Songs That Make You Smile

by Deborah Malena & Garth Phillipsen

Released 2014
Released 2014
Smile! You are about to partake in a "Hot Dish" of nostalgic comfort food for the soul...
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Deborah Malena Phillipsen and husband Garth Phillipsen have a mission to keep "Old Hymns and Her's" alive and kicking! Deborah and Garth come from two opposite spectrums in their musical journeys. Deborah was trained classically (but don’t hold that against her) and taught and directed music for many years. Garth started in the Gospel field and ended up making a living in the secular arena. He has played guitar for many country greats including …
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Psalm Sundae

by Deborah Malena & Garth Phillipsen

Released 2014
Deborah Malena and Garth Phillipsen
Released 2014
Deborah Malena and Garth Phillipsen
If you're a "Boomer", enjoy a walk down memory lane. If you're younger, dig the retro. Enjoy this tasty collection of songs (old hymns and her's) based on the Psalms & sprinkled with the the sounds reminiscent of the Carpenters, Johnny Cash & Elvis.
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Psalm Sundae (Old Hymns and Hers) is another wild and crazy project of the Hillbilly and the Opera Singer! Garth, an experienced former nightclub performer and Deborah a classically trained musician pair together for once again another adventure in making an album. (They are also married and spend an awful lot of time together).

Garth plays guitar in whatever style is needed, but is a master of "Travis" picking. He also has an amazing vocal …
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Old Hymns and Hers

by Deborah Malena & Garth Phillipsen

Released 2010
Summergold Music
Released 2010
Summergold Music
Remember when music of faith was just that? Here again are those simple truths put to music that is comforting to your soul. Deborah’s music along with traditional hymns will bring you back to the innocence of your youth, sitting in church with your folks
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*About Old Hymns and Hers
Old Hymns and Hers is a collection of traditional hymns and some of Deborah’s songs of hope and praise. The overall feeling of the album is one of nostalgia and comfort. Deborah’s songs range is style from folk to dixieland to old time gospel and beyond. Garth joins her as a vocalist and fingerstyle guitar talents that are second to none. Together Deborah and Garth have a magic …
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You Are My Rock

by Deborah Malena

Released 2008
Summergold Music
Released 2008
Summergold Music
A cross of acoustic and traditional gospel sounds.
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Deborah Malena is a multi-faceted entertainer. She is at home in the secular, Scandinavian as well as sacred forums. Deborah, a southern California native has enjoyed performing and working with many of the great musicians of our time. She composes, sings, plays bass, piano, musical saw and whatever you may need. Joined by her husband Garth Phillipsen on the guitar they make “beautiful music together”.
Deborah Malena, a southern California native has been a professional …
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Can You Hear Me Now?

by Deborah Malena

Released 2006
Released 2006
An earthy acoustic blend of music with a message of hope and grace.
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Deborah Malena, a southern California native has been a professional musician and singer most of her life. Currently, she is involved in studio work, live concerts, and has performed all over the world. Deborah worked with country hall of fame member, Cliffie Stone and producer, Ray Ruff. She has sung on two of Pat Boones' albums. Deborah plays bass, keyboards and musical saw. She has four sons, two dogs and a great husband, Garth, who …
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