Joe South Dead At 72
1960’s and 70’s singer-songwriter Joe South has passed away at the age 72.
South got his start as a session musician, adding his guitar work to many hit songs. Some of the early to mid-1960’s artists that worked with South include Aretha Franklin and Bob Dylan.
A solo career followed, and Joe South had many infamous hits like “Games People Play”, “Walk A Mile In My Shoes”, “These Are Not My People”, and “Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home”.
Joe South also wrote many hits for other artists as well – including Billy Joe Royal’s “Down In The Boondocks” and Lynn Anderson’s “Rose Garden”.