Monday, November 21, 2005
Former Burlap to Cashmere guitarist beaten and left for dead
pray for Johnny Phillipidis
This is a very sad story.
Phillipidis was an immensely gifted guitarist and vocalist with Burlap to Cashmere, whose lone album, "Anybody Out There?" is a classic. If you listen to Christian radio at all, you'll remember "Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth."
Phillipidis and lead singer Steven Delopoulos are first cousins, and their close harmony and amazing guitar work were trademarks of Burlap to Cashmere.
This story was dated November 17th, and I haven't been able to find an update.