Check out these new and used Lightnin’ Slim vinyl records LPs for sale. Lightnin’ Slim was born Otis Hicks in 1913 in Louisiana. He moved to Baton Rouge as a teenager, and after learning guitar from his older brother, he was playing in local bars in the late 1940s. His first professional recording was Bad Luck Blues released on Feature Records in 1954. Slim later recorded several albums for Excello Records starting in 1955. He often collaborated with Slim Harpo, who happened to be his brother-in-law. After taking a long hiatus, he started performing again in 1970 and enjoyed a resurgence in his music. Slim passed away in 1974 from complications of stomach cancer in Detroit. We recommend starting your Lightnin’ Slim vinyl collection with the signature albums Rooster Blues, London Gumbo and High & Low Down. Our LP inventory is constantly changing, so check back often, or browse our list of vinyl from blues musicians.