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Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed (September 6, 1925 – August 29, 1976) was an American blues singer, guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter, notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues to mainstream audiences. Reed was a major player in the field of electric blues. His lazy, slack-jawed singing, piercing harmonica and hypnotic guitar patterns were one of the blues' most easily identifiable sounds in the 1950s and 1960s, and had a significant impact on many rock and roll artists who followed, such… read more

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  • Avatar for oldiesfanjohn
    In the Bio above... Lazy slack jawed singing? Who writes this drivel? That shouldn't have been written. The man was so multi-talented.
  • Avatar for jessyrocker
    Love this Music
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  • Avatar for SonOfThirteen
    big boss man.
  • Avatar for Washtali
    One of the Masters without a doubt
  • Avatar for jazzthieve
    Spotify playlist: [url=]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[url]
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  • Avatar for AnxxietyAttacks
    Nothing wrong with the blues, baby
  • Avatar for guischolz
    really nice
  • Avatar for Druid66
    He could strum and blow harp, like Muddy and Little Walter in one person, WOW.

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