The first song Tony Joe White ever finished was "Polk Salad Annie," the popular late-Sixties tribute to Southern women and edible weeds. Half a century later, he's grown into a bluesy, backwoods folk hero, celebrated for his swampy guitar playing, slow-motion delivery and signature songwriting. He's still an active musician, too, regularly recording and touring as a 74-year-old road warrior.
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Swamp-Rock Icon Tony Joe White on ‘Walking the Floor’ Podcast
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