Category Archives: Swamp Pop

“Yea, Yea, Daddy Let’s Go for a Ride” – Roy Perkins “Drop Top” on Gogurt Commercial

Poetic justice on a grand scale as the infectious strains of Roy Perkins’ “Drop Top” is currently getting massive airplay in a new Gogurt commercial on kiddy cable tv. I’ve seen several different kids repeat it after just one viewing- “BA DA BA DA DAAAAA – DROP TOP!” All hail ROY!

Top Ten Swamp Pop Songs – Billy Delle’s Records from the Crypt

Yat raconteur and one of the last great WWOZ dj’s – Billy Delle, recently counted down his top ten Swamp Pop records on his radio show. I grabbed a stack of post its and commenced to a writing. Starting it off with his own freewheeling scat interpretations of iconic New Orleans R&B hits Delle segued … Continue reading Top Ten Swamp Pop Songs – Billy Delle’s Records from the Crypt