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Joe South

Joseph Alfred Souter, born February 8, 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia is an Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter.

Recording under the name "Joe South," he had mega hits in the early part of the 1970's with songs such as "Don't It Make You Wanna Go Home" and "Walk a Mile in My Shoes". His biggest hit was "Games People Play" that won Grammy awards for "Best Contemporary Song" and the prestigious "Song of the Year."

Joe South also wrote for other country music singers such as Lynn Anderson's 1971 hit "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden," Billy Joe Royal's # 1 song "Down in the Boondocks" and Deep Purple's "Hush."

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