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White, Tony Joe

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Personal name headingWhite, Tony Joe
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Birth date1943-07-23
Death date2018-10-24
Place of birthGoodwill (West Carroll Parish, La.)
Place of deathNashville (Tenn.)
Profession or occupationSingers Composers Lyricists
Found inHis The real thang [SR] p1980: label (Tony Joe White)
All music guide WWW site, Feb. 25, 2011 (Tony Joe White; b. July 23, 1943, Goodwill, LA)
New York times WWW site, viewed Oct. 29, 2018 (in obituary published Oct. 25: Tony Joe White; b. July 23, 1943, and raised on a cotton farm in Goodwill, La.; d. Wednesday [Oct. 24, 2018], Nashville, aged 75; Louisiana singer and songwriter who wrote Brook Benton's Top 10 hit Rainy night in Georgia and had a Top 10 hit of his own with Polk Salad Annie; his style, a mix of blues, country, and rock 'n' roll sung in a deep, growling voice, came to be known as swamp rock and earned him the nickname Swamp Fox)
Associated languageeng