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    Tue, 02 Sep 2008 15:17:45

    Jerry Reed Passes Away - The singer/actor best known for his movie roles alongside Burt Reynolds

    According to his longtime booking agent, Carrie Moore-Reed, Jerry Reed died of emphysema complications early Monday morning. He was 71.

    Reed's singer/songwriter career began in the '70s, with such hits as "Amos Moses," "When You're Hot, You're Hot," and "The Bird." Soon after, he started acting in such popular films as Smokey and the Bandit, Gator, and Hot Stuff.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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