Joe SouthBorn: 1940-02-28 - Died: 2012-09-05
Cause of Death: Heart failure
Who was Joe South :
Joe South was a well-known singer and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. He is mostly known for his original song of "Games People Play," which earned Grammies for both "Best Contemporary Song" and "Song of the Year."
Joe South was born as Joseph Alfred Souter, and started off his musical career in 1958 with the hit "The Purple People Eater Meets the Witch Doctor." South later played guitar for various well-known artists, such as: Aretha Franklin, Tommy Roe, Bob Dylan, and Simon & Garfunkel.