In 1970 the Southern soul music maverick Jerry Williams, Jr. made the most radical move of his
career. Frustrated with music business politics Williams reinvented himself as Swamp Dogg, an
irreverent anti-hero smashing the conventions of commercial R&B music. Swamp Dogg's debut
release Total Destruction to Your Mind featured a post-apocalyptic take on the Muscle Shoals'
sound, with lyrics inspired by the revolutionary politics and psychedelic drugs of the late '60s.
The music on Total Destruction to Your Mind stood worlds apart from the formulaic pop tunes
Williams started cutting in 1954 under the name Little Jerry, and Swamp Dogg hasn't looked
Now, nearly fifty years after his debut release, Swamp Dogg stands on the precipice of
another radical reinvention. His latest creation is titled Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune a nine song
collection featuring production by Poli a's Ryan Olson. Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune finds
Swamp Dogg's bluesy southern soul colliding head-on with 21st Century electronic music