Jerry Reed Died of Emphysema. He was a Country Music singer, guitarist, songwriter and actor. Co-starred with Burt Reynolds in "Smokey and the Bandit" which he wrote and sang the theme song, "East Bound and Down"".
Jerry Reed - top flight session guitarist who became a star country singer-songwriter with a knack for narrative and humorous songs. He also costarred in several films with Burt Reynolds. His biggest hit was, "When You're Hot, Your Hot.