Jerry Reed

The Guitar Man is gone

Jerry Reed, one of my favorite voices from my childhood, passed away yesterday at the age of 71.  Probably just a month ago, I got a cd of his greatest hits and the husband asked if he was still living and I said yes.  My kids all know who he is; “Smokey and the Bandit” is available on DVD y’all.  He was such a good songwriter and guitar player.  He released his latest album, a live one, in 2005.

Guitar Man

Rest easy, Jerry.  You  and Chet can get back to pickin’ together.

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Ten for Tuesday

10 People I’d Love to Meet

This is very hard for me!  So many many choices…I’m gonna limit it to the famous and still living-in no particular order.

  1. Lalah Hathaway
  2. Stevie Wonder
  3. Lindsey Davis
  4. Sheri S. Tepper
  5. Tamora Pierce
  6. Sting
  7. Fred Hammond
  8. Herbie Hancock
  9. India Arie
  10. Prince