Bill Justis & Jerry Reed

Bill Justis & Jerry Reed

Bill Justis & Jerry Reed


Top Songs

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Foxy Lady [From "Smokey And The Bandit" Soundtrack]
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Orange Blossom Special [From "Smokey And The Bandit" Soundtrack]
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The Bandit [Instrumental / From "Smokey And The Bandit" Soundtrack]
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March Of The Rednecks [From "Smokey And The Bandit" Soundtrack]
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And The Fight Played On! [From "Smokey And The Bandit" Soundtrack]

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Bill Justis & Jerry Reed


Best known to most listeners for the aptly titled instrumental smash "Raunchy," Bill Justis was also a longtime linchpin of the Nashville recording community, working as a producer, musical director, and A&R man for labels including Sun and Mercury. Born October 14, 1927, in Birmingham, Alabama, he grew up in Memphis, studying music and English at Tulane University while playing trumpet in local jazz and dance bands. In 1957, the legendary Sam Phillips hired Justis to serve as the musical director for his Sun Records label. At 30, Justis was a good decade older than most of Su...
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