Michael Helwig
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Michael Helwig commented on Craig Young's video
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Wanda Jackson ~ "Pick Me Up On Your Way Down"

"the original Rock-A-Billy Filly (sorry Rosie)...what a talent...and the ubiquitous Joe Maphis standing in the background"
13 hours ago
Michael Helwig commented on Henry carrigan's blog post 'Linda Ronstadt – Duets (Album Review)'
"there is no reason at all that Linda Ronstadt should not be in the Rock HOF...shoulda been years ago...I know where Will is coming from (she's not rock) but the Hall has a lot of artists in it that aren't rock, including charter…"
yesterday
Michael Helwig commented on Craig Young's video
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Joni Mitchell ~ "Me and My Uncle"

"Joni at her best...is this the same Oscar Brand who did all those air force songs in the fifties?"
Apr 4
Michael Helwig commented on No Depression's blog post 'Contest: Win a Copy of Leon Russell's Album "Life Journey"'
"I saw Leon at The Forum in LA in 72...a really great show"
Apr 1
Michael Helwig commented on The Medicine Show's video
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Eric Brace & Peter Cooper- Mad

"well that was pretty entertaining...Duane Eddy makes EVERYTHING mo' bettah."
Mar 27
Michael Helwig commented on Terry Roland's blog post 'Lucinda Williams: The Cosmic Queen of Americana Music'
"nice article...I've been listening to Lucinda for about 20 years, but I never really knew much about her other than Williams seems to be the name to have, whether you're hitting a baseball or writing songs"
Mar 27
Michael Helwig commented on Aart van Hoften's video
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The Mamas & Tha Papas - I Call Your Name

"I just read an article by Crispin Sartwell that said music is NOT the universal language, and here's Cass saying it is...who am I to believe?...since I'm quite surprised to see the Ms&Ps on ND, and I don't get Indian music either,…"
Mar 21
Michael Helwig commented on No Depression's blog post 'More News about What's Ahead Here at ND'
"aha!...thanks Ed...yes, a possible enhancement "
Mar 19
Michael Helwig commented on No Depression's blog post 'More News about What's Ahead Here at ND'
"I will vote with Ed and Hal on this...I not only don't need help finding artists at local (Portland Oregon) venues, I don't want ND wasting space telling me what's going on in NYC, Durham or Podunk"
Mar 19
Michael Helwig commented on No Depression's blog post 'More News about What's Ahead Here at ND'
"Dave, Dale and Shelley, thanks for jumping right in and 'splainin' yourselves...I have been, I'm sure you realize, one of the cautious skeptics...but I also want to say that I hope we all give you the chance and support you…"
Mar 19
Michael Helwig commented on Craig Young's video
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Widespread Panic with John Fogerty ~ "Old Man Down the Road"

"outstanding...John Fogerty, and I'm as guilty as anybody, gets overlooked far too much on the ND pages...CCR was certainly the greatest American Rock 'n Roll band...like the Stones and Animals, they tended more towards blues than country,…"
Mar 18
Michael Helwig commented on No Depression's blog post 'More News about What's Ahead Here at ND'
"if I may chime in here, first to say I don't even own a cell phone, so don't waste any mobile-device-efforts on my part, and, second, I cannot echo loudly enough Sibylle's admonition: IF IT AIN'T BROKE, DON'T FIX…"
Mar 18
Michael Helwig replied to Bruce Brantley's discussion 'Are the roots of alt country represented by Uncle Tupelo, Gram Parsons or Elvis Presley? Nominate somebody else.'
"no prob, Jim...I made up some of those terms and it was all tongue in cheek, but you knew that"
Mar 13
Michael Helwig replied to Bruce Brantley's discussion 'Are the roots of alt country represented by Uncle Tupelo, Gram Parsons or Elvis Presley? Nominate somebody else.'
"take heart Jim, no violence...the genre is a fusion of doo-wop and hillbilly, like Love Me or I Was The One"
Mar 13
Michael Helwig replied to Bruce Brantley's discussion 'Are the roots of alt country represented by Uncle Tupelo, Gram Parsons or Elvis Presley? Nominate somebody else.'
"Bruce, all the threads die...even this one, even tho it has been one of the very best...so let's just sum up...Elvis is the progenitor of country rock, rock-a-billy, alt-country, wop-a-billy, rock and roll, pop country, pop rock, rock pop,…"
Mar 12
Michael Helwig replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'Your Own Personal MOUNT RUSHMORE Of Singer-Songwriters!'
"just so you're not here all by yourself, hi Bruce...enjoying your hike around the mountain?"
Mar 10

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At 7:07am on January 23, 2013, NoDepression said…

Hi Michael,

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your recent participation in a discussion here on No Depression. It means a lot to the folks who blog and post other content here to know that it's being noticed and appreciated. Since the majority of content on this site is crowd-sourced, community involvement is what makes everything here on ND possible. So, thanks again for taking the time to post comments - we really appreciate it!

- Lucca at No Depression

At 12:55pm on December 27, 2009, No Depression said…
Hi Michael - Welcome to the No Depression community! We hope you're finding everything okay. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback (here are some FAQs in case anything's confusing). Thanks for joining. Cheers!
Kim
 
 
 

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