Eastbound And Down (G)


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Written by Jerry Reed and Deena Kaye Rose, this song was recorded by Reed for the soundtrack of Smokey and the Bandit. The song’s lyrics tell the basic plot of the movie (leaving out the runaway bride element): making a 28-hour round-trip run from Atlanta, Georgia, to Texarkana, Texas, and back to illegally transport 400 cases of Coors beer for an after-race celebration.

Here’s Jerry Reed performing it as only he could, live on Austin City Limits in 1982: