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Philip Bailey Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley interview

28 Jul, 2014

Bailey discusses his musical career and new memoir, Shining Star, in this interview for PBS.

Well, I’m from Denver, grew up loving jazz, but listening to country and Elvis Presley and pop and folk, Carole King, Three Dog Night, you know, singing in bands and stuff that were mixed, and singing all those different genres of music. So when I got into the band, I was the one that recommended doing the song, Make It With You, Where Have All The Flowers Gone because that was the stuff that, you know, I was hearing.