The World of Joe Tex

Singer, dancer, writer, preacher, rapper, comic and all around original...

Other artists sing Joe

 

TOP 5 MOST RECORDED JOE TEX SONGS
1.  SHOW ME
2.  HOLD WHAT YOU'VE GOT
3.  I WANT TO (DO EVERYTHING FOR YOU)
4.  THE LOVE YOU SAVE 
5.  I GOTCHA

Country legends, guitar thrashers, reggae stars, Broadway divas, rockabilly rebels and soul queens have all tackled a Tex tune. What you see is what I've found. If you know of others, help The World of Joe out and send details here:

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A SWEET WOMAN LIKE YOU 
Percy Sledge, Diana Trask, Kenny Vance
A WOMAN CAN CHANGE A MAN 
Diana Trask
AIN'T GONNA BUMP NO MORE 
James Payne (as 'Fat woman'), Highliners
ALL THE HEAVEN A MAN REALLY NEEDS 
Joe Tex II
ANOTHER WOMAN'S MAN
Little Royal
BABY, YOU'RE RIGHT   
James Brown, Derek Trucks Band, Joe Bear
BAD FEET 
Geoff Muldaur, JW Lance
BLESSED ARE THE TEARS
Last Real Texas Blues Band
BUILD YOUR LOVE (ON A SOLID FOUNDATION) 
Dandy Livingstone, Diana Trask, Dr Marigold's Prescription
BUYING A BOOK 
Sleepy Labeef
CALL ANOTHER DOCTOR ON THE CASE
Paul Kelly
CLOSE THE DOOR 
Cliff Bennett
COME IN THIS HOUSE   
James Booker, Buddy Ace
DON'T HIT ME NO MORE
Mable John, Barbara Lynn
DON'T LET YOUR LEFT HAND KNOW (WHAT YOUR RIGHT HAND IS DOING) 
Vibrants, Ray Brown & Whispers
DON'T MAKE YOUR CHILDREN PAY 
Diana Trask
FAT BOTTOM GIRLS
Joe Tex II
FRESH OUT OF TEARS 
Die Firestone Band, Eddie Cave & the Fyx
FUNNY BONE 
Messengers
GET OUT OF MY HOUSE
Ernie K Doe
HOLD WHAT YOU'VE GOT
Carly Simon, Hank Williams Jr, Diana Trask, Richie Stephens, Katie Webster, Lulu, Sonny James, Run C&W, Denise Lasalle, Lee Fields, Frank-O, GG Lawrence, LI Zee, George Banton, Steve Bassett, Die Firestone Band, 'Lil Alfred, Jimmy Lewis, Barbara Jones, Shirley Johnson, Ronnie Mcdowell, Tito Simon, Curtis Knight & Squires (with Jimi Hendrix), Solomon Burke
I GOTCHA 
Liza Minnelli, Ikettes, Jimmy Barnes, Sophie B. Hawkins, Oliver Morgan, Jesse James Dupree, Joe Tex II, Salt 'n' Pepa, Mad Daddys, Anita Sarawak
I JUST WANT WHAT BELONGS TO ME
Bobby Marchan
I SHOULD HAVE KISSED YOU MORE 
Ernie K-Doe (as 'Suffering so')
I WANNA BE FREE   
VIP's, Crni Biseri, Chocolate Factory, Luther Grosvenor
I WANT TO (DO EVERYTHING FOR YOU) 
Raelettes, Nazarath, Diana Trask, Andrew Brown, Roxanne Potvin, Chris Farlowe, Persuasions, Marcia Ball with Irma Thomas and Tracy Nelson, Billy Crash Craddock, Kim Cotton & Swamp Cooler, Kenny Vance, Toni Price, Huey Lewis & News, Kerry Michaels, WC Clark, Joe Tex II, Marian Love, Bill E.Penn, Janiva Magness, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
IF SUGAR WAS AS SWEET AS YOU 
Rockpile
IF YOU DON'T KNOW
Dialtones
I'LL NEVER DO YOU WRONG 
