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Jimmy Reed

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Aliases
Jimmy Reed and His Trio
Real name
Mathis James Reed
Born
September 6, 1925
Died
August 29, 1976
Country
United States
IPI
00025593186 44 works
00025594477 10 works
00040546602 35 works
00202849189 1 work
Affiliation
BMI
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 (53 artists)
August 1961 (4 artists)
February 1956 (4 artists)
May 1957 (3 artists)
November 1959 (132 artists)
July 1960 (154 artists)
i December 1963 Rainer Baumann
i December 1954 (2 artists)
August 1961 (69 artists)
April 1956 (8 artists)
September 1959 (10 artists)
December 1960 (2 artists)
September 1963 (2 artists)
July 1960 (4 artists)
Crazy About Oklahoma Jimmy Reed 1968 Unverified
August 1964 Omar and The Howlers
July 1958 (11 artists)
August 1964 Rainer Baumann
May 1960 (8 artists)
February 1968 Joe Beard featuring Duke Robillard and Friends
July 1960 (2 artists)
September 1959 (17 artists)
May 1962 (10 artists)
April 1958 John Hammond
April 1964 (5 artists)
July 1953 (6 artists)
August 1957 (45 artists)
November 1956 (2 artists)
February 1957 Steve Miller Band
July 1960 (9 artists)
 REC July 1960 (34 artists)
Originally by Billy Boy REL
September 1955 JW-Jones with Charlie Musselwhite
July 1958 (7 artists)
September 1962 (9 artists)
July 1956 (3 artists)
March 1961 (4 artists)
August 1964 (8 artists)
October 1958 (3 artists)
April 1955 (2 artists)
I'm Mr. Luck Jimmy Reed August 1961 Unverified
August 1965 (2 artists)
September 1959 (2 artists)
1966 (2 artists)
September 1962 (4 artists)
February 1957 (8 artists)
September 1959 (2 artists)
July 1956 (2 artists)
April 1955 (2 artists)
March 1963 (40 artists)
1974 Tracy Nelson
August 1957 (3 artists)
April 1959 (22 artists)
August 1961 (3 artists)
Tell the World I Do Jimmy Reed 1960 Unverified
March 1963 Eddie Taylor
May 1957 (12 artists)
September 1962 (5 artists)
August 1961 (16 artists)
July 1960 Johnny Winter with Billy Gibbons
December 1954 (58 artists)
April 1958 (3 artists)
November 1956 (10 artists)

Covers by Jimmy Reed

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 December 5, 1955 Covered by (53 artists)
Aw Shucks, Hush Your Mouth Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1961 Covered by (4 artists)
Baby, Don't Say That No More Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 5, 1955 Covered by (4 artists)
Baby, What's on Your Mind? Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 3, 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Baby What You Want Me to Do Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 7, 1959 Covered by (132 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 30, 1953 Covered by (2 artists)
Bright Lights Big City Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1961 Covered by (69 artists)
Can't Stand to See You Go Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 5, 1955 Covered by (8 artists)
Caress Me Baby Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed May 28, 1958 Covered by (10 artists)
Close Together Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 13, 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Cold and Lonesome Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1963 Covered by (2 artists)
Crazy About Oklahoma Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1968 Unverified
Down in Mississippi Al Smith [US2], Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1962 Covered by Omar and The Howlers
Down in Virginia Jimmy Reed, Mary Lee Reed Jimmy Reed March 12, 1958 Covered by (11 artists)
Fifteen Years Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1964 Covered by Rainer Baumann
Found Love Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 15, 1959 Covered by (8 artists)
Going by the River Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 7, 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
Going to New York Jimmy Reed, Mary Lee Reed Jimmy Reed September 11, 1958 Covered by (17 artists)
Go on to School Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 1958 Covered by John Hammond
Help Yourself Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1964 Covered by (5 artists)
High and Lonesome Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed and His Trio June 1953 Covered by (6 artists)
Honest I Do Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 3, 1957 Covered by (45 artists)
Honey, Don't Let Me Go Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed October 3, 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Honey, Where You Going? Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed January 9, 1957 Covered by Steve Miller Band
Hush-Hush Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 25, 1959 Covered by (9 artists)
I Don't Go for That Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed July 18, 1955 Covered by JW-Jones with Charlie Musselwhite
I Know It's a Sin Jimmy Reed, Mary Lee Reed Jimmy Reed May 28, 1958 Covered by (7 artists)
I Love You Baby Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed June 11, 1956 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm a Love You Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 13, 1960 Covered by (4 artists)
I'm Gonna Get My Baby Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed May 28, 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm Gonna Ruin You Calvin Carter, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed March 24, 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
I'm Mr. Luck Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1961 Unverified
I'm the Man Down There Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed August 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
I Wanna Be Loved Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed May 28, 1958 Covered by (2 artists)
Let's Get Together Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1962 Covered by (4 artists)
Little Rain Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed January 9, 1957 Covered by (8 artists)
My Bitter Seed Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed September 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
My First Plea Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed June 11, 1956 Covered by (2 artists)
Pretty Thing Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed March 24, 1955 Covered by (2 artists)
Shame, Shame, Shame Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1963 Covered by (40 artists)
Shoot My Baby Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed December 1953 Covered by Tracy Nelson
Signals of Love Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 3, 1957 Covered by (3 artists)
Tell Me You Love Me Al Smith [US2], Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1961 Covered by (3 artists)
Tell the World I Do Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1960 Unverified
There'll Be a Day Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1963 Covered by Eddie Taylor
The Sun Is Shining Calvin Carter, Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed April 3, 1957 Covered by (12 artists)
What's Wrong Baby? Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1961 Covered by (16 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 30, 1953 Covered by (58 artists)
You Got Me Crying Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed March 12, 1958 Covered by (3 artists)
You've Got Me Dizzy Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed October 3, 1956 Covered by (10 artists)

Releases

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 August 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 Don't Go for That Jimmy Reed September 1955 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