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Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed

    While born in Mississippi, Jimmy Reed moved to Chicago in 1943 where he was a stark contrast to the gritty urban blues of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. His more "laid back" style created more of a cross-over audience and helped popularize the blues in Chicago.

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