Tony Joe White (born July 23, 1943, Oak Grove, Louisiana, United States) is an American singer-songwriter and guitar player, best known for his 1969 hit “Polk Salad Annie” and for “Rainy Night in Georgia”, which he composed however was very first made popular by Brook Benton in 1970. He likewise composed “Steamy Windows” and “Undercover Agent For The Blues” both success for Tina Turner in 1989; those 2 tunes came by way of Tina’s producer at the time, Mark Knopfler, who’s a good friend of Tony. “Polk Salad Annie” was likewise recorded by Elvis Presley and Tom Jones. (source: Wikipedia)
Just recently I discovered his stunning recording of “Rich Woman Blues” that I chose to place on our site.