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The Alt Root Top Ten For April 14, 2021

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The Alt Root Top Ten For April 14, 2021

The Alt Root Top Ten For April 14, 2021 Music went underground and behind closed doors in 2020, so The Accidentals E.P. title. Time Out (Session 1) (due 05-07-21), describes itself. During the forced focus the band developed strong songcraft, delivering the second single, “Night Train”, and gliding the track into the #1 spot on the weekly Top Ten for Wednesday April 14, 2021. Leftover Salmon perform a grassification on Seattle Rock when they cover Soundgarden with a Salmonized version of “Black Hole Sun” from their upcoming (05-07-21) release, Back to the Good Old Days. Texas songwriter Thomas Csorba rolls...

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Travis Linville Signs to Black Mesa Records, Announces New Record

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Travis Linville Signs to Black Mesa Records, Announces New Record

Travis Linville has announced his forthcoming new album, I’m Still Here, due out May 21 via Black Mesa Records and available for pre-order now. Produced by fellow Oklahoman JD McPherson, I’m Still Here is full of, in McPherson’s words, the “fantastic songs and consummate musicianship” Linville is known for.

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Premiere: Travis Linville Announces New Album 'I'm Still Here,' Shares Reflective Title Track

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Premiere: Travis Linville Announces New Album 'I'm Still Here,' Shares Reflective Title Track

Oklahoma troubadour Travis Linville teamed with Nashville mainstay and The Highwomen member Natalie Hemby to write the stalwart and hopeful "I'm Still Here," the debut single from Linville's forthcoming JD McPherson-produced album of the same name (out May 21 via Black Mesa Records).

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Take Effect: John Calvin Abney "Familiar Ground"

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Take Effect: John Calvin Abney "Familiar Ground"

Familiar Ground Black Mesa, 2020 8/10 Listen to Familiar Ground John Calvin Abney’s 5th album, Familiar Ground, comes at a very unique time in history, where many artists are sequestered and penning records during the country’s lockdown. In continuing with the theme of the pandemic and its repercussions, the Oklahoma resident examines mortality, and strength, especially when it comes to battling the often difficult tides of life, and his pensive and yet optimistic atmosphere sure sounds like it should soundtrack 2020. Abney starts the album with the appropriately titled “When This Blows Over”, where folk and twang meet with Abney’s...

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Oklahoma Rock Show's Top 25 Songs of 2020

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Oklahoma Rock Show's Top 25 Songs of 2020

Oklahoma Rock Show's Top 25 Songs of 2020 Last week, we counted down the top 25 Oklahoma songs of 2020. In total, we played 740 new songs on The Oklahoma Rock Show this year, so our final list was wildly competitive. Check out our picks below. 2. John Calvin Abney - When This Blows Over  

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