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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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  • In the Bio above... Lazy slack jawed singing? Who writes this drivel? That shouldn't have been written. The man was so multi-talented.
  • Love this Music
  • mwad
  • big boss man.
  • One of the Masters without a doubt
  • Spotify playlist: [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/2sfzZrMUmOlxvvf9Z5ko8k]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[url]
  • awesome
  • Nothing wrong with the blues, baby
  • really nice
  • He could strum and blow harp, like Muddy and Little Walter in one person, WOW.

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