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  1. Fan Dance Sam Phillips
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    Fan Dance
    Album Details
    • If voted to win, this would be the first time this album would be available on vinyl.
    • Would be pressed on 180g vinyl at Record Industry and come in an old-school tip-on style jacket with insert.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

    Biography

    Sam Phillips, born Leslie Ann Phillips is an American singer-songwriter. She began her career in the Contemporary Christian genre in the early 1980s, singing background vocals for Christian artists Mark Heard and Randy Stonehill and subsequently was signed as a solo act with Myrrh Records. She recorded four Christian pop albums. The final album in the deal, “The Turning,” teamed her with future husband and producer, T Bone Burnett. She had several top 10 singles on Christian radio during this period and Myrrh was promoting her as “the Christian Cyndi Lauper.” Uncomfortable with this image and a bone of contention between Phillips and Myrrh, she left the label, began using the name “Sam” and signed with Virgin in 1988 to distance herself from her prior persona. She recorded four albums with Virgin, from 1988 to 1996. With the album “The Indescribable Wow,” Phillips moved into the mainstream. The album features the orchestrations of Van Dyke Parks. “Cruel Intentions” was released in 1991 and included a guest performance by Elvis Costello. 1994’s “Martinis and Bikinis” was widely praised by music critics and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1995, Phillips made her film acting debut as the mute terrorist Katya in the Bruce Willis blockbuster, Die Hard With a Vengeance. In 1996, she release her final album with Virgin, “Omnipop (It’s Only A Flesh Wound Lambchop), which featured a song co-written by R.E.M. Phillips made a cameo appearance in the 1997 Wim Wenders film The End Of Violence, singing part of the song “Animals On Wheels” from Omnipop. In 2001, Sam signed with Nonesuch Records, focusing on a stripped-down, acoustic-based sound on her album “Fan Dance,” which features some of her most critically-acclaimed songwriting. Around this time, Phillips also began writing music for and scoring the television series Gilmore Girls, and appeared in the final episode of season six, performing “Taking Pictures” from “Fan Dance.” Sam recorded 2 more albums for Nonesuch between 2004-2008 and three albums on Littlebox Recordings. Sam has received two Grammy Award nominations, one as Leslie Phillips and one as Sam Phillips. She has appeared as a guest artist on albums by Bruce Cockburn, The Wallflowers, Rodney Crowell and many others.

    Track Listing
    Track Sides: 
    Side A
    List of tracks: 
    Track Title: 
    1 The Fan Dance
    Track Duration: 
    3:46
    Track Title: 
    2 Edge Of The World
    Track Duration: 
    3:01
    Track Title: 
    3 Five Colors
    Track Duration: 
    3:43
    Track Title: 
    4 Wasting My Time
    Track Duration: 
    3:08
    Track Title: 
    5 Taking Pictures
    Track Duration: 
    1:58
    Track Sides: 
    Side B
    List of tracks: 
    Track Title: 
    1 How To Dream
    Track Duration: 
    3:07
    Track Title: 
    2 Soul Eclipse
    Track Duration: 
    3:12
    Track Title: 
    3 Incinerator
    Track Duration: 
    2:03
    Track Title: 
    4 Love Is Everywhere I Go
    Track Duration: 
    2:03
    Track Title: 
    5 Below The Surface
    Track Duration: 
    1:41
    Track Title: 
    6 Is That Your Zebra?
    Track Duration: 
    1:49
    Track Title: 
    7 Say What You Mean
    Track Duration: 
    3:38
Release date: 
September 4, 2019
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Artist Name: 
Sam Phillips
Album Detail: 
  • If voted to win, this would be the first time this album would be available on vinyl.
  • Would be pressed on 180g vinyl at Record Industry and come in an old-school tip-on style jacket with insert.
  • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

