Timeline 1937 – 2008

  • 20-03-1937

    Jerry is born

    Jerry is born in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents are Robert Spencer Hubbard and Cynthia Hubbard.

  • 17-10-1955

    First Capitol session

    First Capitol session at the Nashville’s Castle Studios.

    17-10-1955

  • 09-07-1959

    Jerry marries Priscilla.

  • 02-04-1960

    Jerry’s eldest daughter Seidina is born.

    02-04-1960

  • 17-01-1967

    Jerry and Elvis Presley record US. Male at RCA Studios, Nashville, TN.

  • 20-05-1967

    “Guitar Man” hits the charts.

    20-05-1967

  • 10-11-1967

    Jerry records Guitar Man with Elvis Presley at RCA Studios, Nashville, TN.

  • 29-01-1969

    Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour starts at CBS with Jerry as guest.

    29-01-1969

  • 05-11-1969

    Jerry records Amos Moses.

  • 09-01-1971

    Amos Moses hits the charts.

    09-01-1971

  • 29-03-1971

    Amos Moses becomes a golden record.

  • 29-05-1971

    When You’re Hot You’re Hot hits the charts.

    29-05-1971

  • 19-06-1971

    "When You‘re Hot, You’re Hot" is number 1 after 7 weeks after entering the charts.

  • 10-10-1971

    Jerry wins the "Instrumentalist of the Year" award for the second time.

    10-10-1971

  • 14-03-1972

    Jerry receives a Grammy Award for best male artist for "When You‘re Hot, You’re Hot".

  • 20-06-1972

    "When You‘re Hot, You’re Hot" can be heard on the radio for the first time.

    20-06-1972

  • 08-05-1976

    The film "Gator" premieres in Savannah, Georgia.

  • 19-05-1977

    "Smokey And The Bandit" will premiere.

    19-05-1977

  • 10-03-1979

    Jerry gets the fifth "People’s Choice Award" for favorite supporting actor.

  • 11-09-1982

    She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft) is # 1 in the hit charts.

    11-09-1982

  • 16-10-1984

    Daughter Seidina gives birth to Jerry’s first grandchild Jerry Roe.

  • 17-10-1984

    The recording of Jerry’s first movie "What Comes Around" starts in and around Nashville.

    17-10-1984

  • 01-12-1998

    The CD "Old Dogs" with Jerry, Waylon Jennings, Mel Tillis and Bobby Bare comes out.

  • 03-06-1999

    Jerry is undergoing a quadruple bypass operation at Nashville’s Baptist Hospital.

    03-06-1999

  • 02-08-1999

    Jerry’s website TheJerryReed.com is launched (now offline).

  • 03-08-1999

    The CD "Old Dogs" receives a nomination for the CMA award in the "Vocal Event of the Year" category.

    03-08-1999

  • 20-06-2001

    Jerry’s friend and mentor Chet Atkins dies.

  • 17-10-2001

    Georgia Music Hall of Fame presents “Jerry Reed Day”.

    17-10-2001

  • 2003

    Jerry celebrates his 50th anniversary in the entertainment business.

  • 11-11-2004

    Jerry announces his "tour retirement" during a live performance in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    11-11-2004

  • 05-05-2005

    Jerry worldwide launches his CD "Jerry Reed Live Still!".

  • 03-03-2008

    Jerry receives "The Silver Helmet Award" for his commitment to American war veterans.

    03-03-2008

  • 01-09-2008

    Jerry dies at the age of 71 from the effects of emphysema.