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Swamp Dogg Teams With Bon Iver For an Auto-Tuned Take on the Blues

Swamp Dogg

Photos by David McMurry

Jerry Williams, Jr., did it all before it was ready to be done. In the early ’70s, after performing and songwriting for major labels under the name Little Jerry for several years, he rechristened himself Swamp Dogg: a subversive, socially-conscious outcast, armed with a transgressive, tawdry approach to Alabama soul music. (Williams’ moniker is a nod to the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section — a group of four white musicians affectionately known as The Swampers.)

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