Monday, October 29, 2018

King of Swamp Rock Dead at 75

In Memory of Tony Joe White

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?

Related image 
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.
Poke Salad

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