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Jimmy Reed

AKA Mathis James Reed

Born: 6-Sep-1925
Birthplace: Leland, MS
Died: 29-Aug-1976
Location of death: Oakland, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lincoln Cemetery, Worth, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Guitarist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Blues singer/guitarist, Big Boss Man

Father: Joseph Reed
Mother: Virginia Ross
Brother: Joseph, Jr. ("Buddy")
Wife: Mary Lee Davis ("Mama", m. 26-May-1945)

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991
    Brain Seizure
    Risk Factors: Epilepsy, Alcoholism



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