American blues musician and songwriter, notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues to mainstream audiences (1925–1976). Rare vintage glossy 8 x 10 publicity photo of Reed playing his guitar, signed in blue ballpoint, “Best wishes, Jimmy Reed.” In fine condition, with some scattered light surface marks and a signature impression from another item placed on top of the photo. Reed is quite uncommon in signed photos, with this example being just the second one we have ever offered. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA. Learn more about Larry Rafferty.
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