Shake Your Hips

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"Shake Your Hips"
Single by Slim Harpo
B-side "Midnight Blues"
Released 1966 (1966)
Format 7" 45 rpm record
Recorded J. D. Miller Studio, Crowley, Louisiana
Genre Blues
Length 2:23
Label Excello (Cat. no. 2278)
Writer(s) James Moore aka Slim Harpo
Producer(s) J. D. Miller

"Shake Your Hips" (sometimes known as "Hip Shake") is a song written and first performed in 1966 by American bluesman Slim Harpo. The song has been recorded by many artists, including The Rolling Stones on their album Exile on Main St.[1] Other renditions include those by Joan Osborne (from Bring It On Home) and the Legendary Shack Shakers (Cockadoodledon't).


  1. ^ Everett, Tod (1989). The Best of Slim Harpo (Media notes). Slim Harpo. Rhino Records. p. 1. RS 70169.