1924-1970Louisiana native, James Moore, was considered the point man of the 1950's Swamp Blues movement. Dubbed Slim Harpo by his wife, he sang in a laid-back style and was a master of the blues harmonica. Although he started out playing juke joints, parties and picnics as a teenager, Slim eventually enjoyed national success with a string of popular R&B hits while recording for Excello Records, including "Baby, Scratch My Back." "Rainin' in My Heart," "Buzzin'," and "Little Queen Bee." As proof of his mass appeal, many of his songs were adapted by country, Cajun, and rock & roll musicians such as the Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 673849 N 3369736|
|Decimal Degrees||30.44723333, -91.18945000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 26.834', W 91° 11.367'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 26' 50.04" N, 91° 11' 22.02" W|
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|Area Code(s)||225, 337|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-199 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge LA 70801, US|
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