Dancers, record: \"Superlove\" (Skyy) @4:2204. Both Plummer and Barr believe the rich history of Tex and the members of the Soul Clan will have mass appeal to Pittsburghers. 8, Reservoir Dogs [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack], Sounds of the Seventies: Seventies Top Forty, Have a Nice Decade: The 70s Pop Culture Box, Stone Cold Funk: A Galaxy of Original Rare Grooves, The Seventies - A Decade to Remember: Soul Explosion, The Seventies: A Decade to Remember [K-Tel UK]. Like songs of another Southern soul favorite, Otis Redding, Tex's "I Gotcha" was sampled by various hip-hop and soul acts. Soul Train pays respect to Joe Tex, who died on August 13, 1982. His widow told me Tex’s warts and all. Floyd never recorded the song, but during the late '60s Tex did, though it was never released. He began singing on stage at the Apollo Theater and won first place in a talent contest in 1954, which garnered him a record deal. (For more information, contact New Horizon Theater at 412-431-0773 or firstname.lastname@example.org. His last major hit, “I Gotcha” was released in 1972. Special group rates are available. But the process was a labor of love. 12 on the U.S. charts. “Skinny Legs and All” and “Men Are Getting Scarce” were also Top 10 hits for Tex. Tex was born Joseph Arrington Jr. Aug. 8, 1933, in Rogers, Texas. Opening credits02. 8, Reservoir Dogs [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack], Sounds of the Seventies: Seventies Top Forty, Have a Nice Decade: The 70s Pop Culture Box, Stone Cold Funk: A Galaxy of Original Rare Grooves, The Seventies - A Decade to Remember: Soul Explosion, The Seventies: A Decade to Remember [K-Tel UK]. Funkadelic (Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon and Grady Thomas) - \"Connections and Disconnections\" and interview @7:1205. Copyright © 2020. If you dug David Banner, Arrested Development, Erykah Badu or the early Outkast music, you’ll love Joe Tex. https://soundcloud.com/slopppy-seconds/tracks01. They were given the unbelievable opportunity to impact their communities with the music,” Barr said. The Story of Joe Tex and the Soul Clan” will play from May 21-30 at the Grey Box Theater, 3595 Butler St., in Lawenceville. Midpoint song: \"Make That Move\" (Shalamar) @17:1408. Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment. One of them, "I Gotcha," was written with King Floyd in mind. I wanted to show that Tex was not one-dimensional. I wrote this because I loved Joe Tex and James Brown because they both could sing and dance. The images should not contain any sexually explicit content, race hatred material or other offensive symbols or images. I Believe I'm Gonna Make It: The Best of Joe Tex, Soul Hits of the 70s: Didn't It Blow Your Mind!, Vol. These were strong and determined Black men who were making their own decisions. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for seniors and students with ID. The singer re-recorded the song in late 1971 at The Sound Shop in Nashville. Tex talked about serious and good things in his music. Joe Tex gave a memorable, energetic performance on TV's Soul Train which included gravity-defying microphone stand tricks and culminated with the singer chasing and catching one of the show's female dancers in the closing minutes of the record. Joe Tex clips: "I Gotcha" and "Give the Baby Anything the Baby Wants" (from ST #12, Dec-18-1971) and "Ain't Gonna Bump No More" (from ST #216, Mar-26-1977)Special guest Barry White performs "Change", "Passion" and "I Got That Love Fever.". The song spent 11 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and sold a million copies in 1966. Elijah Muhammad, former head of the Black Moslems that later became the Nation of Islam, The story is set at the pinnacle of Tex’s career and showcases both his strengths and weaknesses through his feel-good songs including “Skinny Legs and All,” “Ain’t Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman”) and “Show Me.”. You can see the latest music videos, movies, tv shows, funny, extreme videos on our featured content. In addition to Tex, the play also mentions musical legends Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett and Ben E. King who made up the Soul Clan group along with Tex. