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Otis "Lightnin' Slim" Hicks
Birth: Mar. 13, 1913
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1974

Musician. He was a guitarist-songwriter, known as the Louisiana Swamp Blues King. During the 1940s, he worked the bars of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with bluesmen Arthur Kelly and Slim Harpo. He moved to Detroit Michigan in the 1950s, where he recorded for Excello Records hits to include "Hoo Doo Blues", "Lonesome Cabin Blues", "Voodoo Blues" and "Bad Luck Blues". In the 1970s, he toured Europe, headlined at the Montreux Jazz Festival Switzerland and toured with the American Blues Legend Tour. He died in Detroit, Michigan. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Pontiac
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Heather from VA
Record added: Mar 24, 2003
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Otis Lightnin' Slim Hicks
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