9/5/12- Legendary Songwriter Joe South dies

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Singer-songwriter Joe South, who penned hits in the 1960s and 1970s such as “Hush,” “Yo Yo” “Rose Garden” and “Down in the Boondocks” died Wednesday. South was 72. He also wrote and performed songs like “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” and “Games People Play.” South, whose real name was Joseph Souter, died at his home in Buford, GA.
South was an inductee in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

Written by: Barry Scott

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