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Skip Heller

October 4,1965, El Paso, TX — Johnny Cash is arrested for smuggling amphetamines across the border from Mexico. Meanwhile, in the thriving metropolis of Philadelphia, Skip Heller is born.

HartfordRaised in and around the City of Brotherly Love, he develops an early interest in music, largely the result of seeing John Hartford on the Smothers Brothers and Glen Campbell television shows. At age 4, he buys his first record, EARTHWORDS AND MUSIC, with money he got for his birthday, thus beginning a lifelong habit of running to a record store every damn time he has money in his hand.

His school years are uneventful. There's a brief bout with piano lessons. Also, he discovers rockabilly music at age 8, and decides he wants to play guitar. His grandmother takes him to see an Elvis Presley concert at the Spectrum (the local sports arena), and in effect seals the deal. He loses all interest in piano lessons (since none of what he's being force-fed has anything to do with Elvis, Ricky, or even Jerry Lee) and starts screaming for a guitar

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Albums

Skip Heller: For EP Fans Only
Skip Heller: For EP...
Weatherbird
2016
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Singles Drinking Doubles
Singles Drinking...
Self Produced
2015
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Songs With Memories: Skip Heller and Friends Play Floyd Tillman
Songs With Memories:...
Weatherbird
2013
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Fakebook II - That’s Entertainment
Fakebook II -...
Weatherbird
2012
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Foolish Me
Foolish Me
Weatherbird
2012
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Live at the Flying Monkey, Huntsville, AL
Live at the Flying...
Skyeways
2006
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