Harlow Wilcox (musician)

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This article is about the country musician. For the radio announcer, see Harlow Wilcox (announcer).
Harlow Wilcox
Born January 28, 1943
Origin Norman, Oklahoma
Died August 26, 2002(2002-08-26) (aged 59)
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1969–2002
Labels Plantation

Harlow Wilcox (January 28, 1943 – August 26, 2002) was an American session musician from Norman, Oklahoma. In 1969 he released the instrumental single "Groovy Grubworm" on Plantation Records (as Harlow Wilcox & the Oakies), which hit No. 30 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart late that year.[1] Two albums followed. "Groovy Grubworm" has sold over a million copies and was nominated for a Grammy in 1969. On August 26, 2002 Wilcox died from a heart attack at his home in Oklahoma City.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album US Country[2] Label
1970 Groovy Grubworm and Other Golden Guitar Greats 31 Plantation
1972 Cripple Cricket and Other Country Critters

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions Album
US Country US CAN Country CAN
1969 "Groovy Grubworm" 42 30 1 20 Groovy Grubworm and Other Golden Guitar Greats

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. 7th edn, 2000
  2. ^ Billboard, Allmusic.com