The World of Joe Tex

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Songs U-Z

All songs written by Joe Tex unless otherwise listed
UNDER YOUR POWERFUL LOVE
Recorded Nashville 1975
Dial single 1975 (R&B 27)
WATCH THE ONE (THAT BRINGS THE BAD NEWS)
Recorded Nashville 1966
Dial single 1967
Album: I've got to do a little bit better
WE CAN'T SIT DOWN NOW
Recorded Memphis 1969
Dial single 1969
Album: Buying a book
WE HELD ON
Written by Joe Tex, Louis Johnson and Edwin King Jr
Recorded Nashville 1976-77
Album: Bumps and bruises
WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT (AFTER A WHILE)
Written by Joe Tex and Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly, Dial single 1968
No Joe Tex recording
WE'RE KILLING OURSELVES
Recorded Nashville 1971
Unreleased at time
First issue: Different strokes LP 1989
WHAT IN THE WORLD
Recorded Nashville 1965
Dial single 1966
Album: The new boss
WHAT ME AND MY BABY AIN'T GOT
Recorded Nashville 1966
Album: I've got to do a little bit better
WHAT SHOULD I DO
Recorded 1961
Dial single 1961
WHEN A WOMAN STOPS LOVING A MAN
Recorded Memphis (?) 1967-68
Unreleased at time
First issue: Different strokes LP 1989
WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME
See 'I can't see you no more'
WHO GAVE BIRTH TO THE FUNK
Written by Joe Tex and OB McClinton
Recorded Nashville 1978
Dial single 1979
Album: He who is without funk cast the first stone
WHO'S BEEN LOVING YOU
Registered with BMI, copyrighted 1961
No recordings known
WICKED WOMAN
Recorded Philadelphia 1961
Jalynne single 1961
WOMAN LIKE THAT YEAH
Recorded Memphis (?) 1967
Dial single 1967 (R&B 24, Pop 54)
WOMAN STEALER
Recorded Nashville 1972
Dial single 1973 (R&B 41, Pop 103)
Album: Joe Tex spills the beans
WOODEN SPOON
Recorded Nashville 1967
Dial single 1968
Album: Live and lively
YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT BABY
Recorded Nashville 1966
Dial single 1966
Album: The love you save
YOU BETTER GET IT
Recorded New York 1964
Dial single 1965 (R&B 15, Pop 46)
Album: 'Hold what you've got' 
YOU CAN BE MY STAR
Written by Joe Tex and Bennie Lee Mcginty
Recorded Nashville 1977-78
Epic single 1978
Album: Rub down
YOU CAN STAY
Recorded New York 1964
Album: Hold what you've got
YOU CAN TELL
Recorded Memphis 1968
Album: Happy soul
YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES (TO TAKE WHAT I GOT)
Recorded New York 1964
Dial single 1965 (R&B 10, Pop 51)
Album: Hold what you've got + The new boss
YOU KEEP HER
Recorded New Orleans 1963
Checker single 1963
YOU LITTLE BABY FACED THING
Recorded New Orleans 1958
Ace single 1958
YOU MIGHT BE DIGGIN' THE GARDEN (BUT SOMEBODY'S PICKING YOUR PLUMS)  
Written by Joe Tex, Louis Johnson & Joseph Thomas
Recorded Nashville 1977-78
Album: Rub down
YOU NEED ME BABY
Recorded Memphis 1968
Dial single 1968 (R&B 29, Pop 81)
Album: Happy soul
YOU SAID A BAD WORD
Recorded Nashville 1971-72
Dial single 1972 (R&B 12, Pop 41)
Album: I gotcha
YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL WHEN YOU'RE SLEEPING
Recorded New Orleans 1975
Unreleased at time
Available as download/stream
YOU'RE GONNA THANK ME WOMAN
Recorded Nashville 1967
Dial single 1968
Album: Live and lively
YOU'RE IN TOO DEEP
Recorded Nashville 1971-72
Album: I gotcha
YOU'RE RIGHT RAY CHARLES
Recorded Memphis 1969
Dial single 1970
Album: Sings with strings and things
YOU'RE SURE GONNA GET IT
Recorded Nashville 1972
Album: Joe Tex spills the beans
YOU'VE COME A LONG WAY
Recorded Memphis 1968
Album: Happy soul
YUM YUM YUM
Recorded New Orleans 1959
Ace single 1959