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Joe South

voc, g, 1940-2012 US, Atlanta
Singer / Musician / Songwriter / Producer of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Joseph Alfred Souter

Joe South (February 28, 1940 – September 5, 2012) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Best known for his songwriting, South won the Grammy for Song of the Year in 1970 for "Games People Play" and was again nominated for the award in 1972 for "Rose Garden".

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Backing Vocals
  • Keyboards
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • World
  • Folk
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Games People Play on Introspect by Joe South
Hush - Remastered on Games People Play by Joe South
Walk A Mile In My Shoes - 2002 Remaster / 24-Bit Mastering on Classic Masters by Joe South
Don't It Make You Want To Go Home - Remastered 2002 on Classic Masters by Joe South
Rose Garden on Introspect by Joe South
Walk A Mile In My Shoes on Don't It Make You Want To Go Home by Joe South
These Are Not My People on Introspect by Joe South
Don't It Make You Want To Go Home on Don't It Make You Want To Go Home by Joe South
Down In The Boondocks on Classic Masters by Joe South
Children - Remastered 2002 on Classic Masters by Joe South

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Joe South StoryJoe South2017Compil.
Rose GardenJoe South2015Single
The Joe South StoryJoe South2013Compil.
A Look Inside / So The Seeds Are GrowingJoe South2010Compil.
Games People PlayJoe South2006Compil.
Games People Play / Joe SouthJoe South2006Compil.
Introspect & Don't It Make You Want To Go Home?Joe South2003Compil.
Classic MastersJoe South2002Compil.
Retrospect: The Best Of Joe SouthJoe South1999Compil.
Anthology (A Mirror Of His Mind: Hits And Highlights 1968-1975)Joe South1999Compil.
River DogJoe South1990Single
The Best Of Joe SouthJoe South1990Compil.
Rock Me Gently / Games People PlayAndy Kim / Joe South1987Single
Royal BlueJoe South1986Single
The Best Hits Of Joe SouthJoe South1985Compil.
Don't It Make You Wanna Go Home?Joe South1984Compil.
Games People PlayJoe South1983Single
Games People Play / These Are Not My PeopleJoe South1982Single
Joe South / Spanky And Our Gang / Gene Chandler / The SkylinersJoe South / Spanky & Our Gang / Gene Chandler / The Skyliners1982Compil.
Party PeopleJoe South1981Compil.
Games People Play / HushJoe South1979Single
Country KingsJoe South & Buddy Mize1978Compil.
2 + 2 Vol. 35Joe South1977Single
To Have, To Hold And Let GoJoe South1975Single
Midnight RainbowsJoe South1975Album
Joe South's Greatest HitsJoe South1975Compil.
Games People Play / Birds Of A FeatherJoe South1974Single
Riverdog / It Hurts Me TooJoe South1973Single
I'm A StarJoe South1972Single
A Look InsideJoe South1972Album
Real Thing / Save Your BestJoe South1972Single
Coming Down All AloneJoe South1972Single
Fool MeJoe South1971Single
Rose Garden / So The Seeds Are GrowingJoe South1971Single
So The Seeds Are GrowingJoe South1971Single
You're The ReasonJoe South, Billy Joe Royal1971Compil.
ChildrenJoe South1971Compil.
Joe SouthJoe South1971Album
So The Seeds Are GrowingJoe South1971Album
Joe South's Greatest Hits Vol. IJoe South1970Compil.
Children / Clock Up On The WallJoe South1970Single
HushJoe South1970Single
HushJoe South1970Single
Clock Up On The WallJoe South1970Single
Don't It Make You Want To Go HomeJoe South1969Album
Leanin' On YouJoe South1969Single
Games People PlayJoe South1969Single
Don't Throw Your Love To The WindJoe South1969Single
Games People PlayJoe South1969Album
Birds Of A Feather / These Are Not My PeopleJoe South1969Single
Don't It Make You Want To Go HomeJoe South1969Single
Don't You Be Ashamed (To Call My Name)Joe South1969Single
Games People PlayJoe South1968Single
Birds Of A Feather / It Got AwayJoe South1968Single
Rose Garden / Mirror Of Your MindJoe South1968Single
IntrospectJoe South1968Album
I Want To Be SomebodyJoe South1965Single
Standing Invitation / Same Old SongJoe South1963Single
Concrete JungleJoe South1963Single
Just Remember You're MineJoe South1962Single
Slippin' Around / Just To Be With You AgainJoe South1962Single
MasqueradeJoe South1961Single
You're The Reason / Juke BoxJoe South1961Single
Play It CoolJoe South1960Single
What A NightJoe South1959Single
The Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor / My Fondest MemoriesJoe South1958Single
I'm SnowedJoe South1958Single
How Can I Unlove You / She's Almost YouJoe SouthSingle
Little QueenieJoe SouthSingle
Be A BelieverJoe SouthSingle
ChillsJoe SouthSingle
Popular SongsJoe South / Tommy Roe / Mitch Ryder / SteppenwolfSingle
Games People Play / Ballad Of Thunder RoadJoe South / Robert MitchumSingle
Nutbush City Limits / Walk A Mile In My ShoesIke & Tina Turner / Joe SouthSingle
From A Jack To A King / ChildrenNed Miller / Joe SouthSingle
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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