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Phil Harris

Phil Harris (born Wonga Philip Harris) was an American singer, songwriter, jazz musician, actor and comedian. Though successful as an orchestra leader, Harris is remembered today for his recordings as a vocalist, his voice work in animation and as a pioneer in radio situation comedy, first with Jack Benny, and then in a series in which he co-starred with his second wife, singer-actress Alice Faye, for eight years. Bandleader Harris was born in Linton, Indiana, but actually grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and identified himself as a Southerner (his hallmark song was "That's What I Like About the South")

Stan Getz: I'm Gonna Blow the Walls Down

Read "Stan Getz: I'm Gonna Blow the Walls Down" reviewed by Bob Kenselaar

[The music that Stan Getz made over the years was consistently moving and powerful. But he was probably putting me on a little when he said he was going to “blow the walls down" in New York for a series of shows early in 1979. When someone gives you a headline like that, though, you go ...

That's What I Like About Phil Harris

Label: Acta
Released: 1988

The Best Of Phil Harris

Label: Acta
Released: 1980

Phil Harris

Label: Acta
Released: 1969

Woodman Spare That Tree & Others

Label: Acta
Released: 1969

The South Shall Rise Again

Label: Acta
Released: 1959

That's What I Like About The South

Label: Acta
Released: 1958


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