Shawn Phillips Receives Lifetime
Achievement Award and celebrate reissues
Universal catalog recording artist Shawn Phillips is celebrating his 30th
anniversary tour in Quebec. He's also celebrating the re-release of five
classic albums on CD, Contribution, Collaboration, Bright White,
Furthermore and Do You Wonder.
In recognition of his mutliplatinum success in Canada and his 37 years of
recording, BMG recording star and fan, Roch Voisine will on behalf of
Shawn Phillips' fans everywhere, present him with a Lifetime Achievement
Ft. Worth, TX native singer-songwriter, Phillips recorded 17 albums and
released three anthologies spanning a 37-year musical career. Nine records
were recorded on A&M (1970-1978). Five more records found five other major
labels: Capitol, EMI, PolyGram RCA and Chameleon (1979-1988). The album
Second Contribution is certified by the Canadian recording industry (CRIA)
as triple platinum.
Three albums charted on Billboard's top 100 albums in the 1970's, Faces,
Furthermore and Do You Wonder. Phillips singles made the charts too: We,
Bright White and Lost Horizon. Altogether, Phillips sold several million
records. Music critics consider him an originator of the progressive
The Phillips' catalog features a treasure chest of music jewels, including
Stevie Winwood keyboards to lush orchestration by Elton John's legendary
orchestrator Paul Buckmaster, and major motion film score maestro's Peter
R. Robinson and Michael Kamen.