Did you see this morning’s blog about singer/songwriter Joe South? He died of a heart attack yesterday at age 72. Joe wraps up the current Celebrity Death Trifecta. This one includes TWO famous songwriters:
I played Joe’s hit from 1969, “Games People Play” on the show today. He won two Grammys for that one! But, do you know the OTHER songs he wrote – but, didn’t sing? You’ll be surprised at some of these!
“Rose Garden” (as sung by Lynn Anderson):
“Hush” (as sung by Deep Purple):
“Yo-Yo” (as sung by The Osmonds):
“Down In The Boondocks” (as sung by Billy Joe Royal):
Here’s Joe performing his own hit, “Games People Play”:
You get bonus points if you remember THIS one: