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The Rev: Swamp Stomp Delivers Hell of A Fight

BluesMusicFan Radio's, Reverend Lobo reviewed Swamp Stomp on his world-wide, Thursday broadcast.  The transcription of the review is below:

"Todays album review, Swamp Stomp. I was fortunate enough to talk with Iron Mike Norton, the other day, and then gave his entire album a listen, and let me tell you, Iron Mike may make you think of a pro fighter, but with good reason.  The man doesn't only swamp stomp, he gets down right dirty and kick some righteous gator tail.

Iron Mike is truly one bad ass blues boy, and he brings you 13 rounds of a hell of a good fight, with jabs and punches like, Killer Bee and Dead Man's Stomp. While the album was released last year, I felt it well worth a review, especially after getting the chance to talk to him the other day. i could go on, but I'm gonna let you decide for yourself. here is the self proclaimed, king of swamp stomp. Iron Mike and Dead Man's Stomp and Shake My Tree." (songs cued)

"Iron Mike Norton is described by peers and critics as one of the most innovative and creative artists in the genre and with good reason. Swamp stomp delivers not only Iron Mike and his unique slide guitar, but also Ralph Tarr and David Cotten, who work together to bring a truly powerful blues album that provides you with a good ole' southern style, stompified, knock out punch. The Rev says bless yourself with this album if you haven't already."

Reverend Lobo broadcasts on on Wednesday, 5:00 - 7:00 PM EST; 22:00 - 00:00 UTC and Thursdays 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST; 16:00 - 18:00 UTC.

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