Joe Tex

Joe Tex bio

Birth Name: Joseph Arrington Jr.

Occupation: Soul Singer

Place Of Birth: Texas

Date Of Birth: August 8, 1933

Date Of Death: August 13, 1982

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Joe Tex was born on the 8th of August, 1933. He was famous for being a Soul Singer. His Southern soul hits “Skinny Legs,” “All,” and “I Gotcha” had popular followings in the 1960s and 1970s.

Joe Tex was born in Texas. He won a talent contest in Houston, which sent him on a trip to New York City where he appeared in amateur competitions at the Apollo Theater. He had a well-publicized feud with singer James Brown and the two sparred over songwriting credits, as well as women.

Joe Tex was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Joe Tex was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Joseph Arrington Jr. is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Joe’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Joe Tex’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Joe Tex’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Joe Tex kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Joe Tex was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph Arrington Jr.
NICKNAME: Yusuf Hazziez
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Joe Tex was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Joe Tex was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Joe Tex had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Joe Tex’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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