Song of the Day: Tony Joe White, “Polk Salad Annie”

Singer/songwriter Tony Joe Jwhite, aka The "Swamp Fox," was born on this day in 1943. Best known for songs he wrote for Brook Benton ("A Rainy Night In Georgia"), Dusty Springfield ("Willie And Laura Mae Jones"), and Tina Turner ("Foreign Affair," "Steamy Windows"), he had one Top 40 hit, 1969’s "Polk Salad Annie." It reached #8 in the US and #10 in Canada. This is from a live performance from 1980.

10 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Tony Joe White, “Polk Salad Annie”

  1. I’ve not heard this song, but it is really easy to listen to. I could imagine sitting in a pub having dinner with this playing.

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