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GUEST,Jon Dudley Songs of Washington Phillips (17) RE: Songs of Washington Phillips 23 Aug 09

Couldn't agree more about Washington Phillips. We were first turned on to him by the wonderfully talented Andy Cohen. Andy sings several of his songs and accompanies them on the Dolceola. I haven't visited the Doclceola thread but I remember Andy saying that the instrument was sold door-to-door and by mail order. They are extremely rare today, being regarded as somewhat ephemeral at the time but the sound seems a perfect accompaniment to Washington Phillips' songs...the album of archive recordings is highly recommended.

Bugger, I just went to the Dolceola thread and it's all been said...never mind - Washington Phillips recordings remain absolutely captivating as does Andy Cohen, who has the virtue of still being with us...unlike WP! I just wish he'd come and tour over here in England.

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