I'm Living
- Buzzin'
- Harpo's Blues
- Little Queen Bee
- Little Sally Walker
- Boogin Chillun
- What's Goin' On Baby
- I Need Money
- Blueberry Hill
- Sittin' Hre Wondering
- We're Two Of A Kind
- Still Rainin' In My Heart
- I'm Waiting On You Baby
- I'm Waiting On You Baby
- You'll Never Find A Love
- Midnight Blues
- Lovin' You
disc 3:
- Baby Scratch My Back
- Baby Scratch My Back
- I Don't Want No One
- I Don't Want No One
- I'm Gonna Miss You
- Shake Your Hips
- I Gotta Stop Lovin' You
- I'm Your Bread Maker,baby
- Stop Working Blues
- Baby You Got What I Want
- Your Love For Me Is Gone
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Tip On In "Part 1"
- Tip On In "Part 2"
- My Baby She's Got It
- I'm So Sorry
- Mailbox Blues
- Te-ni-nee-ni-nu
- I'm Gonna Keep Shat I've Got
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight
- Mohair Sam
disc 4:
- Just Can't Leave You
- That's Why I Love You
- Just For You
- Folsom Prison Blues
- Mutual Friend
- I've Been Your Good Thing For You
- I've Got My Finger On Your Trigger
- The Price Is Too High
- Rock Me Baby
- Baby Please Come Home
- The Hippy Song
- Hey Little Lee
- Jody Man
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Dynamite
- Stick Your Chest Out Baby
- Boogie Chillun
- The Music's Hot
- You Can't Make It

4 CD set

P-Vine PCD-5234
707/1999The Best of Slim Harpo

- I'm A King Bee
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Buzz Me Baby
- Do Not Start Cryin Now
- What A Dream
- Rainin' In My Heart
- I Love The Life I'm Living
- Buzzin'
- My Little Queen Bee
- I Need Money
- Still Rainin' In My Heart
- Baby Scratch My Back
- Shake Your Hips
- Tip On In (Part 1)
- Tip On In (Part 2)
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu
- I'm Gonna Keep What I Got
- I've Been A Good Thing For You


Universal / MCA
MVCE 22053 (Jp)
712003Slim Harpo: The Excello Singles Anthology

- I'm A King Bee
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Wondering And Worryin'
- Strange Love
- You'll Be Sorry One Day
- One More Day
- Buzz Me Babe
- Late Last Night
- Blues Hangover
- What A Dream
- Don't Start Cryin' Now
- Rainin' In My Heart
- I Love The Life I'm Living
- Buzzin'
- I Need Money (Keep Your Alibis)
- Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King)
- Still Rainin' In My Heart
- We're Two Of A Kind
- Stittin' Here Wondering
- What's Goin' On Baby
- Harpo's Blues
- Please Don't Turn Me Down

- Baby Scratch My Back
- I'm Gonna Miss You Like The Devil
- Shake Your Hips
- Midnight Blues
- I'm Your Bread Maker, Baby
- Loving You (The Way I Do)
- Tip On In (part 1)
- Tip On In (part 2)
- I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight
- Te-ni-nee-ni-nu
- Mailbox Blues
- Mohair Sam
- I Just Can't Leave You
- That's Why I Love You
- Just For You
- Folsom Prison Blues
- Mutual Friend
- I've Got My Finger On The Trigger
- The Price Is Too High
- Rainin' In My Heart [overdubbed version]
- Jody Man

notes by John Broven

HIP-O B0000583-02
7220??Slim Harpo

- Bobby Sox Baby
- Don't Start Crying Now




Excello 2491 (repro)
732011Slim Harpo: Slim Rocks

- Wild About My Baby
- I Got Love If You Want It
- I'm A King Bee
- You'll Be Sorry One Day
- That Ain't Your Business
- Buzz Me Babe
- My Little Queen Bee (Got A B..
- I'm Waiting On You Baby
- Something Inside Me
- Bobby-Sox Baby
- I Need Money (Keep Your Alib..
- Yeah Yeah Baby
- Shake Your Hips
- Harpo's Blues
- Don't Start Cryin' Now
- Boogie Chillun
- Baby, Scratch My Back
- Buzzin' (instr)
- Hey Little Lee
- The Music's Hot
- Wondering And Worryin'
- Late Last Night
- That's Alright (aka You'll B..
- That's Alright Baby (aka Don..
- Cigarettes
- Buzz Me Babe
- I'm A King Bee
- You Ain't Never Had To Cry
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Wondering And Worryin'
- Rainin' In My Heart


