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Singer-actor Jerry Reed dies at the age of 71

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Conagher, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. Conagher

    Conagher Dark Custom Rider Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

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    Sept. 2, 2008, 12:47 PM EST
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jerry Reed, a singer who appeared in the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies, has died of complications from emphysema at age 71, his longtime booking agent said Tuesday.
    Carrie Moore-Reed, who is no relation to the star, said Reed died early Monday morning.
    Reed was a gifted guitarist who later became a songwriter, singer and actor.
    As a singer in the 1970s and early 1980s, he had a string of hits that included "Amos Moses," "When You're Hot, You're Hot," "East Bound and Down," and "The Bird."
    In the mid-1970s, he began acting in movies such as "Smokey and the Bandit" with Burt Reynolds, "Gator" "Hot Stuff" and "High-Ballin'."

    RIP Jerry (Snowman).....you were a great singer and actor......[angel]
  2. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Amos Moses was a Cajun
    Lived by hisself in the swamp
    He hunted alligator for a livin
    He just knock'em in the head witha stump
  3. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    See ya on the flipside Snowman. RIP.
  4. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

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