William Clarence "Bill" Phillips

Bill Phillips (January 28, 1936, Canton, North Carolina – August 23, 2010) was an American country music singer. His professional music career started with the Old Southern Jamboree on WMIL in Miami in 1955. He moved to Nashville in 1957 and worked with Johnnie Wright and Kitty Wells until the late 1970s. His biggest recording was entitled "Put It Off Until Tomorrow" which peaked on the country charts at No. 6 on April 2, 1966. The Decca recording featured uncredited harmony vocals by the song's composer, a very young and then little known Dolly Parton.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 28, 1936, Died August 23, 2010

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958 - 1969

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 68 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 10526 12/15/1958 Crazy arms-1 Webb Pierce vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10527 12/15/1958 Pick me up on your way down Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10528 12/15/1958 Life to go Webb Pierce instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 10529 12/15/1958 My shoes keep walking back to you-1 Webb Pierce vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11813 11/30/1961 Sweet baby-1 Johnnie and Jack instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11814 11/30/1961 The moon is high and so am I Johnnie and Jack instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11815 11/30/1961 36-22-36 -2 Johnnie and Jack vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11816 11/30/1961 What do you think of her now-3 Johnnie and Jack instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11978 3/27/1962 Poison love-1 Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11979 3/27/1962 Bye bye love Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11980 3/27/1962 Slow poison Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11981 3/27/1962 Foolin' around Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11982 3/28/1962 Waterloo-1 Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11983 3/28/1962 A little bitty tear Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11984 3/28/1962 I overlooked an orchid-1,2 Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11985 3/28/1962 You'll never get a better chance Jack Anglin ; Johnnie (Johnny) Wright instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12350 1/31/1963 Let's walk away strangers William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist  
Decca NA 12351 1/31/1963 Lonely, lonely boy William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist  
Decca NA 12352 1/31/1963 Living to be together William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist  
Decca NA 12703 10/22/1963 Wheeling dealing Daddy William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12704 10/22/1963 I can't stand it (as long as she can) William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12705 10/22/1963 Stop me William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12706 10/22/1963 Stepping out William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 13078 9/2/1964 I'd be better off without you William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist  
Decca NA 13079 9/2/1964 This kiss must last forever William Clarence "Bill" Phillips vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 68 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Phillips, William Clarence "Bill"," accessed July 4, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207918.

Phillips, William Clarence "Bill". (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 4, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207918.

"Phillips, William Clarence "Bill"." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 4 July 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207918

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