Bear Family BCD 17129
(Ger)
742012Juke Joints   Vol. 3

disc 1
- I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo
- My Woman Has A Black Cat Bone - Hop Wilson
- Steady - Jerry McCain
- Late Hours At Midnight - Homesick James
- Ludella - Jimmy Rogers
- Sail On, Little Girl - Pete McKinley
- Alley Special - Wright Holmes
- Play My Juke Box - Boy Green
- Chicago Blues - Dan Pickett
- Shackles Round My Body - David Wylie
- Throw A Little Boogie - Manny Nicholls
- Dial 110 Blues - Country Jim
- About To Lose My Mind - Big Boy Spires
- You Better Move On Away From Here - Honeyboy
- Applejack Boogie - Pinetop Slim
- Seems Like A Million Years tk 1 - Willie Nix
- Western Union Man - Chicago Sunny Boy
- Silver Haired Woman - Johnny Williams
- She Got Me Walkin' - Lazy Bill Lucas
- Ride My New Car With Me - Big Joe Williams
- After Hours - Earl Hooker
- 1958 Blues - Little Sam Davis
- Bad Feeling Blues (alt tk) - Lightnin' Slim
- Feel So Worried tk 2 - Sammy Lewis & Willie Johnson
- I Want A Roller - Smokey Hogg
- Gary Stomp - John Brim


disc 2
- Operator Blues tk 2 - Houston Boines
- My Baby Left Me - John Lee Hooker
- Lookin' For My Baby tk 5 - Little Milton
- I'm Gonna Love You - Eddie Taylor
- She's Gone With The Wind - The Sugarman
- Eula Mae - Big Joe Williams
- Ardelle - Pete McKinley
- Happy Home Blues - D.C. Washington

- I've Got Love If You Want It - Slim Harpo
- That's All Right - Jimmy Rogers
- Hello Central, Please Give Me 209 - Robert Lee Westmoreland
- Crying - J.D. Edwards
- I'll Move You - Eddie Kirkland
- Awful Shame - Hank Kilroy
- Cadillac Blues - J.D. Horton
- Hollywood Boogie - Country Jim
- Chicken Stuff - Hop Wilson
- Please Mam Forgive Me - Sunny James
- You Better Watch That Jive - Smokey Hogg
- Walking Talking Blues - Manny Nicholls
- Locked In Jail Blues - Johnny Beck
- Highway 51 - Stick Horse Hammond
- Jet Black Woman - Buddy Chiles
- I Had A Dream - Lazy Bill Lucas
- Got A Letter This Morning - Clarence London
- Down South - Junior Blackmon


disc 3
- She's Tough - Jerry Mccain
- Baker Shop Boogie tk 1 - Willie Nix
- Ridin' Home - Leslie Louis
- Sad And Lonely - Country Jim
- Crawdad - Smokey Hogg
- No One To Love Me - Manny Nicholls

- Wonderin' And Worryin' - Slim Harpo
- Lightnin' Slim Boogie - Lightnin' Slim
- A & B Blues - Boy Green
- Homesick Blues - Homesick James
- Fat Mouth - Johnny Williams
- Number Writer - Dan Pickett
- King's Highway - Big Joe Williams
- John Henry - Pinetop Slim
- Jammin' - Earl Hooker
- Take It Easy - Nat Terry
- Mr Ticket Agent - Silver Cooks
- Which One Do I Love - Big Boy Spires
- Little School Girl - L.C. Greene
- Excuse Me Baby - Sunny James
- Have You A Match - Honeyboy
- Goin' To New Orleans - Little Sam Davis
- Want To Boogie-woogie - Clarence London
- Love Me Mama - Boogie Bill Webb
- Log House On The Hill - Leroy Johnson
- You'll Always Have A Home - Eddie Taylor


disc 4
- Jimmie's Boogie - Jimmy Reed
- Rather Be Sloppy Drunk - Big Joe Williams
- G-man Blues - Houston Boines
- No One To Love Me - Leroy Johnson
- Y M & V Blues - Lost John Hunter
- Sittin' Here Wonderin' - Luther Stoneham

