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Rolling Stones inspiration passes away

It was a sad day for music when we lost Jimmy Reed

Published at 6:03am 29th August 2018. (Updated at 11:14am 29th August 2018) 1-minute read.

Rolling Stones inspiration passes away

It was a sad day for music as we lost this legend of the industry.

Blues legend Jimmy Reed passed away in San Francisco after an epileptic seizure on this day (29th Aug) in 1976.

It was just before his 51st birthday.

Reed was a major influence on people like The Rolling Stones.

He was best known for his hits 'Honest I Do' and 'Baby What You Want Me To Do'.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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