Bumble Bee Slim

    Bumble Bee Slim

    • Bumble Bee Slim
    Bumble Bee Slim

    Bumble Bee Slim

    • Bumble Bee Slim

    Bumble Bee Slim

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    Cruel Hearted Woman (1934)Bumble Bee Slim
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    Policy Dream BluesBumble Bee Slim
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    New Orleans Stop TimeBumble Bee Slim
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        Popular and prolific, Bumble Bee Slim parlayed a familiar but rudimentary style into one of the earliest flowerings of the Chicago style. Much of what he performed he adapted from the groundbreaking duo Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell -- Slim built on Carr's laconic, relaxed vocal style and Blackwell's guitar technique. During the mid-'30s, Bumble Bee Slim recorded a number of sides for a variety of labels, including Bluebird, Vocalion, and Decca, becoming one of the most-reco... Read more

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