Joe Simon was an American soul and R&B musician has died at the age of 85, the cause for his death is not known. Following the news of Joe Simon’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the musician, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user said “BREAKING NEWS: Sad news. The great soul singer Joe Simon passed away last night. Many of y’all have heard me jamming his music, especially the hit song, “The Chokin’ Kind.” His daughter, Denice, sent me an IG DM personally notifying me of his passing because she 1/2.” Another tweeted “One of the best to ever do it singer Joe Simon has died. Born in Louisiana, Simon starting having hits in the early 60s. His biggest include: Power of Love, Get Down, Get Down, The Chokin’ Kind and Drowning in the Sea of Love (written by Gamble & Huff). RIP to a true soul man!.” While another tweeted “If you wanted to hear old traditional Black Radio in LA..this was a taste of the KGFJ playlist.. Rest Peacefully Bishop Simon.” The fourth suer tweeted “#JoeSimon quite rightly won a Grammy for his classic recording of this extraordinary song written by Harlan Howard. One more reminder that at their best, great R%B & great Country Music can be the same thing. #RIPJoeSimon.”
What was Joe Simon Net Worth?
Joe Simon Net Worth
$2 Million USD
Joe Simon was an American soul and R&B musician. He was born on September 2, 1943 in Simmesport, LA, he was 85 years old at time of his death. He made his consistent presence on the US charts between 1964 and 198. His biggest hits included three number one entries on the US Billboard R&B chart: “Power of Love” (1972), “Get Down, Get Down (Get on the Floor)” (1975) and “The Chokin’ Kind” (1969). He joined the Golden West Gospel Singers and became influenced by Arthur Prysock and Sam Cooke. He released his R&B hits including “Trouble in My Home”, “Step By Step”, “Pool of Bad Luck”, “I Need You, You Need Me”, “Carry Me”, 1975’s “Get Down, Get Down (Get on the Floor)” and “Music in My Bones”. In 1993 he produced the album Lay My Burden Down.
The estimated Net Worth of Joe Simon is around $2 Million USD.
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