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Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed (born Mathis James Reed on 6-September-1925 in Leand, Mississippi -- died 29-August-1976 in Oakland, California - cause: respiratory failure brought on by an epileptic seizure)

Chance 1142 - High And Lonesome / Roll And Rhumba – 1953
Vee-Jay 100 - High And Lonesome / Roll And Rhumba - 1953 (some copies issued in red vinyl - scarce)

Jimmy Reed and His Trio (members Jimmy Reed, Eddie Taylor and ?

Vee-Jay 105 - I Found My Baby / Jimmy's Boogie - 1953 (some copies issued in red vinyl - scarce)
Vee-Jay 119 - You Don't Have To Go* / Boogie In The Dark - 1954 (some copies issued in red vinyl - scarce) *also recorded in 1963 by Big Jay McNeely on Warner Bros. 5401.

Jimmy Reed

Vee-Jay 132 - Pretty Thing / I'm Gonna Ruin You – 1955
Vee-Jay 153 - I Don't Go For That / She Don't Want Me No More – 1955
Vee-Jay 168 - Ain't That Lovin' You Baby* / Baby, Don't Say That No More - 1956 *also recorded in 1964 by Betty Everett & Jerry Butler on Vee-Jay 613 and in 1968 by The Newbeats on Hickory 1522.
Vee-Jay 186 - Can't Stand To See You Go / Rockin' With Reed – 1956
Vee-Jay 203 - I Love You Baby / My First Plea – 1956
Vee-Jay 226 - You've Got Me Dizzy / Honey, Don't Let Me Go – 1956
Vee-Jay 237 - Honey, Where You Going / Little Rain – 1957
Vee-Jay 248 - The Sun Is Shining / Baby, What's On Your Mind – 1957
Vee-Jay 253 - Honest I Do* / Signals Of Love - 1957 *covered in 1964 by The Rolling Stones and released on their first album "The Rolling Stones" on London LL-3375.
Vee-Jay 270 - You're Something Else / A String To My Heart – 1958
Vee-Jay 275 - You Got Me Crying (A Valley Of Tears) / Go On To School – 1958
Vee-Jay 287 - I Know It's A Sin / Down In Virginia – 1958
Vee-Jay 298 - I'm Gonna Get My Baby / Odds And Ends - 1958
Vee-Jay 304 - I Told You Baby / Ends And Odds (Instrumental) – 1958
Vee-Jay 314 - Take Out Some Insurance / You Know I Love You – 1959
Vee-Jay 326 - I Wanna Be Loved* / Going To New York - 1959 *also recorded in 1986 by The Steve Miller Band on Capitol P-B-5704. 
Vee-Jay 333 - Baby What You Want Me To Do* / Caress Me, Baby - 1959 (copies of this release in 78 rpm format are scarce) *also recorded in 1965 by Fontella Bass &
Bobby McClure on Checker 1097 and by The Halos on Congress 253 and in 1975 by Ruby on Ginseng 0001.
Vee-Jay 347 - Found Love / Where Can You Be – 1960
Vee-Jay 357 - Hush Hush / Going To The River (Part 2) – 1960
Vee-Jay 373 - Laughing At The Blues / Close Together – 1961
Vee-Jay 380 - Big Boss Man* / I'm A Love You - 1961 *also recorded in 1967 by Erma Franklin on Shout 2318.
Vee-Jay 398 - Bright Lights, Big City* / I'm Mr. Luck - 1961 *also recorded in 1966 by Steve Alaimo on ABC-Paramount 10764 and in 1971 by Sonny James, The Southern Gentleman on Capitol 3114.  
Vee-Jay 425 - Aw Shucks, Hush Your Mouth / Baby, What's Wrong* - 1962 *also recorded in 1963 by Lonnie Mack on Fraternity 918 and in 1964 by Johnnie Mae Matthews on Blue Rock 4001. 
Vee-Jay 449 - Tell Me You Love Me / Good Lover – 1962
Vee-Jay 459 - I'll Change My Style / Too Much – 1962
Vee-Jay 473 - Let's Get Together / Oh, John – 1962
Vee-Jay 509 - There'll Be A Day / Shame, Shame, Shame – 1963
Vee-Jay 552 - Mary Mary / I'm Gonna Help You – 1963
Vee-Jay 570 - Outskirts Of Town / St. Louis Blues – 1963
Vee-Jay 584 - See See Rider / Wee Wee Baby Blues – 1964
Vee-Jay 593 - Help Yourself / Heading For A Fall – 1964
Vee-Jay 616 - Oh John / Down In Mississippi – 1964
Vee-Jay 622 - I'm Going Upside Your Head / The Devil's Shoestring – 1964
Oldies 45  19 - Baby What You Want Me To Do / Caress Me Baby - 1964
Oldies 45  33 - Honest I Do / Signals Of Love - 1964
Oldies 45   63 - Bright Lights, Big City / I'm Mr. Lucky -1964
Oldies 45   75 - Big Boss Man / I'm A Love You - 1964 
Oldies 45   114 - Ain't That Loving You Baby / Don't Say That No More - 1964 
Oldies 45   115 - Take Out Some Insurance / You Know I Love You - 1964 
Oldies 45   317 - Mary, Mary / I'm Gonna Help You - 1965
Oldies 45   323 - Oh John / Down In Mississippi – 1965
Oldies 45   327 - St. Louis Blues / Outskirts Of Town - 1965 
Vee-Jay 642 - I Wanna Be Loved / A New Leaf – 1965#
Vee-Jay 702 - I'm The Man Down There / Left Handed Woman – 1965
Vee-Jay 709 - Don't Think I'm Through / When Girls Do It – 1966
ABC 10887 - Got Nowhere To Go / Two Ways To Skin (A Cat) – 1966
Exodus 2005 - Knockin' At Your Door / Dedication To Sonny – 1966
Exodus 2008 - Cousin Peaches / Crazy 'Bout Oklahoma - 1966
Bluesway  61003 - I Wanna Know / Two Heads Are Better Than One – 1967
Bluesway 61006 - Don't Press Your Luck Woman / Feel Like I Want To Ramble – 1967
Bluesway 61013 - Buy Me A Hound Dog / Crazy 'Bout Oklahoma – 1968
Bluesway 61020 - Peepin' And Hidin'* / My Baby Told Me - 1968 *also recorded in 1962 by Danny Harrison on Coral 62324.
Bluesway 61025 - Don't Light My Fire / The Judge Should Know – 1969
Canyon 38 - Hard Walkin' Hannah (Part 1) / Hard Walkin' Hannah (Part 2) – 1970
Blues On Blues 2000 - Cold Chills / You Just A Womper Stomper – 1971

