From the original Nomadland.com website.
D’Addario strings put together a calendar for ’95 in which they asked the various featured artists a few questions. Michael was January’s poster boy.
Interview with Michael Hedges with D’Addario
How old were you when you first started playing and who was your first audience?
Newly teened, I first performed at church on Sunday night for the youth fellowship. My friends and I sang “House of the Rising Sun”!
Who’s your favorite artist, e.g., Van Gogh, Degas, Warhol…?
Which person, living or dead, would you most like to spend an hour with?
What about you might surprise people?
I listen to Pantera.
If you could have attended any recording session in history, which one would you have attended?
Jimi Hendrix—Are You Experienced.
If you were stranded on a desert island, what 5 to 7 albums would you want with you?
Morton Feldman: Rothko Chapel
Joni Mitchell: For the Roses
Jon Hassell: Surgeon of the Night Sky
AC/DC: For Those About to Rock
Pat Martino: Consciousness
The Beatles: Revolver
Neil Young: After the Gold Rush
First Listen (Jimmy Galloway)
Submitted by Jimmy Galloway The year was 1988. My friend Max brought over a 90m cassette tape. On one side was Breakfast in the Field, the other side was Aerial Boundaries. I just started playing guitar 2 years earlier, learning Jimmy Page, Chet Atkins and Mark...
The Hollow Arm (David Powell)
Submitted by David Powell – I had the privilege of helping a friend produce a documentary about the harp guitar called “The Hollow Arm,” which includes a segment about Michael Hedges…
Meeting Michael on Oracle ’97 Tour (Ricardo Sweatt Rodriguez)
Submitted by Ricardo Sweatt Rodriguez "I had the great privilege of spending time with Michael a few weeks prior to his passing. I received him at the airport in Houston on his Oracle tour in October 1997. We spent time in his hotel room talking (& smokin-out) and...