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1960 Song Rank #239: Big Boss Man, Jimmy Reed

#239: Big Boss Man, Jimmy Reed

Rating: 6.9

Standard old-times blues for the disgruntled working man.

“Well, you ain’t so big, you’re just tall, that’s all” 81 more words

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NOTES FROM THE SHED: ON THE BIG BOSS MAN

Today, The Shed has once again squandered hours trying to drag its record collection into the age of I-wotsits but has paused to do a bit of research on one of its great treasures, a vinyl copy of Frankie Frost & the Night Hawks doing Big Boss Man, on the album Hey Boss Man, in 1962. 364 more words

Notes From The Shed

Jimmy Reed Obituary

SKF NOTE: From Down Beat November 4, 1976. One of the greats. Dying far too young at age 50. When I was playing drums in… 33 more words

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Ain't That Lovin' You by Jimmy Reed

Deana Discovered It From: Marc Maron’s interview with Keith Richards

Run Down: Jimmy Reed is one of the most influential blues guitarist of all time. Born in Mississippi, Reed played guitar and harmonica at an early age. 127 more words

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Who's the man down there? Jimmy Reed, and it's his birthday!

Bluesman Jimmy Reed had the good fortune of being a commercially successful artist, at a time and in a genre, that produced only a slim number of artists able to make the same claim. 231 more words

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Goin' to the Chapel: A Wedding Playlist For Little Sis

By: Lauren Tingle

My little sister Lana is getting hitched! Wish me luck. I’m anticipating a Big Fat Greek inquisition on why I’m not married to some country superstar. 477 more words

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B.B. King's Take On Jimmy Reed's "Big Boss Man" Mixed With "Billie Jean"

Sources: The Stranger – By Mike Nipper| Edited By – All Things Michael

Last week, after learning B.B. King died, I spent some time picking through King’s deep discography searching for anything straying from his classic urban blues style. 133 more words

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