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Tony Joe, Elvis, and Polk Salad Annie

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 1970

TONY JOE WHITE was one of the first of the new school of Southern singer/songwriters – along with Jerry Reed, Joe South, Leon Russell, Dough Kershaw, Mac (Dr. John) Rebennack and honorary swamp rat John Fogerty.

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