Shake Your Hips

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"Shake Your Hips"
Single by Slim Harpo
B-side "Midnight Blues"
Released 1965 (1965)
Format 7" 45 rpm record
Recorded J. D. Miller Studio, Crowley, Louisiana, United States
Genre Blues
Length 2:23
Label Excello (Cat. no. 2278)[1]
Songwriter(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 1965 by American bluesman, Slim Harpo.[2][3]

The song has been recorded by many artists,[4] including the Rolling Stones on their album Exile on Main St.[5] Other renditions include those by Joan Osborne (from Bring It On Home)[6] and the Legendary Shack Shakers (Cockadoodledon't).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slim Harpo - Shake Your Hips (Vinyl)". Discogs.com. 2015-10-09. Retrieved 2015-10-13. 
  2. ^ "Slim Harpo - Shake Your Hips (Vinyl)". Discogs.com. 2015-10-09. Retrieved 2015-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Shake Your Hips - Slim Harpo | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-13. 
  4. ^ "Search for "Shake Your Hips"". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-13. 
  5. ^ Everett, Tod (1989). The Best of Slim Harpo (Media notes). Slim Harpo. Rhino Records. p. 1. RS 70169. 
  6. ^ Thom Jurek (2012-03-27). "Bring It on Home - Joan Osborne | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-13. 
  7. ^ "Cockadoodledon't - The Legendary Shack Shakers | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-10-13.