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Folk musician known for Goodnight-Loving Trail and Daddy, What’s a Train? He was called the Golden Voice of the Great Southwest.
He was the son of labor organizer Edwin Deroger Phillips and Frances Kathleen Coates.
How did Utah Phillips die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||73 years|
|Birthday||May 15, 1935|
|Death date||May 23, 2008|
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I tramped. When I was on the freight trains, I wasn’t looking for work. I was looking to go from place to place without paying any money.Utah Phillips
Oh, mercy, I think we’re all storytellers, you know. You think of the excuses you told your parents for why you got home late. I just never gave it up.Utah Phillips
I created my own party. It’s called the Sloth and Indolence Party, and I’m running as an anarchist candidate in the best sense of that word. I’ve studied the presidency carefully.Utah Phillips
I have seen that our best presidents were the do-nothing presidents: Millard Fillmore, Warren G. Harding. When you have a president who does things, we are all in serious trouble. If he does anything at all, if he gets up at night to go the bathroom, somehow, mystically, trouble will ensue.Utah Phillips
It’s nice to know there are some things in early 21st-century post-industrial culture that don’t change very fast. I am one of those.Utah Phillips