Phil Norman 8


Salem USA   Jan 2007  

Artist Bio

Influences:   The Beatles, Paul Simon, Punch Brothers, Gillian Welch, Indigo Girls, Jason Isbell, Darrell Scott, Steve Earle, Ellis Paul, The Band, Otis Redding, The Meters, my fellow FAWMers.

Phil's FAWM #9!

Four Februarys Volume 2!
14 hand-selected demos from the last 4 FAWMs. Also available, Four Februarys Volume 1!

Play #cowritewithphil -- tweet lyrics / titles / ideas at me with that tag, and if I use it, you get to be INTERNET FAMOUS, which is a kind of famous.


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  • @gslade  Mar 3

    I wish you had more songs up. Ha. I was enjoying the adventure. I noticed you had two songs that mention redirecting one's journey, and several driving references. i enjoyed listening. I have no idea what kind of song we could work on together, but if you're ever in the market to branch into something I could work on, I'd be honored.

  • @hamiltonpoolhall  Feb 25

    So - seems I suddenly have half a song I would dearly love to send your way. Dunno if A) you've got the time & interest and B) what the protocol for passing around audio files that are still under construction. If you've got any thoughts about that, let me know. I'd tweet, but that's not a loop in which I presently find myself.

  • @hamiltonpoolhall  Feb 25

    Tell me about it. When I was their age I had to learn how to dj on the street.

  • @arice11 Feb 23

    thanks for the comments!
    What a great FAWM we both have had. Your songs rock.

  • @middlec  Feb 23

    thanks for the awesome feedback! sorry it took me so long to stop by and leave a note!

  • @popmythology  Feb 22

    hi, just wanted u to know that "this is our collab" was included in my FAWM Week 3 blog post of favorite songs

  • @mikegtz  Feb 13

    Thanks for dropping by the Snow Song, Phil. Listening to Get Ready as I write this, so of course I am following you closely this year as always and hoping for the annual Phil/Nancy song.

  • @robynsdad  Feb 11

    Adding you to my list of songwriting heroes. It's a very short list.

  • @alboe  Feb 7

    Hi @philnorman ,
    Thanks for listening to "Darkness Falling", I'm glad you liked it.

  • @philmcmill  Feb 6

    Thanks for your kind comments on my "Tit for Tat" song.

  • @mood481 Feb 6

    Thanks for your comments on Cognitive Synthesis!

  • @oddbod  Feb 4

    Hi, I put something in the Dropbox folder - hoping you still can access it and can read the note. very rough quality but had to be quick and none too loud

  • @drewb92 Feb 4

    The songs are in there somewhere. Hoping I don’t have to remove them surgically but time will tell.

  • @joshbelville  Feb 3

    Ooh, I just realized I could fix that (the giant head in Soundcloud thing). Too bad, I know you'll miss my pretty face.

  • @sandman313 Feb 2015

    Good to see my favorite FAWMer here! Looking forward to it

  • @sacraficialglam  Feb 2015

    Cannot wait to hear the words and sounds you will present here. Happy playing!

  • @jinx Jan 2015

    Phil, one of my FAWM favorites! (FAWMvorites?) So glad to see you're back again this year

  • @mattblick  Jan 2015

    loved your pompeii song last year

  • @axl  Jan 2015

    Hey Phil, that is such a fitting domain name

    Looking forward to hearing your new stuff!

  • @mikedebenham  Jan 2015

    Can I get a 'HELL MAYBE'?

  • @tcelliott  Jan 2015

    Hello. Was just listening to Red Nightgown and loving it. Oh, and Millstone. Just two of many favorites. Good to see you 'round.

  • @evinwolverton  Jan 2015


  • @oddbod  Jan 2015

    yes it's been a while, let's do it. get the old vocal chords warmed up

  • @cowex  Jan 2015

    Too good, yes robots. Please robots. Long as I remember how to music.

    EDIT: Too bad no Roberts.

  • @scottmcb  Jan 2015

    The twin towers of power.

  • @elainedimasi  Jan 2015

    Re: the twitter co-write, I'm not currently a twitter tweeter, but "which is a kind of famous" is a good piece of lyric right there I think you just co-wrote with yourself. If you use it. You'd get to be internet famous!

  • @joshbelville  Jan 2015

    I lost all the JBPI episodes.

  • @autoclamp  Jan 2015

    I'm going to stay at the table until I get my Phil.

  • @johnstaples  Jan 2015

    Happy FAWM 2015 Phil! Looking forward to your new songs!

  • @joshbelville  Jan 2015

    "Phil? He's okay." - Josh Belville