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Joshie Armstead

Josephine Armstead, born in Yazzoo City, Mississippi, is a singer, songwriter and actress from 1961 to 1990. Often known as "Joshie" Jo Armstead. After being introduced to the blues music by her grandfather, "Joshie" began singing in juke joints and clubs as a teenager. With Bobby Blue Bland and Little Melvin. In 1961 she formed the Ikettes for ... See full bio »

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Known For

Get Rich or Die Tryin'
(2005)
The Crew
The Crew Soundtrack
(2000)

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 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #21.130 (2013) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.119 (2013) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.95 (2013) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.86 (2013) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.7 (2012) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #19.39 (2011) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.30 (2011) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Dr. Jill Biden/Ted Danson/Trampoline Stunt on 53rd Street (2011) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.5 (2011) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.178 (2011) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor", "Let's Go Get Stoned" - uncredited)
 2010 Bones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rocker in the Rinse Cycle (2010) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor")
  Uvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 26 June 2009 (2009) ... (lyrics: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - as Jo Armstead) / (music: "I Don't Need No Doctor" - as Jo Armstead)
 2009 Ashford and Simpson: The Real Thing (Video) (writer: "Let's Go Get Stoned")
 2006 Jools's Hootenanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jools' 14th Annual Hootenanny (2006) ... (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor")
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (as Josephine Armstead, "Best Friend")
 2000 The Crew (writer: "I Don't Need No Doctor")
 1990 Woodstock: The Lost Performances (Video documentary) (writer: "Let's Go Get Stoned" - as Josephine Armstead)
 1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 October 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Casanova")
 1979 Schoolhouse Rock! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Do the Circulation (1979) ... (performer: "Do the Circulation")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.48 (1965) ... (writer: "You're Absolutely Right")
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 1978 The Wiz
The Wiz Singers Adult Choir (voice, uncredited)
 1973 Don't Play Us Cheap
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Singer-songwriter. Member of the Ikettes in 1961. Co-wrote "Let's Go Get Stoned" and "I Don't Need No Doctor" for Ray Charles, "Cry Like A Baby" for Aretha Franklin, "Come On Sock It To Me" for Syl Johnson and "Jealous Kind Of Fellow" for Garland Green. Had a #28 R&B hit with "Stone Good Lover" in 1968.

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