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Swamp Dogg

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"Whistle Dixie Out Your Ass": Swamp Dogg

Report and Interview by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, 15 October 1970

SAN FRANCISCO – Swamp Dogg had just finished taping a four-song set for a quadraphonic television show, and now everyone was up in the control ...

Rat On! — Swamp Dogg

Review by John Morthland, Creem, June 1971

Swamp Dogg don’t fuck around. Besides writing or co-writing (many with U.S. Bonds) eight of the album’s 10 songs, he arranged produced, played piano, did ...

Swamp Dogg: "Maybe I'm doomed to obscurity." The Jerry William, Jr. Story — the R&B Genius Nobody Knows

Profile and Interview by Bob Merlis, Words & Music, August 1972

"I'M STILL paying dues I don't have to pay," says producer-arranger-musician-singer-promotion man Jerry Williams, Jr. on the eve of his thirtieth birthday. "I should have ...

Swamp Dogg

Interview by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 5 April 1975

"WHERE ELSE BUT in America could a person own a Rolls-Royce, an Eldorado Mark IV, a Mercedes limousine, an estate in Long Island, an apartment ...

Swamp Dogg: Have You Heard This Story??

Review by Gene Sculatti, Creem, June 1975

IN ONE SENSE Jerry ‘Swamp Dogg’ Williams suffers from the same ailment which all but debilitated acts like Slade or Roxy or (until recently) Randy ...

The "Swamp Dogg" Story

Retrospective and Interview by Joe McEwen, Black Music, December 1975

Joe McEwen talks to soul's most successful failure... ...

Bootsy's Rubber Band a snappy little number

Report by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 1 May 1976

KEEP YOUR ears pimmed back for Bootsy's Rubber Band, a nifty little album soon to be released by WEA. ...

Swamp Dogg

Interview by Richie Unterberger, Perfect Sound Forever, 10 February 1997

"If you know the extension of the party with whom you wish to speak, dial it and stop wasting our time! If you have money ...

Cover Story: A Dogg with Attitude

Special Feature by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, 22 November 2000

How a pint-sized pooch danced for his record label. ...

Swamp Dogg Bites Back

Interview by Andrew Purcell, The Guardian, 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 ...

Swamp Dogg and the Revelations: City Winery, NYC

Live Review by Andy Schwartz, Rock's Backpages, 4 June 2010

IT WAS EARLY May, the gig was two weeks away, and things weren't looking good for the star of the show, Jerry Williams Jr. a/k/a ...


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