Earlier in 2010, Rhino Handmade made available That On the Road Look, a previously unreleased live date. He also wrote "Steamy Windows" and "Undercover Agent for the Blues", both hits for Tina Turner in 1989; those two songs came by way of Turner's producer at the time, Mark Knopfler, who was a friend of White. In late September 1973, White was recruited by record producer Huey Meaux to sit in on the Memphis sessions that became Jerry Lee Lewis's Southern Roots album. Lyrics for Holed Up by Tony Joe White. The singer/songwriter/guitarist was born on July 23, 1943. [2] His song “Old Man Willis” takes place in West Carroll Parish. Explore {{searchView.params.phrase}} by color family {{familyColorButtonText(colorFamily.name)}} Tony Joe White performing at Guitartown 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado on August 11, 2013. A true legend that will always be remembered as a real artist." Tony Joe White - Where Do They Go 9. Tony Joe White: The Real Thang The Story Of The Life And Songs Of A Swamp Fox. Writer(s): Tony Joe Joe White, Leann White No translations available + Add Translation. Tony Joe White - The Opening of the Box 5. Tony Joe White wrote As the Crow Flies, Sidewalk Hobo and Catch My Soul. Browse 706 tony joe white stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock photos and images. Tony Joe White is so cool that his forays into disco music rank among his best work. A Conversation with Tony Joe White (continued) PM: Talking about co-writes and stuff, I really like that sometimes you write with your wife, Leann, and there's even a three-way with Jody that begins the record, "Run For Cover." On the album White also performs a cover of the Elvis Presley song "Heartbreak Hotel". He was the youngest of seven children who grew up on a cotton farm near Oak Grove, Louisiana. During this time frame, he collaborated with American expat Joe Dassin on his only English-language album, Home Made Ice Cream, and its French-language counterpart, Blue Country. Écoutez The Opening of the Box par Tony Joe White - Rain Crow. In 1969 verscheen Black And White, de eerste LP van Tony Joe White met daarop de megahit Polk Salad Annie. LyricsHoled Up Tony Joe White. Tony Joe White wrote As the Crow Flies, Sidewalk Hobo and Catch My Soul. 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His final album, Bad Mouthin’, was released this year and found White interpreting the blues songs that had inspired him as a youth. Get push notifications with news, features and more. Découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez et écoutez vos propres playlists et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. The album Bad Mouthin' was released in September 2018 again on Yep Roc Records. The 21st century saw Tony Joe White resume his recording and performing career, and experience a resurgence of critical interest in his older music as well. "We are with broken hearts to announce that Tony Joe White has passed away at the age of 75. White's album, entitled Uncovered, was released in September 2006 and featured collaborations with Mark Knopfler, Michael McDonald, Eric Clapton, and J.J. Cale. White played and sang four songs and composed seven for the musical. Thereafter he regularly appeared in the UK, his laconic personality treating each performance, no matter how grand the venue, as if he were playing on his back porch. Last edit by Ron Balvers. A keen interest in music, especially the blues his African-American neighbours played, found White, upon graduating from high school, playing Texan honky-tonks where he recalled “the beer bottles would get to flying”. Tony Joe White, Tony Joe White, Leann White - Closer To The Truth (UK Import) - Amazon.com Music The resulting album, 1991's Closer to the Truth, was a commercial success[citation needed] and put White back in the spotlight. Polk Salad Annie (Remastered Version) Tony Joe White. Tony Joe White was born on July 23 1943 in Goodwill, Louisiana, in the heart of bayou country, into a part-Cherokee family, the son of Charlie White and Virgie (née Andrews). In 1973, White appeared in the film Catch My Soul, a rock-opera adaption of Shakespeare's Othello. This video for Tony Joe's track "The Opening of the Box" from 2016 is not for those who are afraid of snakes... watch at your own risk! [10], The album Bad Mouthin' was released in September 2018 again on Yep Roc Records. [citation needed] By all accounts,[citation needed] these sessions were a three-day, around-the-clock party, which not only reunited the original MGs (Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. of Booker T. and the MGs fame) for the first time