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Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed
Aliases
Jimmy Reed and His Trio
Real name
Mathis James Reed
Born
September 6, 1925
Died
August 29, 1976
Country
United States
IPI
00025593186
00025594477
00040546602
00202849189
Comments
Blues vocalist, guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter
Family
Mary Lee Reed Spouse

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1967 Lamont Cranston
February 1956 (46 artists)
August 1961 (3 artists)
February 1956 Magic Slim and The Teardrops
May 1957 (2 artists)
November 1959 (116 artists)
July 1960 (134 artists)
i December 1963 Rainer Baumann
i December 1954 Rainer Baumann
August 1961 (61 artists)
April 1956 (8 artists)
September 1959 (8 artists)
December 1960 (2 artists)
September 1963 Rainer Baumann
July 1960 (3 artists)
September 1964 Omar and The Howlers
July 1958 (11 artists)
August 1964 Rainer Baumann
May 1960 (6 artists)
February 1968 Joe Beard featuring Duke Robillard and Friends
July 1960 (2 artists)
September 1959 (17 artists)
May 1962 (6 artists)
April 1964 (5 artists)
July 1953 (4 artists)
August 1957 (38 artists)
November 1956 Henry Gray
February 1957 Steve Miller Band
July 1960 (8 artists)
July 1960 (30 artists)
July 1958 (5 artists)
September 1962 (8 artists)
July 1956 (3 artists)
March 1961 (4 artists)
August 1964 (7 artists)
October 1958 (2 artists)
April 1955 (2 artists)
August 1965 Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar
September 1959 Steve Miller Band
1966 John Primer
September 1962 Blues Magoos
February 1957 (7 artists)
September 1959 (2 artists)
July 1956 (2 artists)
April 1955 (2 artists)
March 1963 (29 artists)
1974 Tracy Nelson
August 1957 (3 artists)
April 1959 (21 artists)
August 1961 (3 artists)
March 1963 Eddie Taylor
May 1957 (10 artists)
September 1962 (5 artists)
August 1961 (14 artists)
July 1960 Johnny Winter with Billy Gibbons
December 1954 (47 artists)
April 1958 (3 artists)
November 1956 (10 artists)

Covers by Jimmy Reed

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1963 Pete Johnson and His Boogie Woogie Boys - Vocal Chorus Joe Turner
1963 Eddie Boyd
1963 Ida Cox, Leroy Carr
1963 Casey Bill
1963 Ma Rainey acc. by Her Georgia Jazz Band
1963 Prince's Band
1963 Memphis Slim and His House Rockers
1963 Thelma La Vizzo
1963 Art Tatum and His Band - Vocal Chorus by Joe Turner
December 1965 Bobby Guitar
1963 Sleepy John Estes, Big Maceo