Jimmy Reed

RRG 44001 - Christmas Present Blues / Crying Blind - 1971 
RRG 44003 - Big Legged Woman / Funky Funky Soul - 1971
Trip - 1970's

Johnny Mae & Jimmy Reed (Johnny Mae Dunston and Mathis James Reed)

Magic 1/2 - Same Old Thing / Milking The Cow - 1972  
Magic 3/4 - I Got The World In A Jug / We Got To Stick Together - 1972

Jimmy Reed

Goldies 2435 - Baby What You Want Me To Do / Caress Me Baby - 1970's
Goldies 2439 - I'm Mr. Luck / Bright Lights, Big City - 1970's
Goldies 2449 - Ain't That Lovin' You Baby / Down In Mississippi - 1970's

Jimmy Reed / Gene Chandler

Ripete 147 - Big Boss Man / Duke Of Earl* - 1990 *flip by Gene Chandler.

John Lee Hooker / Jimmy Reed

Jewel 860 - Daizie May / Hard Working Hanna - 1978

Jimmy Reed

Jewel 862 - If You Don't Want Me Baby / I'm Leaving - 1978

Etta James
/ Jimmy Reed

Ripete 1031 - Do I Make Myself Clear / Take Out Some Insurance – 1988

Jimmy Reed 


Collectables Col 030777 - Baby What You Want Me To Do / Ain't That Lovin' You Baby - 1980's
Collectables Col 030787 - Bright Light's, Big City / Big Boss Man - ?
Collectables Col 033597 - Hush Hush / Aw Shucks, Hush Your Mouth - ?
Collectables
Col 033607 - You Got Me Dizzy / The Sun Is Shining - ?
Collectables Col 033617 - Shame, Shame, Shame / Mary Mary - ?
Collectables
Col 033627 - Honest I Do / Kind Of Lonesome - ?
Chameleon 74450 - Bright Lights, Big City / You Got Me Dizzy - 1988

Updates by Jennings Falcon