For one man show Stoney LaRue Phillips, nothing matters except the music. His love of all things country music was fueled at a young age in his hometown in southeastern Oklahoma. With his brother and sister, Bo Phillips and Hallie Bertrand. he started touring local bars and college towns, performing shows at all hours. He also met Jason Boland and Cody Canada along the way and three bonded over similar love of jamming and entertainment.
In 2002, LaRue decided to establish himself and formed as the lead for The Organic Boogie Band. The line-up recorded and released the album <i>Downtown</i> (2002) after recording in private at the Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. <i>The Red Dirt Album</i> (2005), LaRue's follow up release, made it onto the Billboard Country Music Charts its debut weekend. On it, he recorded a cover of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young."
<i>Live at Billy Bob's Texas</i> was recorded in front of alive audience in 2005 and released as a combination DVD/CD combo. Stoney LaRue performed one new song, "Love You For Loving Me" amidst fan favorites and included six covers, ranging from Brandon Jenkins to Woody Guthrie and Robbie Robertson.