- Strange Love - Slim Harpo
- Size 4 Shoe - Smokey Hogg
- I'm In Love - Jimmy Rogers
- You Gotta Lay Down Mama - Johnny Beck
- Jelly Roll Man - Bill Simpson
- Cold In The Evening - J.D. Edwards
- Mistreated Blues - Buddy Chiles
- My Baby's Gone - Lazy Bill Lucas
- Forgive Me - Manny Nicholls
- Don't Do It Again - Leslie Louis
- Good Lookin' Woman - Country Jim
- Goin' Back To Mama - Clarence London
- Truck 'em On Down - Stick Horse Hammond
- Goin' Back Home Today - Willie Baker
- Uncle Sam Blues - Pinebluff Pete
- Harlem Women - Hank Kilroy
- Don't Want Me Blues - Pete McKinley
- Broke And Hungry - Hop Wilson
- I Don't Know Why - Nat Terry
- Boogie - Boogie Bill Webb


compiled by Neil Slaven
4 CD set
notes by Neil Slaven

JSP JSPCD 77150
752013Bluesin' By The Bayou
From the vaults of J.D. Miller and Eddie Shuler

- Just Give Me A Chance - Silas Hogan
- That's Alright - Slim Harpo [previously unissued; not the same take as on Flyright LP 520 !!!]
- Late In The Evening - Lazy Lester [previously unissued]
- Worries Like Blues - Clifton Chenier
- Catch Morning Train - Thaddus Declouet
- Big Fat Woman - Lightnin' Slim
- Dreaming - Joe Rich
- Oh Baby - Jimmy Dotson
- They Say The World Loves A Lover - Mr Mojo [previously unissued]
- Walkin In The Park - Jimmy Anderson
- Walkin' Out My Door - Blue Boy Dorsey [previously unissued]
- Natural Born Man - Joe Mayfield
- Early In The Morning - Boogie Jake [previously unissued]
- I'm A Real Lover Baby - Honey Boy Allen [previously unissued]
- 41 Days - Boozoo Chavis
- Trouble Trouble - Thaddus Declouet
- Long Journey (Life's Journey) - Talton Miller [previously unissued]
- Gonna Miss My Lognion - Left Hand Charlie
- I Ain't Got No Money - Lightnin' Slim
- I'm A Samplin' Man - Lonesome Sundown
- I'm Gonna Leave You Baby - Lazy Lester [previously unissued]
- Stranger In Your Town - Lightnin' Slim [previously unissued]
- Sitting Here Wondering - Silas Hogan
- Lost Love Letter Blues - Leroy Washington [previously unissued]
- Lonesome Lover Blues - Joe Rich
- I Want You, I Need You - Jimmy Anderson [previously unissued]
- I Can Be On My Way - Sylvester [previously unissued]
- Slow Walking Fever & Asiatic Flu - Johnny Sonnier


compiled by Ian Saddler
notes by Ian Saddler



Ace CDCHD 1368
76201?Slim Harpo: Complete Excello Recordings

disc 1:
- I'm King Bee
- I Got Love If You Want It
- Wonderin And Worryin'
- Strange Love
- You're Be Sorry One Day
- One More Day
- Bobby Sox Baby
- Buzz My Babe
- Late Last Night
- Yeah Yeah Baby
- Dream Girl
- Don't Start Cryin' Now
- What A Dream
- Blues Hang-Over
- My Home Is A Prison
- Please Don't Turn Me Down
- Moody Blues
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Snoopin' Around
- That's Alright Baby
- Lovers Confessio
- I Love The Life I'm Living
- Buzzin'
- Harpo's Blues
- Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King)
- Little Sally Walker
- Boogie Chillum
disc 2:
- What's Goin' On Baby
- I Need Money (Keep Your Alibis)
- Blueberry Hill
- Wondering Blues
- We're Two Of A Kind
- Still Rainin' In My Heart
- I'm Waiting On You Baby
- You'll Never Find A Love (As True As Mine)
- Midnight Blues
- Lovin' You (The Way I Do)
- Baby Scratch My Back
- I Don't Want No One (To Take Me Away From You)
- I'm Gonna Miss You (Like The Devil)
- Shake Your Hips
- I Gotta Stop Lovin' You
- I'm Your Bread Maker Baby
- Stop Working Blues
- Baby You Got What I Want
- Your Love For Me Is Gone
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Tip On In (part 1)
- Tip On In (part 2)
- My Baby She's Got It
- I'm So Sorry
- Mailbox Blues
disc 3:
- Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu
- I'm Gonna Keep What I've Got
- I've Got To Be With You Tonight
- Mohair Sam
- I Just Can't Leave You
- That's Why I Love You
- Just For You
- Folsom Prison Blues
- Mutual Friend
- I've Been Your Good Thing For You
- I've Got My Finger On Your Trigger
- The Price Is Too High
- Rock Me Baby
- Baby Please Come Home
- The Hippy Song
- Hey Little Lee
- Jody Man
- Rainin' In My Heart
- Dynamite
- Stick Your Chest Out Baby
- Boogie Chillun
- The Music's Hot
- You Can't Make It

