Big Boss Man" is a blues song first recorded by Jimmy Reed in 1960. It was a hit for Reed and has been interpreted and recorded by a variety of artists, including Elvis Presley and . King, who had record chart successes with the song. Big Boss Man" is an uptempo twelve-bar blues shuffle that features "one of the most influential Reed grooves of all time"
Watch the video for Big Boss Man from Jimmy Reed's Charly Blues Masterworks, Volume 17: Bright Lights, Big City for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Reed was a major player in the field of electric blues. His distinctive voice, piercing harmonica and hypnotic guitar patterns were one of the blues' most easily identifiable sounds in the 1950s and 1960s, and had a significant impact on many rock and roll artists who followed, such as Elvis Presley, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) and the Rolling Stones.
Big Boss Man is a jazz related blues music album recording by JIMMY REED released in 1968 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. A1 Give Up And Let Me Go 2:48 A2 I'm Leavin' 2:40 A3 Shame, Shame, Shame 2:41 A4 Run Here To Me Baby 2:45 A5 Life Is Funny 2:40 A6 Two In One Blue 2:42 B1 My Baby Told Me 2:40 B2 Five Years Of Good Lovin'. 2:50 B3 When Two People In Love 2:40 B4 I've Got To Keep On Rollin' 2:20 B5 When I Woke Up This Morning 2:25. Bass Guitar – Eddie Taylor Phil Drums – Jimmy Tillman Guitar, Harmonica – Jimmy Reed Lead Guitar – Wayne Bennett Rhythm Guitar – Lefty Bates.
Big Boss Man. Jimmy Reed. Big boss man, can't you hear me when I call Big boss man, can't you hear me when I call Well, you ain't so big, you're just tall, that's all. Got me working, boss man, working 'round the clock I want me a drink of water, but you won't let Jimmy stop Big boss man, can't you hear me when I call? Well, you ain't so big, you just tall, that's all. Well, I'm gonna get me a bossman, one gonna treat me right Work hard in the day time, rest easy at night Big boss man, can't you.
Love me some Jimmy Reed. Format: MP3 MusicVerified Purchase . Jimmy Reed knows real music! I'm pretty much impressed on his sound.
Jimmy Reed followed a limited formula, but it worked time and time again, and his songs, because of their inherent structural simplicity, are among the most versatile in the blues canon, and have been covered by countless blues and pop artists. With his laid-back, slurred singing style stretched over a lazy, easy boogie rhythm, and punctuated by short runs on his racked harmonica, Reed brought a kind of hushed, unhurried urgency to everything he recorded.