December 15, 2014
Tony Joe White, the Swamp Fox, is a bona fide legend of the music game who has been honing his craft for the best part of 50 years. And it will be on display once again as he is returning to Down Under for an 18 date tour that will see him play shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Coogee, Dee Why, Cronulla, Bulli, Kincumber, Hurlstone Park, Newcastle, Medlow Bath, Devonport and Newport.
Gems like “Polk Salad Annie” or “Rainy Night in Georgia” were just the beginning. Tony Joe´s recording career has now spanned parts of 6 different decades and spawned well over 20 albums with his songs recorded by Elvis Presley, Tina Turner, Ray Charles, Roy Orbison, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones and Etta James. He has worked in the studio or on stage with list of artists that can make your head spin – Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, The MGs, Eric Clapton, JJ Cale, Waylon Jennings, Lucinda Williams, Emmylou Harris, the Foo Fighters to name a few.