Guitar Slim Jr. was born Rodney Armstrong in New Orleans in 1951. His father is Eddie Jones, Guitar Slim, a Blues artist most famous for his best selling song, “The Things That I Used to Do.”
Guitar Slim has worked with many blues musicians and received critical acclaim with his debut album, The Story of My Life. It received a Grammy nomination in 1988 for Best Blues Traditional Album.
Guitar Slim Jr. has worked for many years around the New Orleans Blues club circuit and has appeared with Stevie Ray Vaughn in concert. He continues to play in New Olreans venues, including the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.