Jimmy Reed  American Musician


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    Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed (September 6, 1925 – August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and songwriter. A major player in electric blues, he had a significant impact on rock and roll artists such as Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton, Billy...

    First Name Jimmy
    Last Name Reed
    Age 50 (age at death) years
    Birthday 6th September, 1925
    Birthplace Dunleith, Mississippi, United States
    Died 29th August, 1976
    Zodiac Sign Virgo
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Musician, songwriter
    Occupation Musician
    Music Genre (Text) Blues, electric blues, rock and roll
    Music Genre Blues
    Year(s) Active 1940s–1976
    Music Style Electric Chicago Blues, Electric Harmonica Blues, Blues Revival, Regional Blues, Early R&B, Cajun, R&B, North American Traditions
    Music Mood Earthy, Laid-Back/Mellow, Greasy, Relaxed, Lazy, Passionate, Gritty, Amiable/Good-Natured, Organic, Rollicking, Sparse, Earnest, Playful, Street-Smart
    Instrument Guitar, Harmonica, Songwriter, Vocals, Leader
    Instrument (text) Vocals, harmonica, guitar
    Record Label Vee-Jay Records, Vee-Jay
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