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2 and stayed on the charts for 20 weeks. Dancers, record: "You're Lying" (Linx) @1:43 03. Joe Tex gave a memorable, energetic performance on TV's Soul Train which included gravity … Released as the B-side of "Mother's Prayer," DJs flipped the single over and began playing "I Gotcha." In addition to Tex, King, Pickett and Burke, the Soul Clan also included singers Arthur Conley, “Do You Like Soul Music” and Don Conway. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Joe Tex - I Gotcha at Discogs. He also did jack-leg preaching like Kirk Franklin and Donnie McClurkin do. “I’m excited to see what Eileen will do with ‘I Gotcha,’” Plummer said. I was intrigued. Released as the B-side of "Mother's Prayer," DJs flipped the single over and began playing "I Gotcha." Some of the singers most popular solo hits will be featured in the play including Burke’s “Cry To Me,” Wilson’s “Midnight Hour” and King’s “This Magic Moment.”. “Joe Tex was the first country-soul-rapper. Dancers, record: \"Take It To The Top\" (Kool \u0026 The Gang) @27:4110. He cheated on his wife, but he was very generous to people and he was a good provider. ", See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions, Please read the following before uploading. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. “My main goal was to tell the truth. Tex re-recorded "I Gotcha" as a sly ballad on his 1978 LP Rub Down. Under Killen’s tutelage, “Hold On To What You’ve Got” was a No. The play opened to critical acclaim at the Black Ensemble Theater in Chicago last year. After the release Tex decided to retire. Floyd never recorded the song, but during the late '60s Tex did, though it was never released. If it hadn’t been for them, Atlantic Records may not exist. “I Gotcha! Opening credits 02. Playwright Joe Plummer said that New Horizon Theater knows how to bring the Black experience to the stage. Before he died, Michael Jackson credited Joe Tex for his dance moves. Show times are 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Show times are 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Newer Post Older Post Home. “They all got along very well and three of the four members of the Soul Clan are in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. He died two years later—five days after his 49th birthday. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for seniors and students with ID. I Believe I'm Gonna Make It: The Best of Joe Tex, Soul Hits of the 70s: Didn't It Blow Your Mind!, Vol. The Story of Joe Tex and the Soul Clan” to the stage. Morris previously produced one of New Horizon’s most successful plays, “Get Ready,” which was also penned by Plummer. I wanted to make sure Tex got his just due.”. We had to take him seriously.”. “I’m a country boy and Joe Tex was a country boy before country was cool. The singer re-recorded the song in late 1971 at The Sound Shop in Nashville. You’ll see a lot of Joe Tex in them. The Story of Joe Tex and the Soul Clan” to Pittsburgh. The Soul Clan was formed in 1968 and disbanded in 1969. It’s good that Pittsburgh is doing this play,” Barr said. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search This Blog. To help find information for the play, Plummer traveled to Tex’s hometown and spoke with his aunt, widow and sons to learn more about the mysterious singer. ), Join our newsletter and get updates in your inbox. “‘I Gotcha’ is a true story. The I Gotcha LP went to number five R&B and number 17 pop, spawning the singles "Give the Baby Anything the Baby Wants" and "You Said a Bad Word." That’s why the Chicago-based writer, and co-writer David Barr, were excited when the theater company decided to bring “I Gotcha! “We had so much information that we didn’t know what to cut out. “It was a painful process,” Barr said jokingly. |, Special guest Barry White performs "Change", "Passion" and "I Got That Love Fever. Betty Wright - \"I Like Your Loving\" @37:5613. Plummer enlisted the help of his good friend, writer David Barr, to make the story come to life. All Rights Reserved. When I started to research, I found out that there weren’t too many quotes out there.” said Plummer. We provide the best quality videos for download and watching. The song went to No. I Gotcha MP3 Song by Joe Tex from the album Joe Tex ''serious Soul''.