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swamper

n. a helper or assistant, especially an assistant in food service or in trucking. (Very old.) This guy and his swamper showed up to deliver the stuff, but neither one of them would touch it.
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In 1969, the Swampers left FAME and started their own studio, Muscle Shoals Sound.
And then take a musical cruise through places like Muscle Shoals, Alabama with members of the legendary Swampers, to Clarksdale, Mississippi and authentic delta-blues acts like the colorful "Super Chikan Johnson, 81 year old Leo Bud Welch and 15 year-old prodigy "Kingfish" Ingram.
All have beaten a path to Florence, Muscle Shoals and Sheffield to harness the creativity of the Swampers.
This method doesn't pose a problem in water less than 20 feet deep, but holding blocks in depths deeper than that can be a daunting task--unless you're Captain Brian Rhodes, founder of The Swampers, an outfitting service in Rhode Island.
One reason was the four-man houseband - called the Swampers - who provided the bedrock of the worldfamous sound.
They were swampers, gaunt, malaria-ridden men appearing from nowhere, who ran trap-lines for coons or perhaps farmed little patches of cotton and corn along the edge of the bottom, in clothes but little better than Sam Fathers" (163).
The swampers hunt because they need to eat; they are what Alabama sportsman Johnson J.
She considers communities of rice planters, slaves and fugitives, antebellum writers, Seminoles, surveyors, lumber companies, Swampers, the government, and preservationists, conflicts between each group, and their individual views about the area.
Two swampers, who cut brush to make path to get tree out of the yard.
The swampers who lived within the Okefenokee until the early 20th century learned to find their way around by studying the thickness of tree bark.
One of those bands was The Swampers, whose members later opened the rival Sound Studio.
The sought after "Muscle Shoals Sound" was initially created at FAME studios with its original house band, and later the Swampers, under visionary producer Rick Hall.
Years after watching the first Swampers video on VHS titled The Nor' Easter, my dreams of hunting the Atlantic Coast for sea ducks appeared to be coming true.
The English translation of the Sodra Karr's Web site URL is "The South Swampers Now," since the Swedish word "NU" means "NOW" in English.