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Peppermint Harris

Peppermint Harris has been played on NTS in shows including House Call, featured first on 2 November 2014. Songs played include Mama Mama.

Harrison Nelson Jr. (b 17 July 1925, Texarkana, Texas - d 19 March 1999, Elizabeth, New Jersey), known as Peppermint Harris, was an American R&B singer and guitarist.

He first recorded in Houston, as Peppermint Nelson, in the late 1940s, accompanied by his friend Lightnin' Hopkins. He then made further recordings including "Raining In My Heart" for a label run by Bob Shad - who allegedly forgot Nelson's name and released them as by Peppermint Harris.

In 1951 he moved to Modern Records in…

Mama Mama
Peppermint Harris
Jewel Records0
Mama Mama
Peppermint HarrisJewel Records0