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Joe Tex (Joseph Arrington, Jr., August 8, 1935 – August 13, 1982) was an American rhythm & blues singer. He gained success in the 1960s and 1970s with his brand of Southern soul, which mixed the styles of country, gospel and rhythm and blues. Born in Rogers, Texas, in 1935 (often misreported as 1933) and raised in Baytown, TX, Tex's career started after he was signed to King Records in 1955 following four wins at the Apollo Theater. Between that year… read more

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  • Buying a Book is a lesson I'll never forget.
  • Southern soul is the best soul
  • Tex was a very funny dude
  • He's got what it takes!
  • Listening to Joe will never do you wrong. [2]
  • Listening to Joe will never do you wrong.
  • Thsi guy has one of the greatest voices. I grew up listening to "I'll Make Every Day Christmas (For My Woman)" during the holiday season.
  • Damn those big fat women
  • I follow his advice re: bumping with big fat women religiously.
  • JOE !

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