The World of Joe Tex

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

Songs L-P

 

All songs written by Joe Tex unless otherwise listed.
LADY J. (I LOVE YOU) 
Written by Joe Tex and Randy Herrera
Recorded 1979-80         
Polydor single 1980
LEAVING YOU DINNER 
Recorded Nashville 1976-77
Album:  Bumps and bruises
LESLEY
Written by ?
Recorded 1970's           
Unreleased at time
First issue:  Different strokes LP 1989
LET'S GO SOMEWHERE AND TALK
Recorded Nashville 1972          
Dial single 1973
Album:   Joe Tex spills the beans
LIVE FOR YOURSELF 
Recorded Nashville 1966           
Album:   The love you save
LIVING IN THE LAST DAYS
Recorded Nashville 1972
Album:  Joe Tex spills the beans
LOOK AT THEM BEANS
See 'Papa's dream'
LOOKING FOR MY PIG   
Recorded Nashville 1964          
Dial single 1964
LOOSE CABOOSE
Written by Joe Tex and Gloria Thompson
Recorded Nashville 1978           
Dial single 1978  (R&B 48)
Album:  He Who Is Without Funk Cast the First Stone
LOVE IS A HURTIN' THING 
Written by Ben Raleigh and Dave Linden
Recorded 1967            
Album:   Live and lively
LOVE ME RIGHT GIRL
Recorded Nashville 1971-72           
Album:   I gotcha
LOVE SHORTAGE
Written by Joe Tex and Buddy Killen
Recorded Nashville 1976            
Dial single 1976
LOVIN' MAN 
Written by Eugene Mcdaniels
Recorded Muscle Shoals 1970           
Album:   From the roots came the rapper
LYING'S JUST A HABIT JOHN
Recorded Nashville 1966            
Album:   I've got to do a little bit better
MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY
Written by Hank Cochran
Recorded Nashville 1965
Unreleased at time, first issued on Hold what you've got / The new boss CD
MAMA RED
Written by Joe Tex and Buddy Killen
Recorded Nashville 1976            
Dial single 1976
MEET ME IN CHURCH
Recorded Nashville 1962           
Dial single 1962
MEN ARE GETTIN SCARCE
Recorded Nashville 1968            
Dial single 1968  (R&B 7, Pop 33)
MONEY'S DONE GOT FUNNY
Copyrighted 1971, Recorded 1970's          
Unreleased at time
Available as download / stream
MORE THAN JUST A FRIEND
Recorded New Orleans 1957-60           
Unreleased at time
First released on album: The history of Joe Tex  
MOTHER'S ADVICE
Recorded New Orleans 1958        
Ace single 1958
MOTHER'S PRAYER
Recorded Nashville 1972          
Dial single 1972
Album:  Joe Tex spills the beans 
MR NOBODY
Registered with BMI 1962
No recordings known
MRS WIGGINS (IF YOU DON'T MIND)
Recorded Nashville 1971           
Unreleased at time
First issue:  Different strokes LP 1989
MUSIC AIN'T GOT NO COLOR
Written by Joe Tex and Bennie Lee McGinty
Recorded Nashville 1978            
Dial single 1978
Album:  He Who Is Without Funk Cast the First Stone
MY BIGGEST MISTAKE
Recorded New York 1956           
King single 1956
MY BODY WANTS YOU
Recorded Nashville 1975           
Dial single 1975
MY NEIGHBOR'S GOT THE GIMMES
Written by Joe Tex and Buddy Killen
Recorded New Orleans 1975         
Unreleased at time
First issue:  Different strokes LP 1989
MY WIFE MY WOMAN
Recorded Memphis 1969          
Album:   Sings with strings and things
ODE TO BILLIE JOE 
Written by Bobbie Gentry
Recorded Memphis / Nashville 1968           
Album:   Soul country
OH ME OH MY (I'M A FOOL FOR YOU BABY)
Written by Jim Doris
Recorded Muscle Shoals 1970           
Album:   From the roots came the rapper
OLD TIME LOVER
Recorded Nashville 1964           
Dial single 1964
ONE GIANT STEP   
Recorded 1961           
Dial single 1961
ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW
Recorded New York 1964        
Dial single 1965 (R&B 20, Pop 65)
Album:   Hold what you've got
OPEN THE DOOR
Recorded New Orleans 1957-60           
Unreleased at time
First released on album: The history of Joe Tex  
PAPA WAS TOO
Recorded Nashville 1966          
Dial single 1966  (R&B 15, Pop 44)
Album:   I've got to do a little bit better + Live and lively
PAPA'S DREAM (LOOK AT THEM BEANS)
Recorded Nashville 1971          
Dial single 1971
Album:   Joe Tex spills the beans
PENNY'S WORTH OF HAPPINESS
Ernie K-Doe, Minit single 1963
No Joe Tex recording
PNEUMONIA
Recorded New York 1956          
King single 1956
POPEYE JOHNNY
Recorded 1962           
Dial single 1962
PUT YOUR CONFIDENCE IN ME
Recorded New Orleans 1957-60           
Unreleased at time
First released on album: The history of Joe Tex