Editors’ Notes Jerry Reed was a man of many musical personalities: the hotshot guitarist who gave Chet Atkins a run for his money, the happy-go-lucky hitmaker, the burnished balladeer, and more. But this compilation focuses on Reed's most popular mode: purveyor of a loose-limbed country/R&B amalgam full of good-time vibes and semi-spoken vocals. In this guise, Reed scored his biggest hits, like the ubiquitous 1971 smash "When You're Hot, You're Hot" and the automobile addict's plaint "Lord, Mr. Ford." He takes on the mantle of country-pop crooner quite convincingly on "A Thing Called Love" and lets his guitar skills shine on the masterful acoustic-based instrumental "The Claw."

SONG
Guitar Man
1
2:27
 
Alabama Jubilee
2
2:59
 
Amos Moses
3
2:19
 
A Thing Called Love
4
2:20
 
When You're Hot, You're Hot
5
2:19
 
Smell the Flowers
6
2:28
 
Ko-Ko Joe
7
2:32
 
You Took All the Ramblin' Out of Me
8
2:13
 
The Uptown Poker Club
9
3:29
 
The Claw
10
1:59
 
Lord, Mr. Ford
11
3:17
 
A Good Woman's Love
12
2:54
 
East Bound and Down (From "Smokey and the Bandit")
13
2:46
 
Let's Sing Our Song
14
2:32
 
The Crude Oil Blues
15
2:33
 
I Love You, What Can I Say
16
3:37
 
Medley: The Bird / Whiskey River / On the Road Again / He Stopped Loving Her Today (Alternate Title: The Bird)
17
3:16
 
Texas Bound and Flyin' (From "Smokey and the Bandit II")
18
3:20
 
She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)
19
3:16
 
Another Puff
20
4:05
 

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