Swamp Dogg’s ‘Blackgrass’ is one of the best country albums of the year

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Ken Tucker
June 5, 2024
NPR
Interview

Swamp Dogg, aka Jerry Williams Jr., began his career in the 1960s. Now 81, he demonstrates that, in his long career in R&B, soul and funk, country is another road he’s traveled.

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