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Magic Slim (1937–2013)

Blues guitarist/singer Magic Slim was born Morris Holt on August 7, 1937, in Grenada, MS. He began his musical career as a piano player, but an accident on a farm which cost him one of his fingers made him switch to playing guitar instead. In 1955 he moved to Chicago and played in a variety of blues bands, including that of Magic Sam. However, he ... See full bio »

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Folks! Blues Singer
Queen City
Queen City Duffy's Father
The Blues
The Blues Himself


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 2013 Queen City (performer: "Rust Belt Woman")
 2011 The Chaperone (writer: "Evil Woman Blues" - as Morris Holt)
 2004 A Love Song for Bobby Long (writer: "Early Every Morning" - as Morris Holt)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Godfathers and Sons (2003) ... (writer: "Gambling Blues")
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 2013 Queen City
Duffy's Father
 1992 Folks!
Blues Singer
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 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary)
- Godfathers and Sons (2003) ... Himself
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 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Blues Guitarist / Singer (In Memoriam) (as Morris 'Magic Slim' Holt)

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Other Works:

Album: "Highway Is My Home" (Evidence Records). See more »

Alternate Names:

Morris 'Magic Slim' Holt

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Brother of Nick Holt.

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