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About Sam
I am a songwriter, musician and singer from Los Angeles California.  When I began making albums for the Virgin America label in 1988, I started going by my nickname Sam in honor of the great producer who discovered and recorded Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash.
 
T Bone Burnett produced seven of my albums for Virgin and Nonesuch Records.  I produced my last two albums Don’t Do AnythingPush Any Button and my upcoming album World on Sticks. To preview the album, I just released a mini-album of new, old and never-before-released live songs called Human Contact Is Never Easy.
 
In 2000, Amy Sherman-Palladino asked me to compose and perform the music for her TV show Gilmore Girls, which I did for seven seasons, and I have reprised that role for the new Gilmore Girls (A Year In The Life) revival for Netflix that premiers November 25th, 2016.
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Sam Phillips: Live @ Largo at the Coronet First Look!: https://t.co/fAp8XAPQAf via @YouTube
That isn’t me on that commercial... Gilmore music means a lot to me. And besides, what happens in Stars Hollow sho… https://t.co/RVeCgu7RPz
@emmacarolina32 “Flowers Up” is on my “Don’t Do Anything” album: I checked and I see it on @spotify so please searc… https://t.co/xRIMxFmTrv
@drewhuntre Thank you. Sometimes even I forget that! Coincidentally, I am finishing up a new album right now.