Musical artists similar to or like Jimmy Reed

American blues musician and songwriter. Wikipedia

  • Slim Harpo

    American blues musician, a leading exponent of the swamp blues style, and "one of the most commercially successful blues artists of his day". His most successful and influential recordings included "I'm a King Bee" (1957), "Rainin' in My Heart" (1961), and "Baby Scratch My Back" (1966) which reached number one on Billboard s R&B chart and number 16 on its broader Hot 100 singles chart. Wikipedia

  • Jimi Hendrix

    American musician, singer, and songwriter. Widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. Wikipedia

  • American Chicago blues guitarist. He led the Lefty Bates Combo and worked with the El Dorados, the Flamingos, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Etta James, the Aristo-Kats, the Hi-De-Ho Boys, the Moroccos, and the Impressions. Wikipedia

  • Freddie King

    American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Considered one of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" . Wikipedia

  • Eric Clapton

    English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. Wikipedia

  • Muddy Waters

    American blues singer-songwriter and musician who was an important figure in the post-war blues scene, and is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues". His style of playing has been described as "raining down Delta beatitude". Wikipedia

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    • Strongly influenced by Jimmy Reed, swamp blues has a slower pace and a simpler use of the harmonica than the Chicago blues style performers such as Little Walter or Muddy Waters.Blues-Wikipedia
    • Cox stated that during their time serving in the US military, he and Hendrix primarily listened to southern blues artists such as Jimmy Reed and Albert King.Jimi Hendrix-Wikipedia
    • "They were really my scene because they were playing flat-out R&B, like Jimmy Reed stuff, and we supercharged it all up and made it really rocky. I got off on that, even though it was only twelve-bar blues."Jeff Beck-Wikipedia
    • Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon and Jimmy Reed were all born in Mississippi and moved to Chicago during the Great Migration.Blues-Wikipedia
    • On March 26, 1965, the author of the band's forthcoming debut single, Bob Dylan, made an impromptu visit to the club and joined the Byrds on stage for a rendition of Jimmy Reed's "Baby What You Want Me to Do".The Byrds-Wikipedia
    • Jagger and Richards had a shared admiration of Jimmy Reed, Muddy Waters, and Howlin' Wolf.The Rolling Stones-Wikipedia

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