Biography

Sam Phillips, born Leslie Ann Phillips is an American singer-songwriter. She began her career in the Contemporary Christian genre in the early 1980s, singing background vocals for Christian artists Mark Heard and Randy Stonehill and subsequently was signed as a solo act with Myrrh Records. She recorded four Christian pop albums. The final album in the deal, “The Turning,” teamed her with future husband and producer, T Bone Burnett. She had several top 10 singles on Christian radio during this period and Myrrh was promoting her as “the Christian Cyndi Lauper.” Uncomfortable with this image and a bone of contention between Phillips and Myrrh, she left the label, began using the name “Sam” and signed with Virgin in 1988 to distance herself from her prior persona. She recorded four albums with Virgin, from 1988 to 1996. With the album “The Indescribable Wow,” Phillips moved into the mainstream. The album features the orchestrations of Van Dyke Parks. “Cruel Intentions” was released in 1991 and included a guest performance by Elvis Costello. 1994’s “Martinis and Bikinis” was widely praised by music critics and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1995, Phillips made her film acting debut as the mute terrorist Katya in the Bruce Willis blockbuster, Die Hard With a Vengeance. In 1996, she release her final album with Virgin, “Omnipop (It’s Only A Flesh Wound Lambchop), which featured a song co-written by R.E.M. Phillips made a cameo appearance in the 1997 Wim Wenders film The End Of Violence, singing part of the song “Animals On Wheels” from Omnipop. In 2001, Sam signed with Nonesuch Records, focusing on a stripped-down, acoustic-based sound on her album “Fan Dance,” which features some of her most critically-acclaimed songwriting. Around this time, Phillips also began writing music for and scoring the television series Gilmore Girls, and appeared in the final episode of season six, performing “Taking Pictures” from “Fan Dance.” Sam recorded 2 more albums for Nonesuch between 2004-2008 and three albums on Littlebox Recordings. Sam has received two Grammy Award nominations, one as Leslie Phillips and one as Sam Phillips. She has appeared as a guest artist on albums by Bruce Cockburn, The Wallflowers, Rodney Crowell and many others.

Is Voting For the Next Release?: 
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Is record of the month: 
No
Pre Order End Date: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 10:00
Track Listings: 
Track Sides: 
Side A
List of tracks: 
Track Title: 
1 The Fan Dance
Track Duration: 
3:46
Track Title: 
2 Edge Of The World
Track Duration: 
3:01
Track Title: 
3 Five Colors
Track Duration: 
3:43
Track Title: 
4 Wasting My Time
Track Duration: 
3:08
Track Title: 
5 Taking Pictures
Track Duration: 
1:58
Track Sides: 
Side B
List of tracks: 
Track Title: 
1 How To Dream
Track Duration: 
3:07
Track Title: 
2 Soul Eclipse
Track Duration: 
3:12
Track Title: 
3 Incinerator
Track Duration: 
2:03
Track Title: 
4 Love Is Everywhere I Go
Track Duration: 
2:03
Track Title: 
5 Below The Surface
Track Duration: 
1:41
Track Title: 
6 Is That Your Zebra?
Track Duration: 
1:49
Track Title: 
7 Say What You Mean
Track Duration: 
3:38
List of tracks: 

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  • Fan Dance
    Sam Phillips
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    Fan Dance Sam Phillips
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    Fan Dance
    Album Details
    • If voted to win, this would be the first time this album would be available on vinyl.
    • Would be pressed on 180g vinyl at Record Industry and come in an old-school tip-on style jacket with insert.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

