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Jimmy Reed: Gimme That Harp, Boy!

John Broven, History of Rock, The, 1982

THE MOST SUCCESSFUL DOWNHOME blues recording artist ever, Jimmy Reed chalked up 12 Billboard Hot 100 hits and 14 R&B chart entries during his career and his most famous songs, ‘Baby What You Want Me To Do’ and ‘Big Boss Man’, are acknowledged as blues classics.

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