The World of Joe Tex

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

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Sweet Soul Music - Peter Guralnick

Nowhere to run - Gerri Hirshey

Two classic histories of soul music, both have extended sections on JT.

By the seat of my pants - Buddy Killen

Music publisher, songwriter, producer and Joe's collaborator for 20 years, Buddy Killen tells his story and reveals much about JT as well as many country music greats.

Memphis Boys - Roben Jones

The story of American Studios where Joe cut some of his biggest hits in the 1960's.

Fever: Little Willie John; A fast life, mysterious death and the birth of soul - Susan Whitall

A biography of the troubled singer Little Willie John including Joe's efforts to have him recognised as the true soul brother no.1.