Songs written by Jimmy Reed

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Ain't That Lovin' You Baby Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed February 1956 Covered by (45 artists)
Aw Shucks, Hush Your Mouth Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1961 Covered by (3 artists)
Baby, Don't Say That No More Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed February 1956 Covered by Magic Slim and The Teardrops
Baby, What's on Your Mind? Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed May 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
Baby What You Want Me to Do Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed November 1959 Covered by (116 artists)
Blues for Twelve Strings Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 1963 Covered by Rainer Baumann
Boogie in the Dark Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed and His Trio December 1954 Covered by Rainer Baumann
Bright Lights Big City Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1961 Covered by (61 artists)
Can't Stand to See You Go Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 1956 Covered by (8 artists)
Caress Me Baby Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed September 1959 Covered by (8 artists)
Close Together Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Cold and Lonesome Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed September 1963 Covered by Rainer Baumann
Down in Mississippi Al Smith [US2], Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed September 1964 Covered by Omar and The Howlers
Down in Virginia Jimmy Reed, Mary Lee Reed Jimmy Reed July 1958 Covered by (11 artists)
Fifteen Years Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1964 Covered by Rainer Baumann
Found Love Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed May 1960 Covered by (6 artists)
Going by the River Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed July 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Going to New York Jimmy Reed, Mary Lee Reed Jimmy Reed September 1959 Covered by (17 artists)
Help Yourself Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 1964 Covered by (5 artists)
High and Lonesome Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed and His Trio July 1953 Covered by (4 artists)
Honest I Do Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1957 Covered by (38 artists)
Honey, Don't Let Me Go Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed November 1956 Covered by Henry Gray
Honey, Where You Going? Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed February 1957 Covered by Steve Miller Band
Hush-Hush Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed July 1960 Covered by (8 artists)
I Know It's a Sin Jimmy Reed, Mary Lee Reed Jimmy Reed July 1958 Covered by (5 artists)
I Love You Baby Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed July 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm a Love You Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed March 1961 Covered by (4 artists)
I'm Gonna Get My Baby Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed October 1958 Covered by (2 artists)
I'm Gonna Ruin You Calvin Carter, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
I'm the Man Down There Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1965 Covered by Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar
I Wanna Be Loved Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed September 1959 Covered by Steve Miller Band
Let's Get Together Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed September 1962 Covered by Blues Magoos
Little Rain Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed February 1957 Covered by (7 artists)
My Bitter Seed Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed September 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
My First Plea Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed July 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Pretty Thing Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Shame, Shame, Shame Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed March 1963 Covered by (29 artists)
Shoot My Baby Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1974 Covered by Tracy Nelson
Signals of Love Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Tell Me You Love Me Al Smith [US2], Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1961 Covered by (3 artists)
There'll Be a Day Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed March 1963 Covered by Eddie Taylor
The Sun Is Shining Calvin Carter, Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed May 1957 Covered by (10 artists)
What's Wrong Baby? Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1961 Covered by (14 artists)
Where Can You Be Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed July 1960 Covered by Johnny Winter with Billy Gibbons
You Don't Have to Go Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed and His Trio December 1954 Covered by (47 artists)
You Got Me Crying Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
You've Got Me Dizzy Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed November 1956 Covered by (10 artists)

Releases

Albums

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Ain't That Lovin' You Baby Jimmy Reed February 1956 Vee-Jay
Aw Shucks, Hush Your Mouth Jimmy Reed December 1961 Vee-Jay
Baby What You Want Me to Do Jimmy Reed November 1959 Vee-Jay
Big Boss Man Jimmy Reed March 1961 Vee-Jay
Bright Lights Big City Jimmy Reed August 1961 Vee-Jay
Can't Stand to See You Go Jimmy Reed April 1956 Vee-Jay
Close Together Jimmy Reed December 1960 Vee-Jay
Down in Mississippi Jimmy Reed September 1964 Vee-Jay
Down in Virginia Jimmy Reed July 1958 Vee-Jay
Found Love Jimmy Reed May 1960 Vee-Jay
Good Lover Jimmy Reed May 1962 Vee-Jay
Help Yourself Jimmy Reed April 1964 Vee-Jay
High and Lonesome Jimmy Reed and His Trio July 1953 Vee-Jay
Honest I Do Jimmy Reed August 1957 Vee-Jay
Hush-Hush Jimmy Reed August 1960 Vee-Jay
I'm Going Upside Your Head Jimmy Reed October 1964 Vee-Jay
I'm Gonna Get My Baby Jimmy Reed October 1958 Vee-Jay
I'm Gonna Ruin You Jimmy Reed April 1955 Vee-Jay
I'm the Man Down There Jimmy Reed August 1965 Vee-Jay
I Wanna Be Loved Jimmy Reed September 1959 Vee-Jay
Knockin' at Your Door Jimmy Reed 1966 Exodus Records
Let's Get Together Jimmy Reed November 1962 Vee-Jay
Little Rain Jimmy Reed February 1957 Vee-Jay
My First Plea Jimmy Reed July 1956 Vee-Jay
Shame, Shame, Shame Jimmy Reed March 1963 Vee-Jay
Take Out Some Insurance Jimmy Reed April 1959 Vee-Jay
The Sun Is Shining Jimmy Reed May 1957 Vee-Jay
Too Much Jimmy Reed September 1962 Vee-Jay
When Girls Do It Jimmy Reed December 1965 Vee-Jay
You Don't Have to Go Jimmy Reed and His Trio December 1954 Vee-Jay
You Got Me Crying Jimmy Reed April 1958 Vee-Jay
You've Got Me Dizzy Jimmy Reed November 1956 Vee-Jay

Tributes

Reported errors

# Reported by Reported on Status Last update
#29614 anto47 2003-12-31 17:10:38 UTC processed 2004-01-12 15:15:23 UTC by Bastien
#39152 Stephan Koenig 2009-05-12 15:45:31 UTC processed 2009-11-08 20:30:12 UTC by Bastien