Songs from Movies

Jimmy Reed

Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed (September 6, 1925 – August 29, 1976) was an American blues singer, guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter, notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues to mainstream audiences. Reed was a major player in the field of electric blues. His distinctive voice, piercing harmonica and hypnotic guitar patterns were one of the blues' most easily identifiable sounds in the 1950s and 1960s, and had a significant impact on many rock and roll artists who followed Read more on

Jimmy Reed has 10 songs that have been featured in movies like All the King's Men, Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who, Bright Lights, Big City and Diner. What is your favorite song by Jimmy Reed?


Songs from Jimmy Reed

High and Lonesome
Shame, Shame, Shame
Bright Lights, Big City
Take Out Some Insurance
Little Rain (1957)
Big Boss Man
Honest I Do
Baby What You Want Me to Do
Ain't That Lovin' You Baby
Take On Some Insurance^On Me Baby

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