Joe Tex | Ace Records | Joetexsu
Yusuf Hazziez (Joe Tex) was born Joseph Arrington Jr in 1938. In the mid-fifties he was singing in a group called The Sunbeams. Yum Yum was recorded in New Orleans in 1959 for Ace Records using Little Richard’s backing band and featuring Allen Toussaint on organ. The UK Sue single did not show a recording date. His long association with Dial Records, mostly distributed by Atlantic, started in 1961. Joe Tex died of a heart attack in 1982.
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Updated 17 August 2016