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Festival At The Barn 

We are excited to be a part of this. It's right outside of Danville Va. If you live close you don't want to miss this event full of fun and fellowship.


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The History Behind The Name "Booger Swamp" by Tom Smith 

When I started Booger Swamp I was a staff musician at a large church in Yadkinville, NC. Its address was 2200 Booger Swamp Road. The preacher at that time had a radio program on Saturday mornings and would always end it with a  “ Ya’ll come see us tomorrow on Booger Swamp road!”  

All the large southern gospel groups that would sing there would always say  “It sure is good to be back on Booger Swamp Road!” 

It seemed like great advertising! I know God laid the name on my heart but I never knew he would narrow us down to seven talented people with one being an excellent songwriter. I also had no idea our CD’s would be played all over the world! 

The history of the road is, back in the last century, kids walked the road going to school. Back then there was a swamp at the bottom. Parents, trying to protect their kids, would tell them that there were boogers (or the booger man) in there and to not cut through the swamp. 

Dena Wood of Texas loved our music but at first she didn’t like our name. Upon hearing this story  she said not to change our name. This world is a bigger swamp than ever and that God’s children need to listen to the advice of those early parents and to stay out! There’s a bigger booger out there trying to destroy God’s children today! 

Now you know the rest of the story! It does get people’s attention and you don’t forget the name! God’s got a sense of humor! 

Tom Smith 

Booger Swamp Rhythm Section

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The Booger Swamp Rhythm Section came to Mountain Island Community Church a few weeks ago. They did not put on a show. It was as if they had invited us into their living room as they just sang, played and testified. The music and the message was spot on. I had listened to some of their songs on their website before but the in-person experience was so much better. The leader singer is so talented and the harmonies made my heart sing. You know how you hear a good sermon and you think of all the people you wish could have heard it. That’s the way I felt. My first thought was to rent out the Charlotte Convention Center and fill it up. I didn’t to that but I purchased their albums and I have played A New Beginning over and over. 
This is the first review I have ever written. And it was unsolicited. 

-Frank Free


  We thoroughly enjoyed hearing the Booger Swamp Rhythm Section at Boonville Baptist Church. It was fun to sing along with the old gospel songs that we love so much. We were impressed with the songs that Sam Fore wrote also. Praise goes to the talented musicians - piano, steel guitar, violin, bass, drums, and guitar.

-ShaRee Parker


This afternoon I listened to the A New Beginning CD.  It is the best gospel music I have ever heard!  The a cappella at the end of Closer Walk brought tears if was so beautiful.  All the original songs were wonderful, better than most old standards. Sam Fore is really blessed.  I loved the Blood He Shed the most for lyrics and loved Now I'm Coming Home the most for the music which was sweet and easy.  And you are right: I Know Mom's Still Waiting for me is just outstanding.  And Tommy's piano licks were simply astonishingly beautiful. That fellow has a gift.

-Dalane Kitzman 

What a Wonderful Collection of Music 

First off, full disclosure. This is not the type of music I tend to listen to. And boy am I glad I did. The songs are heartfelt, joyful, and obviously genuine. The performances are first rate. The musicianship is stellar. From a recording standpoint I was very impressed. It sounds as if a lot of care went into the quality of the recording. Very spacious, and detail oriented. The voice of Sam Fore is quite moving. No slight on anyone else in the band. I think all of the songs are very good, and am blown away at the overall quality.

-Jim Raines 

THANK YOU again for the two CDs you gave me yesterday during your visit.  Just as I thought, the song “I Know Mom’s Still Waiting” made me cry.  It is a great song, and so is your rendition of  “Closer Walk With Thee.”  However, I must say my absolute favorite song on the first CD is “He Gives Us What We Need.”  That is such a GREAT song as the message is so beautifully conveyed!

-Candice Allen