Top Washington Phillips Albums
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Washington Phillips and His Manzarene Dreams
Washington Phillips and His Manzarene Dreams
[2016]
Washington Phillips
Washington Phillips
[2015]
Paul and Silas in Jail (Remastered) - Single
Paul and Silas in Jail (Remastered) - Single
[2012]
The Key to the Kingdom
The Key to the Kingdom
[2005]
Related Information for Washington Phillips
Washington Phillips (January 11, 1880 – September 20, 1954) was a Texan gospel singer and musician. Phillips died in 1954 in Teague, Texas.Phillips recorded eighteen songs, all between 1927 and 1929, though only sixteen survived. Some of his songs amount to highly specific and detailed gospel sermons, featuring Phillips' voice self-accompanied by an instrument that sounds like a fretless zither. This instrument, which has been variously identified as a Dolceola, a Celestaphone, two Celestaphones tuned in octaves attached side-by-side, or a Phonoharp (and also is considered by some to be an instrument entirely home-made by Phillips) creates a unique sound on these recordings that makes them immediately recognizable.Phillips was c... read more