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Swamp Dogg Bites Back

Andrew Purcell, Guardian, The, 15 June 2007

"WHEN I FELT like I needed profanity, I used profanity," Swamp Dogg begins. And as he cheerfully swears his way through his 50 years in showbusiness, it's easy to see why he remained a cult figure while his peers went mainstream. He wrote like Sly Stone and sang like Van Morrison, but took so many diversions he never arrived.

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