Jerry Reed Biography (1937-)

Full name, Jerry Reed Hubbard; born March 20, 1937, in Atlanta, GA. Career: Singer, songwriter, composer, actor, and producer. Songs have been performed by Chet Atkins, Jeff Beck, Eddie Cochran, Duane Eddy, the Hellecasters,the Johnson Mountain Boys, Brenda Lee, the Oak Ridge Boys, Elvis Presley, David Rea, Daryle Singletary, Ike and Tina Turner, and Gene Vincent; musician for albums by Beau Brummels, Joan Baez, Ian and Sylvia, Ringo Starr, Willie Nelson, Tommy Roe, and Homer and Jethro; record producer and engineer for albums by Donnie Iris, Floyd Cramer, and Fair Warning. Military service: U.S. Army, served for two years prior to 1961. Awards, Honors: Grammy Award nomination, best rhythm and blues recording, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, 1961, forBright Lights, Big City; Grammy Award nominations, best male country vocal, 1969, forAre You from Dixie? and1970, forAmos Moses; named instrumentalist of the year, Country MusicAssociation, 1970 and 1971; Grammy Award, best male country vocal performance, 1971, for When You're Hot You're Hot; Grammy Award nominations (shared with Chet Atkins), best country instrumental, 1972, for Me and Chet, and 1975, for the soundtrackColonel Bogey; Grammy Award nomination,best country instrumental, 1977, for the soundtrackWest Bound and Down; People's Choice Award, motion picture category, Procter & Gamble Productions, 1979; Grammy Award nomination, best male country vocal, 1982, forShe Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)..

Singer, songwriter, composer, actor, producer
Birth Details
March 20, 1937
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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