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Edward P. Harris

b. 22 August 1923, Leasburg, NEW YORK, USA, d. 22 Oct 1953, Newark, NJ, USA. Harris discovered electric guitar from his dad, and is thought to have already been an itinerant musician before settling in Newark, but his history is in any other case obscure. None from the information he …

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Carolina Slim

The blues guitarist, most widely known as Carolina Slim, was created in Leasburg, NC, on August 22, 1923. His true name is normally Edward P. Harris. He hardly ever performed or documented under that name though, utilizing a variety of nicknames rather, including Nation Paul, Georgia Pine, Jammin’ Jim, and …

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