Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 - September 1, 2008), known professionally as Jerry Reed, was an American country music singer, guitarist, and songwriter, as well as an actor who appeared in more than a dozen films. His signature songs included "Guitar Man", "US Male", "A Thing Called Love", "Alabama Wild Man", "Amos Moses", "When You're Hot, You're Hot" (which garnered a Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male), "Ko-Ko Joe," "Lord, Mr. Ford," "East Bound and Down" (the theme so
"Guitar Man" is a 1967 song written by Jerry Reed, who took his version of it to number 53 on the Billboard country music charts in 1967.
Soon after Reed's single appeared, Elvis Presley recorded the song with Reed playing the guitar part, and it became a minor country and pop hit. According to Peter Guralnick in his two-volume biography of Presley, the singer had been trying unsuccessfully to record the tune, but wasn't happy with the groove. He said something to the effect of: "Get me that re
"Alabama Jubilee" is a song written by George L. Cobb and Jack Yellen. The first known recording was that of comedians Collins & Harlan in 1915. The song is considered an American popular standard. The most popular versions of the song were Red Foley's 1951 version (#3 country, #28 pop) and the 1955 instrumental version by the Ferko String Band, which reached #13 on Cashbox, #14 on the Billboard Jukebox chart, and #20 in the UK. A 1981 instrumental version by Roy Clark won the Grammy Award for B
"Take Me Home, Country Roads", also known as "Country Roads, Take Me Home" or "Country Roads", is a song written by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert, and John Denver. It was released as a single performed by Denver on April 12, 1971, peaking at number 2 on Billboard's US Hot 100 singles for the week ending August 28, 1971. The song was a success on its initial release and was certified Gold by the RIAA on August 18, 1971, and Platinum on April 10, 2017.The song became one of John Denver's most popular
"She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)" is a song written by Tim DuBois and recorded by American country music singer Jerry Reed. It was released in June 1982 as the third and final single from the album, The Man with the Golden Thumb. A satire on divorce, the song was Reed's third and final No. 1 country hit in the late summer of 1982, and one of his signature tunes.
"She Got the Goldmine" spent two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in September 1982, and spent a total
On the 40th anniversary of the release of the highly successful film, Smokey & the Bandit, the Varese Sarabande label issued a CD of music from the soundtracks of both the original film and its sequel, Smokey & the Bandit 2. For Western music fans, the vital element in this release is that it includes “Ride Concrete Cowboy, Ride,” the last commercial recording made by Roy Rogers with the Sons of the Pioneers. It’s a record that was produced and co-written by Roy’s friend, Snuff Garrett.
"The Thrill Is Gone" is a slow minor-key blues song written by West Coast blues musician Roy Hawkins and Rick Darnell in 1951. Hawkins' recording of the song reached number six in the Billboard R&B chart in 1951.In 1970, "The Thrill Is Gone" became a major hit for B.B. King. Subsequently, many blues and other artists have recorded their interpretations of the song.
B.B. King recorded his version of "The Thrill Is Gone" in June 1969 for his album Completely Well, released the same year. King's ve
"I Just Can't Leave Your Love Alone"This song is by B.B. King and appears on the album Midnight Believer (1978).
Midnight Believer is the twenty fifth studio blues album by B. B. King released in 1978.
"Are You From Dixie ('Cause I'm from Dixie Too)" is a song written in 1915 by lyricist Jack Yellen and composer George L. Cobb, who teamed up to create several Vaudeville-era songs celebrating the American South.
The song has been recorded by many pop and country artists. One of the most successful recordings was by American country music artist Jerry Reed. His version was released in August 1969 as the only single from his album, Jerry Reed Explores Guitar Country. The song reached a peak of #2
Jerry Reed & B.B. King plays In the Sack live on That Nashville Music.
"In the Sack"appears on the album Half Singin 'And Half Pickin' 1979 (RCA Victor AHL1-3359)
Historically speaking people are a sucker for sad songs and sad movies
And uh well I would say that this song is probably one of the sadder of your songs
It's merely a song about a man who has a bad back