Related Information for Tony Joe White In 1969, deep voiced southern songsmith Tony Joe White from Oak Grove, Louisiana had a U.S. Top 10 hit with his classic swamp rock tune "Polk Salad Annie".White continues to tour and record into the 21st century, and his bluesy songs have been covered by dozens of artists ranging from Elvis Presley and Tim McGraw, to Dusty Springfield and Tina Turner. His latest release in a forty plus year career is 2013's "The Gift".Born in 1943, White was the youngest of seven.. read more