“I’m Not Selling Out, I’m Buying In” by Swamp Dogg - album review

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TJR says

LOL! Check that cover! Swamp Dogg, black man standing tall on a boardroom table, bedecked in resplendent white suit, complete with matching top hat and cane. Once again he’s looking down on the bemused boardroom’s natural inhabitants, all of whom happen to be white men dressed in dark suits. I guess these are the “low Friends in high places, just a bunch of devil’s wearing angel faces” that he sings about in the album. Any wise words (and he has quite a few) completely lose their impact on me, entirely due to the lame brand of funky session pop that’s on offer. Dire starter “Swamping Salutations” sets a fake Rock n Roll tone. Ouch. He seems to have turned into Meat Loaf. Any recovery from thereon is slight and not a single track packs a punch. It’s a sad day when the best thing about an album is its cover…

The Jukebox Rebel
15-Jan-2010

A1 [04:02] 2.2.png Swamp Dogg - Swamping Salutations / Wine, Women And Rock 'N' Roll (Jerry Williams Jr.) Rock n Roll / Rockabilly
A2 [05:02] 3.7.png Swamp Dogg - It’s Just A Little Time Left (Jerry Williams Jr.) Pop
A3 [04:50] 3.2.png Swamp Dogg - The Love We Got Ain’t Worth Two Dead Flies (Jerry Williams Jr., Maurice McCormick, Obie Jessie, Yvonne Williams) Pop
A4 [04:28] 2.6.png Swamp Dogg - Low Friends In High Places (Jerry Williams Jr., Tony Davis) Pop
B1 [05:06] 4.5.png Swamp Dogg - A Hundred And … (Jerry Williams Jr.) Disco / Funk
B2 [04:04] 3.6.png Swamp Dogg - Total Destruction To Your Mind Once Again (Jerry Williams Jr., Tony Davis) Disco / Funk
B3 [04:24] 4.0.png Swamp Dogg - California Is Drowning And I Live Down By The River (Jerry Williams Jr., Yvonne Williams) Pop
B4 [03:29] 2.8.png Swamp Dogg - Sexy, Sexy, Sexy #3 (Jerry Williams Jr.) Disco / Funk




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