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Sam Phillips
Born: Jan 28, 1962 in Glendale, CA
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Genre: Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: The acid pop singer/songwriter born Leslie Phillips earned the nonsensical nickname "Sam" as a child; only when she was recording her debut album did she finally hear of the other, more renowned Sam Phillips and learn of his legacy as the founder of Sun Records, the label which launched the careers of ...Read full biography
Martinis And Bikinis
Released: 1994
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
With Martinis and Bikinis, Sam Phillips' music turns decidedly Beatlesque: edgier and more psychedelic than her previous work, songs like "Strawberry Road" and "Same Rain" springboard from John Lennon-inspired ...Read full review
Fan Dance
Released: 2001
Label: Nonesuch
Critics' Rating:
Sam Phillips' best songs display an honesty and lyrical humility that's engaging, brave, and sometimes a bit startling; plenty of singer/songwriters take pleasure in wallowing in their spiritual and emotional ...Read full review
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