Phil Emmanuel Band

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Phil Emmanuel is known as Australias Greatest Electric Guitar Player and has a resume of amazing performances with musical legends that any musical enthusiast would envy.

Phils musical prowess is so astonishing that there are times when the man becomes the guitar and the guitar becomes the man. His passion is illuminating; his ability is breathtaking �While his brother Tommy plays it sweet; Phil plays it from the street Glenn A. Baker

Whilst most kids were playing childhood games in their backyards, Phil was touring with his family band; at the age of nine he was already working as a professional musician in that band, variously named The Emmanuel Quartet also as The Midget Surfaries and The Trailblazers. Phil played lead and Tommy played rhythm guitar, along with their brother Chris on drums and their sister Virginia on slide guitar. The Emmanuel siblings earned the familys sole income for several years. They travelled Australia for six years (1960 1966) playing their favourite tunes, this set the stage for the following years of Phils professional career.

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