Joe South was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Best known for his songwriting, South won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1970 for “Games People Play” and was again nominated for the award in 1972 for “Rose Garden”.
|Birth name:||Joseph Alfred Souter|
|Born:||February 28, 1940, Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Died:||September 5, 2012, Buford, Georgia, United States|
|Genres:||Country, folk, rock|
|Occupation(s):||Songwriter, musician, singer|
|Associated acts:||Lynn Anderson, Billy Joe Royal, Bill Lowery|
|Website:||Joe South’s Official site|
|IMDb:||Joe South’s IMDb|
About Joe South
His 1969 protest song Games People Play, which was about the way people mistreat one another, won him a Grammy Award.
He began as a country singer, performing on Atlanta Radio, before joining Pete Drake’s band.
He was born Joseph Alfred Souter in Atlanta, Georgia.
He wrote Hush, Ian Gillan and Deep Purple’s hit song.
Information related to Joe South
- http://joesouth.com/ Official site
- http://nashvillesongwritersfoundation.com.s164288.gridserver.com/Site/search/a729fcf7573d245f746d4c8068efc120/ Entry at Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
- http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=52136346&PIpi=67074288 Joe South and the Believers
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