Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Friday, August 17th, 2018 comes from Joe Tex!
On August 28th, 1965, "I Want To (Do Everything For You)" entered Billboard's Hot 100 and worked its way up to #23, spending thirteen weeks in the chart.
Joe Tex, born Joseph Arington Jr. on August 8th, 1933 in Rogers, Texas was an R&B singer/songwriter.
Joe placed twenty-eight songs in the Hot 100 between 1964 and 1977, including three Gold Records. In the R&B chart, he placed twenty seven songs in the that Top 40, includiing four #1s between 1964 and 1976.
Joe died from a heart attack on August 13th, 1982 at the age of 49.