Diana Trask, John Mars, Thilo Kreitmeier, Sven Zetterberg
I'M NOT GOING TO WORK TODAY 
Clyde Mcphatter, Boot Hog Pefferly
IT AIN'T GONNA WORK BABY 
Jules Shear
IT AIN'T SANITARY  
Coasters, Sleepy Labeef
I'VE GOT TO DO A LITTLE BIT BETTER 
Diana Trask, Coastline
I'VE SEEN ENOUGH 
Peter Jones, Alter Ego
KEEP THE ONE YOU'VE GOT 
Diana Trask
LEAVING YOU DINNER 
Lee 'Shot' Williams
LOOKING FOR MY PIG   
Linda Clark (TV)
LYING'S JUST A HABIT JOHN
Jerry Woodard
MEET ME IN CHURCH
Solomon Burke, Bobby Marchan, Don Varner
OLD TIME LOVER
Jerry Woodard
ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW 
Animals, Terry Knight & the Pack, Number Nine
PAPA'S DREAM (LOOK AT THEM BEANS)
Johnny Cash
PENNY'S WORTH OF HAPPINESS
Ernie K Doe, Jimmy Elledge
S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (THE LETTER SONG) 
Q-Tips, Diana Trask, Nalle, Sonny Rhodes
SHOW ME 
Lulu, Willie Bobo, Commitments, Barbara Mandrell, Ketty Lester, Foundations, Len Barry, Los Bravos, Jenny Rock, Claude Francois (as 'Cherche'), Tom Johnston, Daybreakers, Friar Tuck and the Monks, Patti Drew, Bill Medley, Howard Werth, Pamela, Baronets, Diana Trask, Eddie and the Hot Rods, Tremeloes, Tight Bros From Way Back When, Tom Jones, Rockets, Shuffle-Aires, Boogie Kings, Los Enemigos (as 'Donde'), Dutch Ross, Donny & Marie Osmond, Thane Russell (as 'Dimmi Qualcosa'), Robert Hirst & the Big Taste
SKINNY LEGS AND ALL 
Tony Joe White
SMALL TOWN GOSSIP
Cosmo
SOMEONE TO TAKE YOUR PLACE
Bill Locke
TAKE THE FIFTH AMENDMENT 
Commander Cody
TAKIN' A CHANCE
Marian Love
TAKING CARE OF A WOMAN (IS A FULL TIME JOB) 
Arthur Alexander, Cliff Bennett
TELL ME RIGHT NOW 
Elvis Costello
THE LOVE YOU SAVE (MAY BE YOUR OWN) 
Etta James, Katie Webster, Alexis Korner, Roland Von Campenhout, Tracy Nelson, The Trews, Frankie Lee, Nolan Struck, Lee Shot Williams, Lipbone Redding, Stone Country, Jolie Holland, Josh Lake, Tim Chandell
THINGS I'D LIKE TO DO
Cosmo
THIS TIME WE'LL MAKE IT ALL THE WAY
Joe Tex II
WATCH THE ONE (THAT BRINGS THE BAD NEWS) 
Barbara Lynn
WE HELD ON 
Bill Anderson
WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT (AFTER A WHILE)
Paul Kelly
WOMAN LIKE THAT YEAH
Samson & Merrill Soul Band
WOMAN STEALER 
Joe Tex II
YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT, BABY 
Nightcaps, Jess Roden & Humans, The End, Johnny Halliday, Tee Set, Los Impala (as 'Mejor sera que me ceras'), Ricardo Werther
YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES (TO TAKE WHAT I GOT)
Barbara Mason, Diana Trask, Hu & The Hilltops, Jerry Cook (as 'Take what I got'), Freddie Weller, Billy Crash Craddock, Marti Jones, Johnny Williams, Mike Barfield
YOU SAID A BAD WORD
Hard Feelings, Leo Muller
YUM YUM YUM
Ronnie Dawson & High Noon