in three years, but also featured Carl Perkins, Mark Lindsay (of Paul Revere & the Raiders), and Wayne Jackson plus The Memphis Horns. Tony Joe White's daughter, Michelle, joined by two of White's grandchildren, sang "Wild Wolf Calling Me," a song he'd written with Leann, his wife of 54 years. With music streaming on Deezer you can discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favourite tracks with your friends. Tony Joe White (July 23, 1943 – October 24, 2018), nicknamed the Swamp Fox,[1] was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his 1969 hit "Polk Salad Annie" and for "Rainy Night in Georgia", which he wrote but which was first made popular by Brook Benton in 1970. White died at his home in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee on Wednesday. Closer To The Truth (Leann White, Tony Joe White) - 6:35 9. Tony Joe White originally did That Loving Feeling, I Want My Fleetwood Back, Do You Have a Garter Belt, Our Day Will Come and other songs. For almost a year the single’s momentum built as local radio stations played it, but it took a major Los Angeles radio station to add it to their playlist for White to get his break – Polk Salad Annie reached No 8 on the US pop charts in July 1969, his only US Top 40 hit. Listen to One Hot July by Tony Joe White on Deezer. There he parked up and walked into the first music publisher’s office he came across. Live from Austin, TX: Tony Joe White by Tony Joe White - Year of production 2015 They asked him what kind of music he made and he replied, “well, it’s kind of swampy”. [3], In 1967, White signed with Monument Records, which operated from a recording studio in the Nashville suburb of Hendersonville, Tennessee, and produced a variety of sounds, including rock and roll, country and western, and rhythm and blues. Tony Joe White was born on July 23, 1943, and raised on a cotton farm in Goodwill, La., about 20 miles west of the Mississippi River. The 21st century saw Tony Joe White resume his recording and performing career, and experience a resurgence of critical interest in his older music as well. Swamp Music: The Complete Monument Recordings. TJW: Yep. If I was this guy, you could all kiss my ass. White was famous for his songs "Polk Salad Annie" and "Rainy Night in Georgia." • Tony Joe White, singer and songwriter, born 23 July 1943; died 24 October 2018, US singer and songwriter best known for Rainy Night in Georgia who described his southern style of music as ‘kind of swampy’. Written-By – Ricky Ray Rector*, Tony Joe White: 2: Holed Up Written-By – Leann White, Tony Joe White: 3: Who You Gonna Hoodoo Now? Written by: LEANN WHITE; Tony Joe Joe White; Last update on: July 22, 2017. White … [12][1] "He wasn't ill at all. Tina Turner Goin' Down Rockin' Whitey Morgan and the 78's Closer to the Truth. 06. Baby, Don’t Look Down length: 4:48 writer: Tony Joe White, Michael McDonald. Tony Joe White - Where Do They Go 9. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Real Thang - Tony Joe White on AllMusic - 1980 He just had a heart attack...there was no pain or suffering", said his son, Jody White. Sign in Sign up. 3. Tony Joe White originally did That Loving Feeling, I Want My Fleetwood Back, Do You Have a Garter Belt, Our Day Will Come and other songs. Explore {{searchView.params.phrase}} by color family {{familyColorButtonText(colorFamily.name)}} Tony Joe White performing at Guitartown 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado on August 11, 2013. 8. Pointing to White, Letterman told his TV audience, "Holy cow! length: 4:34 lyricist: Tony Joe White composer: Tony Joe White. [13] He is survived by his wife, Leann, whom he married in 1964, and their three children, Jody, Jim Bob, and Michelle. White’s talent and handsome features meant many saw him as a potential superstar, and Warner Brothers signed him, pairing him with top producers (Peter Asher, Tom Dowd, Jerry Wexler) for three excellent albums. 8, becoming White's biggest hit. He died at his home in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee. Tony Joe White originally did That Loving Feeling, I Want My Fleetwood Back, Do You Have a Garter Belt, Our Day Will Come and other songs. 10. 