Ervin Rouse Played The South Florida Alligator Circuit

After the Orange Blossom Special made him rich, Ervin Rouse went right on fiddle boxing all over Miami Dade County, partying all over Loop Road, and off Tamiami Trail somewhere.

Deep in the razor sharp sawgrass of the Everglades, he kept the moonshine flowing, Cadillac airboat engines revving, stilt houses shaking, juke joints rocking, and froggers gigging out all over camps that ruled the region.

Every so often he’d come up for air in Miami to play a show downtown or pick up supplies; and to record for Henry Stone.

Stone and Ervin Rouse and his brothers Jack and Gordon got along great.

Way down at the bottom of a box in a Hialeah warehouse, tapes from their sessions showed up with the Rouse’s name on a 1950s Scotch box, we digitized them for the first time ever, and now they are available to YOU as the Outta The Swamp EP.

Featuring a slew of gems that haven’t come out since their original pressings on DeLuxe Records, and one completely unreleased track, this Rouse Brothers collection will have you transported to the 1950’s quicker than a catfish eats mud.

Search Rouse Brothers – Outta The Swamp EP anywhere music is sold or streamed and support great music!

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