Interviews

Utah Phillips Interview

Utah Phillips Interview Legendary story teller and folk singer opens up (Bruce “Utah” Phillips was interviewed by Radio Free World Webmaster Joey Latimer on June 11, 1993 at a Mexican restaurant in Idyllwild, California. The interview was originally conducted for Folk Music Quarterly Magazine.) JL: Do you consider yourself a folk musician? U: As to being a musician, critics are divided. And they deserve to be. I used to finger pick the guitar. I learned finger picking from Mrs. Etta Baker, herself. A very fine traditional guitarist. Lead thumb Baker. I loved fingerpicking and then over the years my right […]