3 CD set

Blues Blast 317
772013Bluesin' By The Bayou

- Just Give Me A Chance - Silas Hogan
- That's Alright - Slim Harpo
- Late In The Evening - Lazy Lester
- Worried Life Blues - Clifton Chenier
- Catch The Morning Train - Thaddeus Declouet
- Big Fat Woman (aka I'm Him) - Lightnin' Slim
- Dreaming, Dreaming - Joe Rich
- Oh Baby - Jimmy Dotson - They Say The World Loves A Lover - Mr Mojo
- In The Dark In The Park - Jimmy Anderson
- Walkin' Out My Door - Blues Boy Dorsey
- I'm A Natural Born Man - Joe Mayfield
- Early Morning Blues - Boogie Jake
- I'm A Real Lover Baby - Honey Boy Allen
- Forty One Days - Boozoo Chavis
- Trouble Trouble - Thaddeus Declouet
- Long Journey (Life's Journey) - Talton Miller
- Gonna Miss My Lognion - Lefthand Charlie
- I Ain't Got No Money - Lightnin' Slim
- I'm A Samplin' Man - Lonesome Sundown
- I'm Gonna Leave You Baby - Lazy Lester
- Stranger In Your Town - Lightnin' Slim
- Sitting Here Wondering - Silas Hogan
- Lost Love Letter Blues - Leroy Washington
- Lonesome Lover Blues - Joe Rich
- I Want You, I Need You - Jimmy Anderson
- I Can Be On My Way - Sylvester Buckley
- Slow Walking Fever And The Asiatic Flu - Johnny Sonnier



Ace CDCHD 1368
782014Bluesin' By The Bayou - Rough 'n' Tough




Ace CDCHD
 

Tributes to Slim Harpo
 

A1971Robert Pete Williams

- Farm Blues
- Goodbye Slim Harpo #
- Rub Me Until My Love Comes Down
- Freight Train Blues
- Got Me Way Down Here
- Matchbox Blues

- Railroad Blues
- Tombstone Blues
- Sweep My Floor
- You Used To Be A Sweet Cover Shakin' Woman
- Vietnam Blues


rec. during the week of Christmas, 1970 at Maringouin, LA

# bonus track on Fat Possum CD 80349

Ahura Mazda AMS 2002

Ahura Mazda
discography


= Fat Possum CD 80349
(2001)

B1971Robert Pete Williams

- Goodbye Slim Harpo
- Vietnam Blues
7 inch 45 rpm





Ahura Mazda 45-AMS-101

Ahura Mazda
discography


re-released on
Fat Possum CD 80349
(2001)

C1973Jerry McCain sings Slim Harpo

- Boogie Chillun
- Mohair Sam
- Scratch My Back
- Scratch My Back Pt.2
- Shake Your Hips
- King Bee

- Tip On In
- Rock Me Baby
- Rainin' In My Heart Pt.1
- Rainin' In MY Heart Pt.2
- Slim's BLues
- Tee-Nannee-Nannu


Romulus RR-108
(eight track tape cartridge)
D1973Jerry McCain

- Rainin' In My Heart
- King Bee

7 inch 45 rpm

Romulus 1001
 

Additional information appreciated !!!

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- Jean-Claude Arnaudon: Dictionnaire du Blues.- Paris, France (Filipacci) 1977, p. 227
- Karel Bogaert: Blues Lexicon.- Antwerpen (Standaard) 1972, p. 144
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970.- Vancouver 2006, pp. 489-490
- Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath: The Blues Discography 1943 - 1970 (2nd edition).- Vancouver 2012, p. 565-566
- Sheldon Harris: Blues Who's Who - A Bibliographical Dictionary of Blues Singers.- New York 1987, pp. 383-384
- Mike Leadbitter & Neil Slaven: Blues Records 1943 to 1966 - A complete guide to 20 years of recorded blues.- London/New York 1968.- p. 195
- http://mikiwiki.org/wiki/Slim_Harpo/Diskografie
- http://www.bsnpubs.com/tennessee/excello/excello.html
- http://www.45cat.com/artist/slim-harpo/uk
- http://redkelly2.blogspot.com/2007/07/slim-harpo-folsom-prison-blues-excello.html
- http://redkelly2.blogspot.com/2007/08/slim-harpo-ive-got-my-finger-on-your.html
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: http://ramone666.blogspot.com/2011/07/buzz-awhile.html

thanks to Pan Salmenhaara, Alan Balfour, David Kearns, Jaap Hindriks, Rick Jones, Tom Ball, and Tk Kinnear for additional info / label scans

 

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source: http://ramone666.blogspot.com/2011/07/buzz-awhile.html
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