    Biography

    Sam Phillips, born Leslie Ann Phillips is an American singer-songwriter. She began her career in the Contemporary Christian genre in the early 1980s, singing background vocals for Christian artists Mark Heard and Randy Stonehill and subsequently was signed as a solo act with Myrrh Records. She recorded four Christian pop albums. The final album in the deal, “The Turning,” teamed her with future husband and producer, T Bone Burnett. She had several top 10 singles on Christian radio during this period and Myrrh was promoting her as “the Christian Cyndi Lauper.” Uncomfortable with this image and a bone of contention between Phillips and Myrrh, she left the label, began using the name “Sam” and signed with Virgin in 1988 to distance herself from her prior persona. She recorded four albums with Virgin, from 1988 to 1996. With the album “The Indescribable Wow,” Phillips moved into the mainstream. The album features the orchestrations of Van Dyke Parks. “Cruel Intentions” was released in 1991 and included a guest performance by Elvis Costello. 1994’s “Martinis and Bikinis” was widely praised by music critics and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1995, Phillips made her film acting debut as the mute terrorist Katya in the Bruce Willis blockbuster, Die Hard With a Vengeance. In 1996, she release her final album with Virgin, “Omnipop (It’s Only A Flesh Wound Lambchop), which featured a song co-written by R.E.M. Phillips made a cameo appearance in the 1997 Wim Wenders film The End Of Violence, singing part of the song “Animals On Wheels” from Omnipop. In 2001, Sam signed with Nonesuch Records, focusing on a stripped-down, acoustic-based sound on her album “Fan Dance,” which features some of her most critically-acclaimed songwriting. Around this time, Phillips also began writing music for and scoring the television series Gilmore Girls, and appeared in the final episode of season six, performing “Taking Pictures” from “Fan Dance.” Sam recorded 2 more albums for Nonesuch between 2004-2008 and three albums on Littlebox Recordings. Sam has received two Grammy Award nominations, one as Leslie Phillips and one as Sam Phillips. She has appeared as a guest artist on albums by Bruce Cockburn, The Wallflowers, Rodney Crowell and many others.

  • Ritchie
    Ritchie Valens
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    Ritchie Ritchie Valens
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    Ritchie
    Album Details
    • If voted to win, we would remaster for vinyl with lacquers cut at Sam Phillips Recording Studio in Memphis.
    • If voted to win, we would expand to include a bonus disc of outtakes.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

     

    Biography

    Richard Steven Valenzuela, known professionally as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. A rock n’ roll pioneer and a forefather of the Chicano rock movement, Valens’ recording career lasted only eight months and abruptly ended when he died in a plane crash at the age of 17. During this time, he had several hits, most notably “La Bamba,” which he had adapted from a Mexican folk song. Valens transformed the song into one with a rock rhythm and beat and it became a hit in 1958, making Valens a pioneer of the Spanish-speaking rock and roll movement. He also had the American #2 hit, “Donna.” On February 3, 1959, on what has become known as “The Day The Music Died,” Valens died in a plane crash in Iowa, an accident that also claimed the lives of fellow musicians Buddy Holly and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson. Valens was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 2001.

  • Anthem
    Less Than Jake
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    Anthem Less Than Jake
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    Anthem
    Album Details
    • If voted to win, this would be the first time this album would be available on full length vinyl. It was issued as a limited edition on 7x 7” singles in 2003 and is out of print and expensive.
    • Would be pressed on 180g multi-color vinyl at Record Industry and come in a tip-on style jacket.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

     

    Biography

    Less Than Jake is an American ska punk band from Gainesville, Florida that formed in 1992. Band members include Chris DeMakes (vocals, guitar), Roger Lima (vocals, bass) Vinnie Fiorello (drums, lyrics), Buddy Schaub (trombone) and Peter “JR” Wasilewski (saxophone). The group released its debut album, “Pezcore,” in 1995, following a series of indie seven-inch single releases. Their subsequent two studio albums, “Losing Streak,” and “Hello Rockview,” were released on Capitol Records leading to increased exposure. Less Than Jake returned to major label status with its fifth studio album, “Anthem,” released in 2003 on Warner Bros./Sire Records. Debuting at #45 on the Billboard 200 (the band’s highest chart position to date), the album featured three major singles in both the US and the UK, with “She’s Gonna Break Soon” (which spent a few weeks on TRL), “The Science Of Selling Yourself Short” (which spent 5 weeks on the Billboard Top 40, peaking at #37), and “The Brightest Bulb Has Burned Out” (featuring Billy Bragg) which spent time in the UK Top 40. The band spent the rest of 2003 promoting the album by playing the Warped Tour and gained support from Fall Out Boy, Yellowcard, and Bang Tango during its fall 2003 tour. If voted to win, ROG will issue “Anthem” for the first time on full length vinyl.