"Jimmy Reed numbers"

Jimmy Reed (1925-1976) was an American Blues musician and song-writer, very popular in the 1950s and 1960s for his punchy electric blues and harmonica sound.

Listen on Spotify:   I Ain't Got You     Bright Lights, Big City     Shame, Shame, Shame

It is generally assumed that Jay McInerney's novel Bright Lights, Big City is based on Reed's song.

Cascade Blues Association: Jimmy Reed

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Jimmy Reed