Joe Tex

    Joe Tex

    • Joe Tex
    Joe Tex

    Joe Tex

    • Joe Tex

    Joe Tex

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    Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)Joe Tex
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        Joe Tex made the first Southern soul record that also hit on the pop charts ("Hold What You've Got," in 1965, made number five in Billboard). His raspy-voiced, jackleg preacher style also laid some of the most important parts of rap's foundation. He is, arguably, the most underrated of all the '60s soul performers associated with Atlantic Records, although his records were more likely than those of most soul stars to become crossover hits. Tex was born Joseph Arrington in Rog... Read more

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