Dean Reed, the Red Elvis, a US music star behind the Iron Curtain – Episode 2

Ramona Reed continues the story of her father who was Dean Reed an American actor, singer and songwriter, director, and Socialist who became a huge star in Latin America and the Eastern Bloc. The previous episode is available here

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So back to today’s episode – Ramona gives her candid view on her father’s untimely death, as well as Dean Reed’s friendship with fellow star and Reagan supporter Phil Everly

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Interview with Phil Everly on his visits to see Dean Reed. 


Excerpt from CBS 60 Minutes interview with Dean Reed