Tony Joe White

Join us for a full hour of the people, sounds, music and events, spliced together into A Shortcut Through 2018 (part 1.) An audio journal of the past twelve months featuring Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Aretha Franklin, Anthony Bourdain, Barack & Michelle Obama, Bettye LaVette, Billy Graham, Brett Kavanuagh, The Black Eyed Peas, Barbara Bush, Bob Dorough, Burt Reynolds, Cardi B, Cat Power & Lana Del Rey, Charles Aznavour, Childish Gambino, Clarence Fountain & The Blind Boys of Alabama, Colin Kaepernick, Christine Blasey Ford, Dan Ingram, Dave Chap


Singer-songwriter-guitarist Tony Joe White passed away on October 24, 2018 at the age of 75. Probably best known for writing the 1970 hit "Rainy Night in Georgia", he also wrote "Polk Salad Annie" which was recorded by both Elvis Presley and Tom Jones. As a tribute, we re-broadcast our 2014 interview with Tony Joe White.