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Joe South: The Virtuoso Songwriter’s 5 Greatest Hits

Posted on 09/6/2012 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyIf you grew up in the early to mid-1970s, you may remember tuning your AM radio to a local Top 40 station and grooving to music that, for want of a better word, we’ll call the Memphis Sound. It was a hybrid of country’s twangy guitar  and plaintive vocals with the driving beat and existential, socially conscious lyrics of  the West Coast’s psychedelic rockers, with a little soul music mixed in, to produce a catchy sound that was a little …