While James is away, Cher meets up with Phillip-Michael Scales to discuss the music business in Los Angeles, being a black singer-songwriter in the age of Black Lives Matter, and a special musical great that influenced him.
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References made during our conversation:
“All My Words” by Briar Rabbit & The Company You Keep
“The Ballad of LA” by Phillip-Michael Scales
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Script written by Cher Vincent.
Production, editing, mixing, and music provided by James T. Green with editorial assistance by Cher Vincent and C'ne Rohlsen.
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