In Memory of Tony Joe White
King of Swamp Rock
Dead at 75
The Louisiana native died of a heart attack
at home in Leiper's Fork .
Tony Joe White was the youngest of seven children
who grew up on a cotton farm near Oak Grove, Louisiana
While He Was Well known for His
"Polk Salad Annie" Song
Many Did Not Know He Wrote
The Famous Song
"A Rainy Night in Georgia"
Which Was Beautifully Performed By
Brook Benton and Many Others!
Tony Joe Live
But is Sure is Rainin All Over the World
Goodbye Tony Joe White
Rainy Night in Georgia
Now Don't Go Eatin Any Pokeweed, Ya Hear?
Here's More Info About the Pokeweed Plant
Which Was a Poisonous Staple in Many Parts of the South.
Some blame The Low IQ, Poor Vision &
Other Ailments From the Ingestion of This Plant.