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Helen Henderson – Café One2One July 9, 2016

Helen Henderson 23Invercargill-born songstress Helen Henderson has recorded in London, LA, Nashville and Muscle Shoals. For this Saturday evening she and seven other musicians were perched one the tiny stage at Ponsonby’s Café One2One, playing and singing the songs that comprise her nearly-40-year career. Continue reading

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Helen Henderson – London (Ranui)

Helen Henderson LondonHelen who?  If you’re scratching your head, you’re not the only one.  Like many ex-pat Kiwis, Helen Henderson is one of those who’s lived life of a unique and enviable moments.  She’s now LA based but originally grew up in the Deep South. She’s best known for her album The Sonora Sessions, an urban country affair which came out in the early 2000’s and the dark but catchy Twisting Wind, recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  Her music career has taken her to many places but it was her first big OE, in the late 1970’s, when she arrived in London with $20 in her pocket and a dream in heart, as the saying goes, that set it all going.  This month the songstress prepares to release an album of original songs material written and initially recorded between 1978 and 1980, when as a wide-eyed Invercargill teenager she first set foot in Old Blighty. Continue reading

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