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Jimmy Reed

Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed (September 6, 1925 – August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and songwriter, notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues to mainstream audiences. Reed was a major player in the field of electric blues, as opposed to the more acoustic-based sound of many of his contemporaries. 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 as Elvis Presley, Billy Gibbons and the Rolling Stones. more »


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1986
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Bright light, big city, 
They gone to my baby's head
Whoa, bright light, an big city
They gone to my baby's head
I tried to tell the woman, but she don't believe a word I said

It's alright, pretty baby
(Gonna) need my help someday
Whoa, it's alright, pretty baby
Gonna need my help someday
Ya' gonna wish you had a-listened
To some a-those things I said

Oh go ahead, pretty baby
A-honey, knock yourself out
Oh go ahead, pretty baby
A-honey, knock yourself out
I still love ya baby
'Cause you don't know what it's all about

Bright light, a big city
They went to my baby's head
Oh, the bright light, the big city
They went to my baby's head
(I hope)

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