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Zen Guitar: Kelly Joe Phelps Heads East

Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, 5 July 1999

KELLY JOE PHELPS is a traveler. With a pair of acoustic guitars in his car's trunk and notepads scattered about its seats, he drives across the country alone, playing his songs wherever they – and his booking agent – take him. "It's better than airplanes," he says. "You get to see the little things in the corner of your eye that grab you, the changing landscape."

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