Swamp Dogg – “Good, Better, Best” (Feat. Justin Vernon)

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Next month, Swamp Dogg (aka Jerry Williams Jr.) is releasing a new album, Sorry You Couldn’t Make It, the follow-up to 2018’s career reinvention … More »

Swamp Dogg – “Memories” (Feat. John Prine & Justin Vernon)

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MemoriesSix decades into his career, outsider soul legend Swamp Dogg is still taking risks. He reinvented himself with his last studio album, 2018’s Love, Loss, And Auto-Tune. And now he’s doing it again with the forthcoming Sorry You Couldn’t Make It, which finds him diving wholeheartedly into the country music of his youth. More »

Swamp Dogg – “Sleeping Without You Is A Dragg” (Feat. Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis, & Channy Leaneagh)

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Jerry Williams Jr. has been putting out outsider soul albums as Swamp Dogg consistently since the ’70s. Last year, he underwent a reinvention of sorts with his 22nd studio album, Love, Loss, And Auto-Tune. As the title suggests, it found the singer embracing AutoTune and a more experimental production style, and he’s continuing … More »

Stream Swamp Dogg’s Comeback Album Love, Loss, And Auto-Tune

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Swamp-Dogg-Love-Loss-And-Auto-TuneSwamp Dogg has been an outsider-soul legend for decades. Back in the ’60s, Jerry Williams, Jr. was one of many talented but relatively anonymous soul singers and songwriters. But at the dawn of the ’70s, he reinvented himself as a psychedelic gutbucket showman, recording brilliantly weird concept albums like Total Destruction To Your Mind. He’s … More »

Swamp Dogg – “Answer Me, My Love”

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Swamp DoggThe great cult soul singer Swamp Dogg is 75 years old, and he’s still pushing his music out into strange new places. On his new album Love, Loss, And Auto-Tune, he teams up with Poliça and Gayngs producer Ryan Olson, experimenting with digital vocal effects and synthetic sounds. That experimentation led to great things on … More »

Swamp Dogg – “I’ll Pretend” (Feat. Justin Vernon) Video

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Swamp-Dogg-Ill-Pretend-videoSwamp Dogg is a gutbucket-soul legend, an artist who pushed his genre as far as it would go in the ’70s. The man born Jerry Williams, Jr. started out as a fairly traditional ’60s soul singer and songwriter, but he came into his own when he became a wild, expressive showman, developing a whole outsider … More »