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Sam Phillips Net Worth

Sam Phillips Net Worth is
$6 Million

Sam Phillips Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003), better known as Sam Phillips, was an American businessman, record executive, record producer and DJ who played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s. He was a producer, label owner, and talent scout throughout the 1940s and 1950s. He most notably founded Sun Studios and Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Through Sun, Phillips discovered such recording talent as Howlin' Wolf, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. The height of his success culminated in his launching of Elvis Presley's career in 1954. He is also associated with several other noteworthy rhythm and blues and rock and roll stars of the period. Phillips sold Sun in 1969. He was an early investor in the Holiday Inn chain of hotels. He also advocated racial equality and helped break down racial music industry barriers.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameSam Phillips
Date Of BirthJanuary 28, 1962
Died2003-07-30
Place Of BirthFlorence, Alabama, United States
Height5' 5½" (1.66 m)
ProfessionComposer, Soundtrack, Music Department
NationalityAmerican
SpouseRebecca Irene Burns
ChildrenKnox Phillips, Jerry Phillips
ParentsMadge Ella Phillips, Charles Tucker Phillips
AwardsGrammy Trustees Award, Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
MoviesThe Dallas Connection, Classic Albums: Elvis Presley, Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey: A Journey to Music's Heart and Soul
TV ShowsHotel Trubble
Star SignAquarius
#Trademark
1Opposition to religious and political conservatism
2Pensive, intelligent lyrics dealing with issues of faith, grace, and doubt
#Quote
1[on creating music] Usually when I'm trying to write songs, I work hard on the lyrics and I work hard on the melodies too. I know there's a sort of tendency especially these days for people to think "I'm just gonna pick up a guitar and whatever comes out is good enough." And I don't feel that way. I feel like what I grew up listening to and some of the incredible, the heavy musicians and the heavy songwriters, I think that the bar is really high. And I'd probably never get up to that bar, so I'm always trying to get up there.
2[on her experience scoring for Gilmore Girls] I had no idea I was going to love working on the show so much. Gilmore Girls was a wonderful creation. I only wish Amy could go back and do a few more episodes or a movie to tie up the loose ends. She left the show one season before it went off the air and though everyone did a great job carrying on, it was a devastating loss.
#Fact
1Album, 'A Boot and a Shoe', scheduled for April 2004 release from Nonesuch Records. [February 2004]
2Composed for the television series "Gilmore Girls" throughout its entire seven year run.
3Her real name is Leslie Ann Phillips. The nickname of "Sam" was adopted when she crossed over from gospel to secular music.
4Due to an unknown technical error, in the mid-1980s her song "Here He Comes with My Heart" was accidentally sent blaring onto the set of Today (1952), interrupting an on-air segment with Jane Pauley. Pauley made a disparaging comment about the song, but she invited Ms. Phillips to be a guest on the show soon thereafter.
5Named Best Female Singer of 1994 in "Rolling Stone" magazine's annual critics' poll, for her album "Martinis & Bikinis" (1994)
6Nominated for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance at the 37th Annual Grammy Awards for the song "Circle of Fire" from her album _Martinis & Bikinis_ (1994). She lost to Melissa Etheridge.
7Was 2nd runner-up for Best Songwriter of 1994 in "Rolling Stone" magazine's annual critics' poll, for her album "Martinis & Bikinis". She was bested by Freedy Johnston and Kurt Cobain, who placed 1st and 2nd in the poll, respectively.
8Although in real life she is best-known as a singer with an acclaimed voice, her character Katya in Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) is mute.
9The music video for her song "Baby I Can't Please You" (1994) features archive footage of Rush Limbaugh, Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell, whose ideologies she has denounced in numerous print and radio interviews.
10Has a daughter, Simone, born in 1998, with ex-husband T Bone Burnett.

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life2016TV Mini-Series 4 episodes
Bunheads2012-2013TV Series 18 episodes
Gilmore Girls2000-2007TV Series 152 episodes

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life2016TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Happy2016/IVDocumentary performer: "Magic For Everyone", "Can't See Straight" / writer: "Magic For Everyone", "Can't See Straight"
BunheadsTV Series writer - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2013 performer - 2 episodes, 2012
Crazy Heart2009performer: "Reflecting Light" 2004 / writer: "Reflecting Light" 2004
Gilmore GirlsTV Series 2 episodes, 2001 - 2006 performer - 7 episodes, 2000 - 2004 writer - 6 episodes, 2000 - 2001
Ladder 492004performer: "How to Dream" / writer: "How to Dream"
Here on Earth2000writer: "I Need Love"
Down to You2000performer: "I Need Love" / writer: "I Need Love" - as Leslie A. Phillips
It Came from the Sky1999TV Movie performer: "Baby, I Can't Please You", "Strawberry Road" / writer: "Baby, I Can't Please You", "Strawberry Road"
The End of Violence1997performer: "Animals On Wheels" / writer: "Animals On Wheels"
Stealing Beauty1996performer: "I Need Love" / writer: "I Need Love"
The Last Supper1995/Iperformer: "When I Fall" / writer: "When I Fall"
Ready to Wear1994performer: "These Boots are Made for Walkin'"
Bopha!1993"AMANDLA!"
Three of Hearts1993performer: "I Need Love" / writer: "I Need Love"
Ruby in Paradise1993performer: "Raised on Promises", "Holding On To The Earth" / writer: "Raised on Promises", "Holding On To The Earth"
A Midnight Clear1992arranger: "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" / performer: "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" / producer: "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear"

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bunheads2012-2013TV Series composer - 17 episodes

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gilmore Girls2006TV SeriesMuse Troubadour
The End of Violence1997Singer
Die Hard with a Vengeance1995Katya

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bopha!1993ADR loop group

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happy2016/IVDocumentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TV Land: Myths and Legends2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Fan Dance2003Video shortHerself
Helmut Lotti: My Tribute to the King2002Video documentaryHerself
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Die Hard 3: Villains with a Vengeance1995Video shortHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHerself

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