Washington Phillips, A Legendary Gospel Musician Surrounded By Musical Mysteries

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Today in 1880 was the birthday of Washington Phillips, a musician who made some astonishing music in the 1920s, but we know very little about his life and his music - we aren't even completely sure what instrument he played. Plus: if you're looking for a new career path, why not become a pizza butler?

Exhuming the Legend of Washington Phillips (MinerMusic.com)

Some Of Us Are Haunted By Washington Phillips (The New Yorker)

Sandals Resorts Now Have a 'Pizza Butler' to Make Your Vacation Memorable and Delicious (Travel + Leisure)

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