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Joel Phelps

Joel Phelps
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Singer/songwriter Joel R.L. Phelps initially earned notice as a member of indie rock stalwarts Silkworm, the group he co-founded in his native Missoula, MT in 1987. He left Silkworm in the wake of their 1994 effort Libertine, forming backing combo the Downer Trio with bassist Robert Mercer and drummer ...Read full biography
Warm Springs Night
Released: 1995
Label: El Recordo
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Warm Spring Nights is the first album Joel R.L. Phelps released after leaving Silkworm in 1994. As a vehicle for the singer/songwriter's emotion-wrought compositions, it's difficult to imagine more ideal ...Read full review
The Downer Trio : 3
Released: 1998
Label: IODA
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It's obvious from the opening notes of "The Way Down" that Joel R.L. Phelps is not going to try repeating the formula of his solo debut, Warm Spring Nights. On that album, the Downer Trio (which also includes ...Read full review
More Joel Phelps albums: Main Albums (5), Singles & EPs (1)
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