Tony Joe White - his music





Studio albums 1968-1973


Black And White

Monument Records, 1968

	Willie And Laura Mae Jones (White)
	Soul Francisco (White)
	Aspen Colorado (White)
	Whompt Out On You (White)
	Don't Steal My Love (White)
	Polk Salad Annie (White)
	Who's Making Love (Banks,Crutcher,Davis,Jackson)
	Scratch My Back (Moore)
	Little Green Apples (Russell)
	Wichita Lineman (Webb)
	Look Of Love (Bacharach,David)
Produced by Billy Swan
Recorded at RCA Victor Studios, Nashville 1968

David Briggs: Piano, Organ
Jerry Carrigan: Drums
Norbert Putnam: Bass
Tony Joe White: Guitar, Harmonica
Chip Young: Guitar
Jimmy Isbell: Drums

David Briggs, Chip Young and Norbert Putnam also played for Elvis in the 70s.
This album was re-released on bootleg-CD by Movieplay/Intermusic from Portugal in 1993 with a different cover and a different title (Polk Salad Annie). The second photo shows the CD cover.
Another re-release in 1997 by Warner Bros. also contained two additional songs - 'Ten More Miles To Louisiana' (by Tony Joe White) and 'Georgia Pines' (by Buddy Buie and John Adkins) were Tony Joe's first single.


Tony Joe White ... Continued

Monument Records, 1969

	Elements And Things (White)
	Roosevelt And Ira Lee (White)
	Woodpecker (White)
	Rainy Night In Georgia (White)
	For Le Ann (White)
	Old Man Willis (White)
	Woman With Soul (White)
	I Want You (White)
	I Thought I Knew You Well (White)
	The Migrant (White)
Produced by Billy Swan
Recorded at Monument Studios, Nashville / Lyn-Lou Studios, Memphis 1969

Tommy McClure: Bass
Sammy Creason: Drums
James Milhart: Drums
Mike Utley: Organ
Tony Joe White: Guitar, Hamonica

This album was re-released on bootleg-CD by Movieplay/Intermusic from Portugal in 1993 with a different cover and another title (Roosevelt And Ira Lee). The second photo shows the CD cover.
Another re-release in 1997 by Warner Bros. also contained two additional songs - 'Watching The Trains Go By' (by Dewey Oldham and Wallace Pennington) and 'Old Man Willis' (by Tony Joe White himself) were the second single. 'Old Man Willis' was later re-recorded for the album '...Continued'.


Tony Joe

Monument Records,1970

	Stud-Spider (White)
	High Sherrif Of Calhoun Parrish (White)
	Widow Wimberly (White)
	Conjure Woman (White)
	Save Your Sugar For Me (White)
	Groupy Girl (White)
	Hard To Handle (Redding,Isbell,Jones)
	What Does It Take (Bullock,Bristol,Fuqua)
	My Friend (Fritts,Oldham)
	Stockholm Blues (White)
	Boom Boom (Hooker)
Produced by Tony Joe White and Billy Swan
Recorded at RCA Victor Studios, Nashville / Lyn-Lou Studios, Memphis 1970

Tony Joe White: Guitar, Harmonica
Norbert Putnam: Bass
Mike Utley: Organ
Jerry Carrigan: Drums
Tommy McClure: Bass
David Briggs: Organ
Sammy Creason: Drums
The Nashville Horns & Strings

This album was re-released on bootleg-CD by Movieplay/Intermusic from Portugal in 1993 with a different cover and another title (Groupy Girl). The second photo shows the CD cover.
Another re-release in 1997 by Warner Bros. also contained two additional songs - 'I Protest' (by Wayne Carson) and 'A Man Can Only Stand So Much Pain' (by Mickey Newbury) were Tony Joe White's third single.


Tony Joe White

Warner Bros., 1971

	They Caught The Devil (White)
	The Change (White)
	My Kind Of Woman (White)
	The Daddy (White)
	Black Panther Swamps (White)
	Five Summers For Jimmy (White)
	A Night In The Life Of A Swamp Fox (White)
	Traveling Bone (White)
	I Just Walked Away (White)
	Copper Kettle (White)
	Voodoo Village (White)
Produced by Peter Asher
Recorded at Sounds of Memphis Studio, Memphis and Ardent Recording Studio, Memphis on December 1-12, 1970

Tony Joe White: Guitar, Harmonica
Robert McGuffie: Bass
Sammy Creason: Drums
Mike Utley: Piano, Organ
Memphis Horns:
Wayne Jackson: Trumpet
Andrew Love: Tenor
James Mitchell: Baritone
Jack Hale: Trombone
Louis Collins: Tenor
Roger Hopps: Trumpet
String arrangements by Roger Hopps
Horn arrangements by the Memphis Horns

This album was re-released on CD by Warner Bros.


The Train I'm On

Warner Bros., 1972

	I've Got A Thing About You Baby (White)
	The Family (Hurley,Wilkins)
	If I Ever Saw A Good Thing (White)
	Beouf River Road (White)
	The Train I'm On (White)
	Even Trolls Love Rock'n'Roll (White)
	As The Crow Flies (White)
	Take Time To Love (White, Fritts)
	300 Pounds Of Hongry (Hinton, Fritts)
	The Migrant (White)
	Sidewalk Hobo (White)
	The Gospel Singer (White)
Produced by Jerry Wexler and Tom Dowd
Recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Tony Joe White: Guitar, Harmonica
Tippy Armstrong: Guitar
John Hughey: Pedal Steel Guitar
Roger Hawkins: Drums
David Hood: Bass
Barry Becket: Piano, Clavinet, Organ
Ronnie Baron: Organ, Electric Piano, Vibes, Congas
Charles Chalmers: Saxophone
String arrangements by Arif Mardin
Background vocal arrangements by Tom Dowd
Background vocals:
Charles Chalmers
Donna Rhodes
Sandy Rhodes
Terry Woodford
George Soule
Jerry Masters

TJW would return to Muscle Shoals Sounds Studio for the recording of "Closer To The Truth" in 1991
"Tony Joe White" and "The Train I'm On" were re-released as a double-lp under the title "Two Originals Of Tony Joe White".
This album was re-released on CD by Warner Bros.


Homemade Ice Cream

Warner Bros., 1973

	Saturday Night In Oak Grove Louisiana (White)
	For Ol' Times Sake (White)
	I Want Love (White)
	Homemade Ice Cream (White)
	Ol' Mother Earth (White)
	Lazy (White)
	California On My Mind (White)
	Backwoods Preacher Man (White)
	Takin' The Midnite Train (White)
	No News Is Good News (White)
	Did Somebody Make A Fool Out Of You (White)
Produced by Tom Dowd and Tony Joe White

Tony Joe White: Guitar, Harmonica
Reggie Young: Guitar
David Briggs: Piano, Organ
Norbert Putnam: Bass
Kenny Malone: Drums

This album was re-released on CD by Warner Bros.











Tony Joe White - his music / Martin Doppelbauer / November 2000 / Martin.Doppelbauer@arcor.de