Daily Discovery: Josh Helms, “Great Country Song”

Written by September 13th, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Ronnie Milsap’s “Country Cut” Contest Finalist:

ARTIST: Josh Helms

SONG: ”Great Country Song”

BIRTHDATE: 5/30/81

BIRTHPLACE: Winter Haven, FL

AMBITIONS: To have my own super hero figurine, “Melody Man.” I would not fly, but I would still wear a cape because… well, I don’t feel like I need to explain that.

TURN-OFFS: 25 minute explanations of the 4 minute song that took you 15 minutes to write on your 30 minute lunch break.

TURN-ONS: Chinese electric waterfall signs, American music, Mexican food, Aztech Paintings, German Beer, French Fries.

DREAM GIG: Cinderella’s Castle stage in Walt Disney World. This is serious.

PETS: A dog named Presley (as in the King.)

TV ADDICTIONS: My favorite show used to be “Hoarders” until I discovered the show “Pet Hoarders” which is just like “Hoarders” except these people fill their houses with cats and chickens and such.

5 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN: Leather boots, a Bear Grylls endorsed multi-tool, an acoustic guitar handed down by a Dad or Grandpa, a beard, a great story about how you broke your leg

CELEBRITY CRUSH: Angelina Jolie, but just so I could meet Brad Pitt. Then I would talk him into ditching her so we could hang out at the mall or catch a movie.

I NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT: gas in my truck.

I WROTE THIS SONG: by myself in my basement about a year ago. The references to places and people are real here in Nashville.

Stream “Great Country Song” by Josh Helms at American Songspace.

American Songspace and Martin Guitar are giving away a year-long, $20,000 publishing contract with HoriPro Entertainment Group. Visit here for details on how to enter your songs to become a “Professional Songwriter.”

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