His songs are like lullabies straight from the spirit world to you. No one sounds like Washington Phillips and no house should be without a copy of this early Mississippi release. For international orders with only items cassette, CD, or LP - After your order is placed, please email [email protected] with your nine-digit order confirmation number to confirm shipping details and we will adjust the shipping when applicable.
Thanks for your support! Remember me Don't have an account, create one now Forgot Password. Mississippi Records. Today, Bach is revered as one of the true musical giants of history, but he was relatively unknown for the two centuries after his death, aside from a few famous pieces.
All of this is to say, while this and the other few songs recorded by Phillips would turn out to be immensely influential on later artists, including some who would go on to found what we call Rock n Roll, the artist himself was a farm laborer, amateur preacher and musician who died in poverty.
This is one of 18 songs he recorded in , at sessions in Dallas; as far as is known, he recorded no others. However, later interviews with the recording engineer revealed that Phillips required a minute instrument assembly period before sessions could begin.
Since the Dolceola requires no assembly, it seems more likely that Phillips made his own instruments from parts of broken or discarded ones and named them as he wished. University of Illinois Press.
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