Jerry Reed (I) (1937–2008)


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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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(1977)
The Waterboy Red Beaulieu
(1998)
The Bounty Hunter Soundtrack
(2010)

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 2018 Tanssi kanssain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (writer: "Kun löysin sun" (When I Found You))
  Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- US-1 #6 (2016) ... (performer: "East Bound and Down") / (writer: "East Bound and Down")
 2015 Car Share (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (writer: "A Thing Called Love")
 2014 Archer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Archer Vice: Southbound and Down (2014) ... (writer: "East Bound and Down" (uncredited), "East Bound and Down")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) ("You Took All the Ramblin' Out of Me")
  Raising Hope (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Hogging All the Glory (2012) ... (performer: "Amos Moses") / (writer: "Amos Moses")
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1976 (2011) ... (performer: "East Bound and Down") / (writer: "East Bound and Down")
 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 Opry Video Classics: Honky-Tonk Heroes (Video) (writer: "Misery Loves Company")
 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")
  Family Guy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Bango Was His Name Oh! (2006) ... (performer: "East Bound and Down") / (writer: "East Bound and Down")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Freizeit (2006) ... (writer: "Guitar Man" - uncredited)
 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" - uncredited) / (writer: "East Bound And Down" - uncredited)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) ("Amos Moses", uncredited) / (writer: "Amos Moses" - uncredited)
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- After Dark (2004) ... (writer: "Bright Lights Big City" - uncredited)
 2000 Radio Free Steve ("Westbound and Down" (1986))
 1997 Company's Comin': A Tribute to Porter Wagoner (TV Special) (writer: "Misery Loves Company")
 1997 The Brave (performer: "Amos Moses") / (writer: "Amos Moses")
 1993 The Thing Called Love (writer: "A Thing Called Love")
 1987 Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... (performer: "She Got the Goldmine", "Oh, Lonesome Me")
 1984 Concert of the Stars (TV Special) (performer: "Guitar Man") / (writer: "Guitar Man")
 1983 Transport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- De Afspraak (1983) ... (writer: "A Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 1982 The Best Little Special in Texas (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "She Got the Gold Mine, I Got the Shaft", "Sugar Foot Rag")
 1981 This Is Elvis (Documentary) (writer: "Guitar Man" - uncredited)
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (performer: "Texas Bound and Flying") / (producer: "Texas Bound and Flying") / (writer: "Texas Bound and Flying")
  Ramblin'Man (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1979) (writer - 1 episode, 1979)
- Concrete Cowboys (1979) ... (performer: "Breakin' Loose") / (writer: "Breakin' Loose")
 1979 Hot Stuff (performer: "Hot Stuff") / (producer: "Hot Stuff") / (writer: "Hot Stuff")
 1978 High-Ballin' (performer: "High Rollin'") / (writer: "High Rollin'")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.40 (1977) ... (writer: "Tupelo Mississippi Flash")
 1977 Smokey and the Bandit ("East Bound And Down", "The Legend") / (performer: "East Bound And Down", "Bandit", "The Legend", "West Bound And Down" (uncredited)) / (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 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 May 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "If It Comes to That")
 1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (lyrics: "A Friend") / (music: "A Friend") / (performer: "A Friend", "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water" (uncredited), "Blues Stay Away from Me" (uncredited), "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" (uncredited)) / (writer: "There's Better Things in Life" - uncredited)
 1975 Moonrunners ("Today Is Mine") / (performer: "Lightning Rod") / (writer: "Lightning Rod")
  In Concert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1975) (writer - 1 episode, 1975)
- Episode #3.15 (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")
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lucy and Andy Griffith (1973) ... (writer: "I'm Gonna Write a Song")
 1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Phantom of the Country Music Hall (1972) ... (performer: "Pretty Mary Sunlite")
  American Bandstand (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- Episode #14.23 (1971) ... (performer: "Amos Moses") / (writer: "Amos Moses")
 1971 Vanishing Point (performer: "Welcome to Nevada")
 1971 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Neil Diamond, Linda Ronstadt, Liberace, Larry Storch (1971) ... (performer: "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water", "Barbara Allen", "The Wayfaring Stranger")
  The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (performer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #2.12 (1970) ... (writer: "A Thing Called Love")
- Eddie Albert, Charlie Callas, Linda Ronstadt, Jerry Reed (1969) ... (performer: "This Thing Called Love", "Blue Moon of Kentucky", "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands") / (writer: "This Thing Called Love")
 1970 This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.9 (1970) ... (performer: "Fancy Pickin'" - uncredited)
  The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1968 - 1970) (performer - 3 episodes, 1968 - 1970)
- Webb Pierce (1970) ... (writer: "Misery Loves Company")
- Jerry Reed (1970) ... (performer: "There's Better Things In Life", "Wabash Cannonball", "Hallelujah I Love Her So") / (writer: "There's Better Things In Life", "Misery Loves Company")
- Jerry Reed (1969) ... (performer: "There's Better Things In Life", "The Wabash Cannonball", "Halleluiah, I Love Her So") / (writer: "There's Better Things In Life", "Misery Loves Company")
- Jerry Reed (1968) ... (performer: "A Thing Called Love", "Tupelo Mississippi Flash") / (writer: "A Thing Called Love", "Tupelo Mississippi Flash")
- Faron Young (1968) ... (writer: "Misery Loves Company")
 1968 '68 Comeback Special (TV Special documentary) (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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Jerry Reed Rides Again" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook Fan Page | Last.fm | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his acting ability] 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. See more »

Trivia:

Had quadruple heart bypass surgery in June, 1999. See more »

Nickname:

The Guitar Man

Star Sign:

Pisces

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