Blues and country music legend Tony Joe White has died at age 75, confirmed by his family.

According to his family, he died suddenly late Wednesday afternoon at his home in Leiper’s Fork. His son Jody White said:

“He wasn’t ill at all. He just had a heart attack…there was no pain or suffering.”

White has became famous with these songs, “Polk Salad Annie” and “Rainy Night in Georgia.” in ’60s.

An official statement revealed on Tony’s Facebook page. Here:

“We are with broken hearts to announce that Tony Joe White has passed away at the age of 75. A true legend that will always be remembered as a real artist.”

We are with broken hearts to announce that Tony Joe White has passed away at the age of 75. A true legend that will always be remembered as a real artist.

Gepostet von Tony Joe White am Donnerstag, 25. Oktober 2018