Sunday, May 25, 2008

folk music legend utah phillips dies at 73

folk music legend utah phillips dies at 73from the union: Folk music legend and peace and labor activist Utah Phillips died in his sleep Friday night in his Nevada City home. He was 73. Phillips had been suffering from a chronic heart disease since 2004. His remarkable career included international acclaim for the stories and songs he wrote about social and labor issues as well as his travels as a hobo who ran the rails as a young man.

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