Video: Swamp Dogg “Billy”

This is a video to give your full attention to.  It’s brilliantly animated and tells a heart-breaking story.  Those characterful, emotional vocals we expect from Swamp Dogg are perfect for this tale of loss and hope.  Taken from the new album ‘Sorry You Couldn’t Make It’, it’s a piano-led ballad.  Continue reading “Video: Swamp Dogg “Billy””

Swamp Dogg “Sleeping Without You Is A Dragg” – Listen

Echoey twang, mournful lovelorn lyrics, piano by Justin Vernon?  Yup – we’re all set to start as we mean to carry on  in 2020.  Swamp Dogg  is the handle of 77 year old Jerry Williams, who is anxious to redefine his psychedelic soul superhero image, telling one and all that he’s always considered himself as country : “If you notice I use a lot of horns,but actually, if you listen to my records before I start stacking shit on it, I’m country. I sound country.”    Fair – to a point, if The Duke & The King or The Felice Brothers are country, then sure, Swamp Dogg is too. Continue reading “Swamp Dogg “Sleeping Without You Is A Dragg” – Listen”