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Singer/Songwriter Joe South 1940-2012

09/22/12 8:00PM By Joel Najman

Singer and songwriter Joe South passed away unexpectedly at age 72 at his Georgia home on September 5, 2012. Joe South's music has been described as a potent mixture of country and soul, oftentimes with important social messages as typified by his Grammy award winning "Games People Play". Joe South also distinguished himself as a first-call session guitarist, playing on major his by Bob Dylan, Simon &Garfunkle, Aretha Franklin and others.
This week Joel Najman's My Place program celebrates the life in music of Joe South with an hour of his biggest hits and most significant recordings.

Playlist

8:04pm

Children
Artist Name: Joe South
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Capitol 2755
 

8:08pm

The Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor
Artist Name: Joe South
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: NRC 5000
 

8:12pm

Untie Me
Artist Name: The Tams
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Arlen 11
 

8:16pm

Down In The Boondocks
Artist Name: Billy Joe Royal
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 43305
 

8:20pm

I Knew You When
Artist Name: Billy Joe Royal
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 43390
 

8:24pm

Just Like A Woman
Artist Name: Bob Dylan
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 43792
 

8:28pm

The Sound Of Silence
Artist Name: Simon & Garfunkle
CD/Album: Wednesday Morning, 3AM
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 9049
Note: excerpt
 

8:24pm

The Sound Of Silence
Artist Name: Simon & Garfunkle
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 43396
 

8:36pm

Chain Of Fools
Artist Name: Aretha Franklin
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic 2464
 

8:40pm

Games People Play
Artist Name: Joe South
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Capitol 2248
 

8:44pm

I Just Wanna Be A Sheep
Artist Name: Angela Garrison
CD/Album: Kidz Jams -Crazy Praize - Songs From The Lighter Side - Volume 1
Record co./Cat #: Brentwood Records
Note: excerpt
 

8:48pm

Walk A Mile In My Shoes
Artist Name: Joe South And The Believers
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Capitol 2704
 

8:50pm

Hush
Artist Name: Deep Purple
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Tetragrammaton 1503
Note: excerpt
 

8:52pm

Rose Garden
Artist Name: Lynn Anderson
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 45252
 

8:55pm

Don't It Want To Make You Go Home
Artist Name: Joe South
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Capitol 2592
 
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