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What happened to Magic Slim?

What happened to Magic Slim?

Suffering from bleeding ulcers, heart, lung, and kidney problems, all while on tour, Morris “Magic Slim” Holt died on February 21st, 2013, at the age of 75.

Is Magic Slim alive?

Deceased (1937–2013)
Magic Slim/Living or Deceased

When did Magic Slim pass away?

February 21, 2013
Magic Slim/Date of death

How Old Is Magic Slim?

75 years (1937–2013)
Magic Slim/Age at death

Magic Slim, a singer and guitarist acclaimed as a keeper of the flame of electrified Chicago blues, died on Thursday in Philadelphia. He was 75.

When did Magic Slim and the Teardrops release anything can happen?

In 2003, Magic Slim and the Teardrops won the W. C. Handy Award as Blues Band of the Year for the sixth time. They released a live performance on CD and DVD in August 2005 entitled Anything Can Happen.

Who is Magic Slim and what did he do?

Magic Slim. Morris Holt (August 7, 1937 – February 21, 2013), known as Magic Slim, was an American blues singer and guitarist. Born at Torrance, near Grenada, Mississippi, the son of sharecroppers, he followed blues greats such as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf to Chicago, developing his own place in the Chicago blues scene.

When did Magic Slim give up the piano?

In 2017, Magic Slim was posthumously inducted in to the Blues Hall of Fame. Magic Slim was forced to give up playing the piano when he lost his little finger in a cotton gin mishap. He moved first to nearby Grenada. He first came to Chicago in 1955 with his friend and mentor Magic Sam.

When did Magic Slim release his first album?

He recorded his first album in 1977, Born Under a Bad Sign, for the French label MCM. During the 1980s, Slim released albums for Alligator, Rooster Blues and Wolf Records and won his first W. C. Handy Award. In 1980 he recorded a cover version of ” Mustang Sally “.