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Steve Swift commented on Matt Powell's blog post 'Glen Campbell, Club Nokia, October 6, 2011: In The Wire, through The Whine'
"Thanks so much for this, quite stunning writing. My mother has late stage Alzheimer's and I echo your emotions 100%. It is a brutal illness and one which Campbell is beyond brave in taking on in the way he has -  knowing it to be his duty…"
Nov 27, 2011
Steve Swift commented on Kim Ruehl's blog post 'Assorted thoughts about'
"Exactly!, when (if, more like) it crosses the Atlantic, consider me  IN."
Jun 30, 2011
Steve Swift commented on Spencer Lewis's blog post 'An American Trilogy - Mickey Newbury (Cargo Records UK; Saint Ceclia Knows/Mountain Retreat - 5/24)'
"Thanks for the review. The box set is an unfolding delight, I'm taking my time with it and can see myself hearing new aspects to it in the years to come. As someone who's come to Newbury quite recently, this is like finding the keys to the…"
Jun 6, 2011
Steve Swift replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Last Of The County Gentlemen - Josh T Pearson 3 Rounds And A Sound  - Blind Pilot Smoke Ring For My Halo - Kurt Vile Jungle Blues - CW Stoneking"
Mar 18, 2011
Steve Swift commented on Lee Zimmerman's blog post 'Lee's Listening Stack: Bright Eyes - 'The People's Key''
"What a load of pompous nonsense. It's a fine pop record."
Mar 2, 2011
Steve Swift replied to David Philips's discussion 'Americana from outside the U.S. and Canada'
"The Snakes from the UK are a fine band in the tradition of Green On Red, from whose album 'Here Come The Snakes'  they take their name."
Feb 27, 2011
Steve Swift joined Andy's group

UK Based ND'ers

It's what it says on the tin!
Feb 22, 2011
Steve Swift commented on Jim Morrison's blog post 'Review: The Low Anthem's "Smart Flesh"'
"Thanks for the review.  It's a beautiful album,  the production values of which have made me question the quality of my listening devices!  The sound of the intakes of breath on the woodwind instruments and the gorgeous reverbs…"
Feb 21, 2011
Steve Swift commented on No Depression's blog post 'Hayes Carll Interview Contest'
"How do you feel about the prospect of this very American album breaking you as a major star in the UK and does that mean us Brits are finally getting this 'outlaw country' thing?"
Feb 20, 2011
Steve Swift replied to Gillian Turnbull's discussion 'Who has the best country voice of all time?'
"Male - Willie Nelson Female - Linda Ronstadt"
Feb 20, 2011
Steve Swift replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Hayes Carll's KMAG YOYO is one of the funniest, most surprising records I've heard in a long while.    Also, the re-issue of Rodriguez's 'Cold Fact' is stunning and Akron/Family's 'The Cosmic…"
Feb 20, 2011
Steve Swift replied to Brian's discussion 'New to this music suggestions?'
"Some I've discovered since the New Year:-   Joe Pug Hans Chew Daniel Martin Moore Or, The Whale  "
Feb 10, 2011
Steve Swift replied to Matt Mesa's discussion 'What song simply brings a tear to your eye?'
"There is no logic too it, instead of fighting it I just let it all come out :-)   Once when I was on a treadmill and the ipod on shuffle it came on and I had to stop to compose myself  :-("
Feb 4, 2011
Steve Swift replied to Derek's discussion 'Second-take Songs'
"Felice Bros.'  'Yonder Is The Clock' totally passed me by when it first came out and then when it was the only thing in the car to play I gave it a few whirls and can now appreciate it for the classic it surely…"
Feb 4, 2011
Steve Swift replied to Matt Mesa's discussion 'What song simply brings a tear to your eye?'
"'Growin' Up' by Springsteen gets me very time. I don't know why, there's nothing in the lyrics of particular poignancy but I blub to the extent that my girlfriend had to move way from me out of…"
Feb 2, 2011
Steve Swift commented on doug heselgrave's blog post 'Gradual Unfurling - Abigail Washburn's slow burning 'City of Refuge''
"After reading your review of 'City Of Refuge' and hearing a couple of tracks on Bob Harris's BBC show I can't wait to get my hands on the CD. I may just be one of the new breed of fans she is trying to entice with the the poppier…"
Jan 30, 2011

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