Joe Tex Quotes

Best Quotations by Joe Tex

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F. Tex would claim later that he sold musical rights to the composition "Fever" to King Records staff due to failure to pay rent. Born in Rogers Texas and raised in Baytown Tex's career started after he was signed to King Records in 1955 following four wins at the Apollo Theater.

Joseph Arrington Jr. (August 8 1935– August 13 1982) better known as "Joe Tex" was an American musician who gained success in the 1960s and 1970s with his brand of Southern soul which mixed the styles of country gospel and rhythm and blues. Tex's style of speaking over the background of his music helped to make him one of the predecessors of the modern style of rap music.