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Lightning Slim

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Lightning Slim

Lightning Slim has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with I'm Grown first played on 2 November 2015.

Lightnin' Slim (Otis V. Hicks, St. Louis, Missouri, March 13, 1913 - Detroit, Michigan, July 27, 1974) was an African-American Louisiana blues musician, who recorded for Excello Records, often collaborating with his brother-in-law, Slim Harpo and with harmonica player Lazy Lester.

Lightnin' Slim moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana at the age of thirteen. Taught guitar by his older brother Layfield, Slim was playing in bars in Baton Rouge by the late 1940s.

He debuted on J. D. "Jay" Miller's Feature Records label in 1954 with "Bad Luck…

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I'm Grown
Lightnin' Slim
Excello1957
I'm Grown
Lightnin' SlimExcello1957
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Just Made Twenty-One
Lightnin' Slim
Excello1955
Just Made Twenty-One
Lightnin' SlimExcello1955
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Mean Ole Lonesome Train
Lightnin' Slim
Excello1957
Mean Ole Lonesome Train
Lightnin' SlimExcello1957
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Mean Ole Lonesome Train
Lightnin' Slim
Ace1994
Mean Ole Lonesome Train
Lightnin' SlimAce1994
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