Swamp rocker Tony Joe passes away
Swamp-rocker singer-songwriter Tony Joe White died at the age of 75.
Washington DC: Swamp-rocker singer-songwriter Tony Joe White died at the age of 75.
His son Jody White said, "He wasn't ill at all. He just had a heart attack.there was no pain or suffering."
The cult writer was behind several hits including 'Polk Salad Annie' and 'Rainy Night in Georgia'. White, a country bluesman, was covered by multiple artists including Tina Turner and Elvis Presley.
The "Ain't going down this time" singer had released his latest and a complete blues album "Bad Mouthin" in September and had also made a debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
White passed away at his home in Leipers Fork, Tennessee, outside of Nashville. (ANI)