Guitar Man

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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Guitar Man is a 22-song U.K. import that consists mainly of album tracks from the late '60s through the early '80s, as opposed to hit singles. There are a few hits in the mix, including "Amos Moses," "When You're Hot, You're Hot," and Jerry Reed's 1983 cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Down on the Corner," but listeners in search of a greatest-hits package should look elsewhere. That said, Guitar Man offers a more balanced view of Reed's music than the Essential disc, since there is less of a focus on his novelty hits and a broader sampling of the ballads, instrumentals, and otherwise serious material that made up a large portion of his catalog. For fans, the real ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Guitar Man is a 22-song U.K. import that consists mainly of album tracks from the late '60s through the early '80s, as opposed to hit singles. There are a few hits in the mix, including "Amos Moses," "When You're Hot, You're Hot," and Jerry Reed's 1983 cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Down on the Corner," but listeners in search of a greatest-hits package should look elsewhere. That said, Guitar Man offers a more balanced view of Reed's music than the Essential disc, since there is less of a focus on his novelty hits and a broader sampling of the ballads, instrumentals, and otherwise serious material that made up a large portion of his catalog. For fans, the real appeal of this set is the wealth of material that is otherwise difficult -- if not impossible -- to find on CD, including versions of "500 Miles Away From Home," "Sixteen Tons," and "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," which Reed recasts as a guitar duel with the devil.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/18/2006
  • Label: Camden International
  • UPC: 743214150023
  • Catalog Number: 141500
  • Sales rank: 14,702

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jerry Reed Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Bobby Bare Composer
Jerry Reed Composer
A.P. Carter Arranger, Composer
Charlie Daniels Composer
Tom Crain Composer
Fred Edwards Composer
James Marshall Composer
Hedy West Composer
Curley Williams Composer
Charlie Hayward Composer
Jerry Reed Hubbard Composer
Taz DeGregorio Composer
Traditional Composer
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