Lightnin' Slim

~ Person

Legal name: Otis Hicks


Lightnin' Slim (March 13, 1913 – July 27, 1974) was an African-American Louisiana blues musician, who recorded for Excello Records and played in a style similar to its other Louisiana artists. Blues critic ED Denson has ranked him as one of the five great bluesmen of the 1950s, along with Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf and Sonny Boy Williamson.

Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license



Year Title RatingReleases
1971 High And Low Down 1
1975 London Gumbo 1
1992 Blue Lightning 1
1994 Rooster Blues / Lightnin' Slim's Bell Ringer 1
1998 Rooster Blues 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1965 Bell Ringer 1
1996 Nothing But the Devil 1
1999 The Best of Lightnin' Slim 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title RatingReleases
1994 I'm Evil: Rare and Unissued Excello Masters, Volume One 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1957 I'm a Rolling Stone / Love Me Mama 1
1961 I'm Tired Waitin' Baby / Hello Mary Lee 1

Unspecified type

Year Title RatingReleases
Hoodoo Blues 1

Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups.