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Tony Joe White: Audience With The Other Elvis

Chris Campion, Daily Telegraph, 30 December 2006

Tony Joe White, writer of 'Polk Salad Annie' and 'Rainy Night in Georgia', talks to Chris Campion about his mythic songs and his Louisiana childhood He's been the called 'the funkiest man alive' and his songs have been recorded by the likes of Elvis, Dusty Springfield and Tina Turner. But Louisiana-born singer-songwriter Tony Joe White remains a figure on the margins.

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