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Jerry Reed (I) (1937–2008)


Tall, blond haired country & western singer / songwriter from Atlanta Georgia, who usually appears in films portraying good humored Southern type characters. Reed was already writing and singing music in high school, and was signed by Capitol Records to a three-year contract in 1955. However, in 1958, he signed over to NRC Records, and appeared ... See full bio »

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 2010/I The Bounty Hunter (performer: "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)")
 2010 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Connie Smith and the Sundowners (2010) ... (writer: "East Bound and Down")
 2007 Delta Farce (performer: "East Bound and Down") / (writer: "East Bound and Down")
 2006 Wanderlust (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Eastbound and Down") / (writer: "Eastbound and Down")
 2006 Take the Lead (performer: "These Days")
 2005 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Stole Beer from a Golfer (2005) ... (performer: "East Bound and Down")
- Teacher Earl (2005) ... (performer: "Amos Moses" - uncredited)
 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard (performer: "Guitar Man") / (writer: "Guitar Man")
 2005 Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (Video) (performer: "East Bound And Down") / (writer: "East Bound And Down")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "Amos Moses") / (writer: "Amos Moses" - as Jerry Hubbard)
 2000 Radio Free Steve ("Westbound and Down" (1986))
 1997 The Brave (performer: "Amos Moses") / (writer: "Amos Moses" - as J. Reed)
 1993 The Thing Called Love (writer: "A THING CALLED LOVE" - as Jerry Reed Hubbard)
 1987 Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... (performer: "She Got the Goldmine", "Oh, Lonesome Me")
 1983 Transport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- De Afspraak (1983) ... (writer: "A Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 1981 This Is Elvis ("Guitar Man")
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (performer: "Texas Bound and Flying") / (producer: "Texas Bound and Flying") / (writer: "Texas Bound and Flying" - as J.R. Hubbard)
 1979 Concrete Cowboys (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Concrete Cowboys (1979) ... (performer: "Breakin' Loose")
 1979 Hot Stuff (performer: "Hot Stuff") / (producer: "Hot Stuff") / (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 1978 High-Ballin' (performer: "High Rollin'") / (writer: "High Rollin'")
 1977 Smokey and the Bandit ("East Bound And Down", "The Legend") / (performer: "East Bound And Down", "Bandit", "The Legend") / (writer: "West Bound And Down" - uncredited)
 1976 Gator (performer: "Gator") / (writer: "Gator")
 1976 Drive-In (performer: "Last Train to Clarksville")
 1975 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 December 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Cattle Call")
 1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (performer: "A Friend", "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water", "Blues Stay Away from Me", "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It") / (writer: "A Friend", "There's Better Things in Life")
 1975 Moonrunners ("Today Is Mine") / (performer: "Lightning Rod") / (writer: "Lightning Rod")
  In Concert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1975) (writer - 1 episode, 1975)
- Episode dated 10 May 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Let's Sing Our Song", "A Thing Called Love", "Lord, Mr. Ford", "Colonel Bogey", "John Henry") / (writer: "Let's Sing Our Song", "A Thing Called Love")
 1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Phantom of the Country Music Hall (1972) ... (performer: "Pretty Mary Sunlite")
 1971 Vanishing Point (performer: "Welcome to Nevada")
  The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1970) (performer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #2.12 (1970) ... (writer: "A Thing Called Love")
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (performer: "This Thing Called Love", "Blue Moon of Kentucky", "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands")
 1970 This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.9 (1970) ... (performer: "Fancy Pickin'" - uncredited)
 1968-1970 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Jerry Reed (1970) ... (performer: "Better Things In Life", "Wabash Cannonball", "Hallelujah I Love Her So")
- Jerry Reed (1969) ... (performer: "There's Better Things In Life", "The Wabash Cannonball", "Halleluiah, I Love Her So")
- Jerry Reed (1968) ... (performer: "A Thing Called Love", "Tupelo Mississippi Flash")
 1968 Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: "Guitar Man")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "Ko Ko Joe")
- Episode #1.10 (1964) ... (writer: "Ko Ko Joe")
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Album: "Live from Gilley's" (1982/LG) See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

I used to watch people like Richard Burton and Mel Gibson and think, 'I could never do that.' When people ask me what my motivation is, I have a simple answer: money. -- JR, regarding his acting ability See more »

Trivia:

The son of cotton mill workers, he began playing the guitar in elementary school, later graduating to nightclubs and bars in and around the Atlanta area while in his teens. He dropped out of high school to tour with country legends Ernest Tubb and Faron Young, and at age 17 signed his first recording contract with Capitol Records. See more »

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