Sam Phillips – The Looking Closer Interview

Introduction: An interview anticipated for two decades. I was 22 years old when I attended my first "celebrity interview." … [Read more...]

“Charming and Dangerous”

My collegue-in-blogging Clint M. pointed me to this review of Sam Phillips' "A Boot and a Shoe," which includes this excellent description of Sam's work: … [Read more...]

A “Thank You” 20 Years in the Making

I have wanted to meet Sam Phillips since 1986. That dream has become increasingly strong over the years since then, as her songs have become the most personal and important to me out of any music I've heard. If I had to choose ten songs that have meant the most to me in my lifetime, about half of them would be hers.Last night, I discovered that our dinner table for a party of six was placed directly in front of the microphone. Couldn't have been closer. And then, about 40 minutes after a … [Read more...]

Sam Phillips… live in Seattle this Tuesday.

Sam Phillips is playing this Tuesday at the Century Ballroom in Seattle. I’ll be there. … [Read more...]


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