News — John Calvin Abney

Wide Open Country’s Best Songs of 2018 So Far

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Wide Open Country’s Best Songs of 2018 So Far “Cowboys and Canyon Queens,” John Calvin Abney Of all the songs on John Calvin Abney’s stunning Coyote, “Cowboys and Canyon Queens” is the strongest lyrically. Abney paints a rich picture of Oklahoma, contrasting his home with the many places he’s seen while on tour. We knew he could sling a guitar, but this song proves Abney’s chops as a lyricist. — Rachel Cholst

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AltCountry.nl: John Calvin Abney (4/5 stars)

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AltCountry.nl: John Calvin Abney (Google Translated) The rights of his songs endorse songwriter John Calvin Abney with a copyright he has named Bullets In The Chamber Folk. Nicely found. And fitting in addition. The sensitive songs of the artist from Oklahoma are complex situations. The tone of Coyote(Black Mesa Records) was set by some tragic events that caught him by the throat. His friend and colleague Chris Porter died in a traffic accident and his grandmother died too. Further, he was struggling with his health while hisrelationship failed. A cheerful plate is not Coyote , but Abney has succeeded perfectly in capturing light rays. Always Enough has a hint of Beatles, as it was...

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"Get Your House In Order" Official Video

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New Noise: John Calvin Abney – Coyote

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Album Review: John Calvin Abney – Coyote Oklahoma has been fertile ground lately for Americana music. Folks like Parker Millsap, John Fullbright and John Moreland have been drawing a lot of attention to the state and John Calvin Abney will deserve just as much credit shortly thanks to his powerful new full length, Coyote. A longtime sideman for many and the touring guitarist for Moreland, Abney has been chipping out time to work on his own material here and there, first with 2016’s Far Cries and Close Calls and now with Coyote, an album that show major growth sonically in just the two short...

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Glide Magazine: JOHN CALVIN ABNEY’S ‘COYOTE’ RIDES THE RAIL OF ATMOSPHERIC EMOTIONS

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Glide Magazine: JOHN CALVIN ABNEY’S ‘COYOTE’ RIDES THE RAIL OF ATMOSPHERIC EMOTIONS (link intentionally left out) If you caught John Moreland on tour any time in 2017, you were treated to a mind-blowing performance from his sideman and sole bandmate, John Calvin Abney. The fellow Oklahoman is a multi-instrumentalist and managed to keep up with the notoriously brisk pace of Moreland’s setlist, switching guitars and jumping on harmonica at lightning speed. It was a performance that likely left many wondering, who the heck is that guy? And it served as an intriguing introduction to Abney’s new solo record, Coyote. The songs on Coyote are...

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