When we met him, he was Briar Rabbit. A name that brings to mind a character from childhood fables, Br’er Rabbit, whom I used to get a real good kick out of. That dude knew how to live it up and had a knack for getting out of trouble at the very last minute. A respectable skill to say the least.

At any rate, shortly after we filmed this session we got an email requesting that we change the artist’s name on these videos to Phillip Michael Scales. No explanation was given, but one might assume that Mr. Scales has turned the page to a new chapter in his own musical fable. Briar Rabbit it seems, has evolved back into his original self. It is still yet to be determined if he has the same ability to get out of sticky situations and avoid the Tar Baby. However, his voice and guitar playing seem to have remained just as pleasant as they were when he was a rabbit…