Oct 24, · Jimmy Reed has been my favorite blues man for over 50 years and this is the best collection of his music and includes a short biography. I bought 2 sets so I could be sure to always have his music on CD as well as the LP's that I have/5(16).
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of I Love You Baby / My First Plea on Discogs. Label: Vee Jay Records - VJ • Format: Vinyl 7 Jimmy Reed - I Love You Baby / My First Plea (, Vinyl) | Discogs5/5(1).
BiographyEdit. Reed was born in Dunleith, Mississippi, in He learned the harmonica and guitar from his friend Eddie Taylor. After several years of busking and performing there, he moved to Chicago, Illinois, in He was then drafted into the U.S. Navy and served in World War II.
The tracks in this box set, represent Jimmy Reed's complete released output for the Vee Jay label. The Vee Jay era, from until , were Reed's greatest years, when he was the Big Boss Man, chalking up more hit records than any other blues artist ever achieved in the history of recorded music, with the exception of B.B. King.