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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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 2014 Archer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Archer Vice: Southbound and Down (2014) ... (writer: "East Bound and Down")
 2010 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Connie Smith and the Sundowners (2010) ... (writer: "East Bound and Down")
 2006 Wanderlust (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Eastbound and Down") / (writer: "Eastbound and Down")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Freizeit (2006) ... (writer: "Guitar Man" - uncredited)
 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)
 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)
  Concrete Cowboys (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1979) (writer - 1 episode, 1979)
- Concrete Cowboys (1979) ... (performer: "Breakin' Loose") / (writer: "Breakin' Loose")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 October 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Tupelo Mississippi Flash")
 1975 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 December 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Cattle Call")
 1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 May 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "If It Comes to That")
  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")
  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: "Jerry Reed" (1973/RCA) See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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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 »

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A popular session and tour guitarist who played with the likes of Chet Atkins, Joan Baez and Ringo Starr. See more »

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