Jerry Reed

1937 - 2008

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Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 – September 1, 2008) was an American singer, guitarist, composer, and songwriter as well as an actor who appeared in more than a dozen films. His signature songs included "Guitar Man", "U.S. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Reed has received more than 4,153,354 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jerry Reed is the 258th most popular musician (up from 1,221st in 2019), the 1,445th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,841st in 2019) and the 77th most popular American Musician.

Jerry Reed is most famous for his guitar playing and his songwriting. He is also known for his acting in movies such as Smokey and the Bandit and The Cannonball Run.

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Among musicians, Jerry Reed ranks 258 out of 2,675Before him are José Feliciano, Amy Winehouse, Liberace, Kirk Hammett, Mike Shinoda, and Lisa Gerrard. After him are Ray Conniff, Heinrich Neuhaus, Wanda Landowska, Paul Wittgenstein, Joe Zawinul, and Dave Mustaine.

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Among people born in 1937, Jerry Reed ranks 73Before him are Vladimir Arnold, Song Hye-rim, Angelo Badalamenti, Mario Capecchi, Shirley Bassey, and Tamara Bunke. After him are Roald Hoffmann, Tony Burton, Maryse Condé, Manuel Pinto da Costa, Erich Segal, and Dragoslav Šekularac. Among people deceased in 2008, Jerry Reed ranks 51Before him are Dražan Jerković, George Emil Palade, Phil Hill, Dino Risi, Chiara Lubich, and Tassos Papadopoulos. After him are Muslim Magomayev, Youssef Chahine, Mauricio Kagel, Lansana Conté, Hugo Claus, and Bo Diddley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerry Reed ranks 1,445 out of 15,968Before him are Walter Chrysler (1875), Hugh David Politzer (1949), Pontiac (1714), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Leroy Anderson (1908), and Jane Wyman (1917). After him are John Gavin (1931), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Steven Soderbergh (1963), Robert E. Park (1864), Ray Conniff (1916), and Christina Onassis (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jerry Reed ranks 77Before him are Mike Portnoy (1967), Snoop Dogg (1971), Sidney Bechet (1897), Liberace (1919), Kirk Hammett (1962), and Mike Shinoda (1977). After him are Ray Conniff (1916), Dave Mustaine (1961), Sonny Rollins (1930), Buddy Rich (1917), Charles Mingus (1922), and John Zorn (1953).