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Tony Joe White: Music Millionaires

Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, 29 March 1969

TONY JOE WHITE has a sleepy southern Louisiana accent, looks and sounds a lot like American heavy actor Claude Akins, and plays a fast guitar. There are seventy million sorts of soul, but they don't all turn to gold when touched — this one, however, did. The second Tony picked up a geetar, a new brand of soul was born and families throughout the hills of the southern United States gathered round the man who could start a hoe-down with his little finger.

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