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What It Is – Is Swamp Music – Is What It Is

Jerry Wexler, Billboard, December 1969

AT DRUMMER Sammy Creason’s Halloween party in Memphis, his new boss, singer Tony Joe White, holds his breath to close his pores, removes a black widow from his personal mason jar of spiders and puts it on the back of his hand.

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