Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Singer-Actor Jerry Reed Passes

Jerry Reed,what a fine guitarist!So many people relate him to the Smokey and The Bandit movie,but he was a fine guitarist.I have included a link for YouTube with Jerry Reed playing with Chet Atkins and Jerry plays so nice,not shabby at all!He was also inducted in 2005,to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame,so there you go.The video of him and Chet is good,you should watch it.

1992 Grammy Best Country Instrumental Performance
1971 CMA Musician of the Year
1971 Grammy Best Male Country Vocal Performance
1970 CMA Musician of the Year
1970 Grammy Best Country Instrumental Performance

article...In the mid-1970s, he began acting in movies such as "Smokey and the Bandit" with Burt Reynolds, usually as a good ol' boy. But he was an ornery heavy in "Gator," directed by Reynolds, and a hateful coach in 1998's "The Waterboy," starring Adam Sandler.
...article continued... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080902/ap_en_ot/obit_jerry_reed
...Pics and discography... http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/reed_jerry/artist.jhtml
...YouTube... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni8KBhnebwE


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