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Song You Need to Know: John Calvin Abney, ‘When This Blows Over’

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Song You Need to Know: John Calvin Abney, ‘When This Blows Over’

In Abney’s case, his post-pandemic plan is reuniting with the people he loves and going places. “There was a time in my life when I could be anywhere,” he sings, a note of sadness in his voice that makes him sound a little bit like Elliott Smith if he’d founded a scruffy alt-country band and moved to Oklahoma.

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John Calvin Abney Shares “When This Blows Over” Single Today with Music Video Directed by Samantha Crain

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John Calvin Abney Shares “When This Blows Over” Single Today with Music Video Directed by Samantha Crain

On album standout “When This Blows Over” — out today alongside a music video directed by fellow Oklahoman Samantha Crain — Abney paraphrases the beloved Irish poet Seamus Heaney, reminding us over a twangy, bedroom pop soundscape that “We can summer together / if we can winter this.

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John Calvin Abney Announces New LP, Familiar Ground, To Release November 20 via Black Mesa Records

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John Calvin Abney Announces New LP, Familiar Ground, To Release November 20 via Black Mesa Records

John Calvin Abney has announced his fifth studio album, Familiar Ground, which is due out November 20, 2020 on Black Mesa Records and available for pre-order / pre-save now HERE. The follow-up to his well-received 2019 LP Safe Passage, Familiar Ground was crafted piece by piece with assistance from longtime collaborator and fellow Tulsa-based singer/songwriter, John Moreland. Throughout the 9-song set, Abney mulls over just what it means to pass the time and fully experience our fleeting lives on earth. 

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Moondogshake - Communion In The Ashes

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Moondogshake - Communion In The Ashes

M. Lockwood Porter - Communion in the Ashes Communion in the Ashes harnesses the spirit of Tom Petty with its jaunty, upbeat, guitar jangling songs and thoughtful political messages. Melodic and foot tapping new songs that fit you like a comfortable pair of shoes. M.Lockwood Porter is contemporary but has a familiar style. It’s one that will please many who revel in Springsteen, Dylan or Tom Petty. It is a classic genre to play in but this album manages to stand up tall. This is a collection of well written songs and there is a variety and pacing through the...

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M. Lockwood Porter announces Netherlands tour in February 2020

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M. Lockwood Porter announces Netherlands tour in February 2020

M. Lockwood Porter's first Netherlands shows! We've got a short tour planned for the end of February

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