Tony Joe White

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by Tony Joe White

Biography

23 July 1943, Oak Grove, Louisiana, USA. A country singer and songwriter, White was also tagged with the label ‘swamp rock’, a musical genre he helped to create. Raised on a cotton farm in Louisiana, he formed his first band, Tony White & His Combo, while still in his teens. He then formed Tony Joe And The Mojos before defecting to Texas to start Tony’s Twilights. He started recording as a solo artist in 1966 and many people presumed he was black after hearing his layered... Read more

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blues
blues rock
swamp rock
rock
swamp
classic rock
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