03:44 Composers: Tony Joe White. Tony Joe White covered Boom Boom, Our Day Will Come, That Loving Feeling, Big Boss Man and other songs. White … In 1996, Tina Turner released the song "On Silent Wings" written by White. From 1976 to 1983, White released three more albums, all on different labels. writer: Tony Joe White, Leann White. White capitalised by releasing his debut album, Black and White, in 1969. The best known of these was Rainy Night in Georgia, which gained global recognition not through his own version but via a cover in 1970 from Brook Benton, followed by a number of other popular interpretations over the years, by artists from Ray Charles to Randy Crawford and Rod Stewart. Tony Joe White - The Bad Wind 3. [7] He also made his Live...with Jools Holland debut in London, playing songs from Hoodoo. Type song title, artist or lyrics . Tony Joe White - The Middle of Nowhere 7. Red Neck Women length: 3:08 writer: Tony Joe White, Leann White Editor's Note: Swamp rock legend Tony Joe White died Oct. 24, 2018 at his home in Leiper's Fork, Tenn. On The Return To Muscle Shoals - 3:47 10.I Want To Be With You - 4:53 11.Backside Of Paradise (Leann White, Tony Joe White) - 3:36 12.Way Down South - … The album, on which White played guitar and harmonica, sold more than six million copies and Roger Davies, Turner’s manager, signed White to his management stable. Beckham suggested that Monument Records, the label that had made Roy Orbison famous, should sign White – and they did. Top lyrics Community Contribute Business. Tony Joe White performing at Guitartown 2013 in Copper … Tony Joe White - The Opening of the Box 5. Tony Joe White - Conjure Child 8. White plays acoustic and electric guitar on the album which was produced by his son Jody White and it has a signature Tony Joe White laidback sound. Hit songwriter Tony Joe White died suddenly at his home in Leiper's Fork at the age of 75. In fact his swamp songs proved surprisingly universal, and were recorded by everyone from Elvis Presley and Tina Turner to Dusty Springfield and Rory Gallagher. Presley, recognising a kindred spirit, began performing it in concert. Co-producer – Tony Joe White (tracks: A2, B4) Drums ... Special thanks to Leann, Michelle, Jody and Jim Bob Other Versions (5 of 7) View All. He became more popular in Europe than in his native US. Steamy Windows 9:3404. Type song title, artist or lyrics . "[9], In May 2016, Tony Joe White released Rain Crow on Yep Roc Records. Tony Joe White - Rain Crow 4. Tony Joe White - Hoochie Woman 2. When his career was flagging in the 1980s, Turner brought his song Steamy Windows to wider attention as a Top 20 hit in various countries, and also used three of his other compositions on her highly successful 1989 album, Foreign Affair. In 2014, White was profiled in the Nashville episode of HBO’s Sonic Highways and performed “Polk Salad Annie” with the Foo Fighters of The Last Show with David Letterman. Tony Joe White was the youngest of seven children who grew up on a cotton farm near Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, Louisiana, United States. Tony Joe White performing in Amsterdam in 1991. Directed across the road to Combine Music, the publisher of Dolly Parton and Kris Kristofferson, its head, Bob Beckham, recognised in White a maverick talent. Yet the albums failed to sell – in the US they were too white for black radio, too black for white radio – and White found himself in a conundrum. Since 2002, "the Swamp Fox" has recorded sporadically for his own Swamp imprint, and also had his back catalog remastered and reissued. The song "Elements and Things" from the 1969 album ...Continued features prominently during the horse-racing scenes in the 2012 HBO television series "Luck". While his 45s initially failed to chart in the US – although Soul Francisco was a hit in France – White was certain that Polk Salad Annie had potential, as southern audiences loved the song. Lyrics for Wild Wolf Calling Me by Tony Joe White. Lyrics for Wild Wolf Calling Me by Tony Joe White. The critically acclaimed The Beginning appeared on Swamp Records in 2001, followed by Heroines, featuring several duets with female vocalists including Jessi Colter, Shelby Lynne, Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, and Michelle White, on Sanctuary in 2004, and a live Austin City Limits concert, Live from Austin, TX, on New West Records in 2006. "Undercover Agent for the Blues" (Leann White, Tony Joe White) – 4:44 "Main Squeeze" – 4:16 "Closer to the Truth" (Leann White, Tony Joe White) – 6:33; Personnel Band members. Tony Joe White covered Boom Boom, Our Day Will Come, That Loving Feeling, Big Boss Man and other songs. Tony Joe White – Closer To The Truth (Full Album) 199101. length: 5:49 composer: Tony Joe White lyricist: Tony Joe White. On July 14, 2006, in Magny-Cours, France, White performed as a warm-up act for Roger Waters' The Dark Side of the Moon concert. Label: YepRoc/V2 Release date: 27 May 2016. In 2004, White was the featured guest artist in an episode of the Legends Rock TV Show and Concert Series, produced by Megabien Entertainment.