Songwriter Joe South Dead At Age 72- Dirty Laundry
It seems another legend has passed on to the great beyond into Rock and Roll Heaven.
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Songwriter Joe South Dead At Age 72
Songwriter Joe South, who played on Bob Dylan‘s ‘Blonde on Blonde’ and whose song ‘Hush’ became a huge hit for Deep Purple, died at age 72 (Sept. 5) of unspecified causes. South had a solid career writing for others. Country artist Lynn Anderson enjoyed pop crossover success with her 1970 hit single ‘Rose Garden’ that South penned, while Billy Joe Royal recorded the initial version of ‘Hush’ as well as the South-written tracks ‘Down in the Boondocks’ and ‘I Knew You When.’ The musician was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1979 and became a member of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 1981.
Celebrity Of The Day
Let’s honor a legend day and make our Celebrity Of The Day Joe South.