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Sam Phillips – Reflecting Light

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Just about this time eleven years ago, Sam Phillips released the second of what would become a trio of excellent albums for Nonesuch Records, A Boot And A Shoe. It’s an album that was described by the Los Angeles Times as delivering “deft, powerful strokes” and Billboard proclaimed it: “A disc of graceful beauty”.

We could not have agreed more! You may also recognize its’ sixth track, the striking “Reflecting Light” from the 2009 film and soundtrack to, Crazy Heart. The film earned Jeff Bridges an Academy Award for Best Actor and is one of our all-time faves. Sam sings and plays guitar, T Bone Burnett plays bass, it’s Patrick Warren on piano and pump organ and the great Section Quartet (Eric Gorfain/violin, Daphne Chen/violin, Richard Dodd/cello, Leah Katz/viola) on strings.

Not that I’ve worn out, I’ve worn out the world
I’m on my knees in fascination
Looking through the night
And the moon’s never seen me before
But I’m reflecting light

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Contact & Licensing info:
Sam Phillips is published by Eden Bridge Music/Some Kind Of Music, LLC (ASCAP) contact: Damon Booth – Administered by Downtown Music Publishing – contact: Sean McGraw Master controlled by Nonesuch Records/Warner Music Group.

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Jeff Bridges To Release Solo Album – Rosanne Cash, Sam Phillips guest

JeffBridges1 Jeff Bridges To Release Solo Album   Rosanne Cash, Sam Phillips guestIt has been officially announced that Jeff Bridges is currently in the studio recording a solo album for Blue Note/EMI with producer T Bone Burnett, due out this summer.

The album will feature several Jeff Bridges originals, along with covers of songs by Tom Waits, Stephen Bruton, Bo Ramsey, John Goodwin and others, and will also feature guest appearances from Notable’s own Rosanne Cash and Sam Phillips, as well as guitarist extraordinaire Marc Ribot.

Read all about it HERE!

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Crazy Heart & Rosanne Cash Top Americana Year-End

1285278172 logofull 300x175 Crazy Heart & Rosanne Cash Top Americana Year EndThe Americana Music Association have announced their top 100 albums of the year (based on chart success) – and Notable is proud to be associted with the top two entries: the “Crazy Heart” soundtrack (featuring Sam Phillips’ “Reflecting Light”), and Rosanne Cash’s “The List”!

In September, the association awarded Rosanne’s “The List” with it’s prestigious Album of the Year honor at it’s annual awards ceremony.

Check out the top 100 Americana albums of 2010 HERE

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8caa97271e90a792798625564545b8f9 NY DAILY NEWS REVIEW OF CRAZY HEART SOUNDTRACK:read the review here!

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