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Billboard: M. Lockwood Porter Finds a Bright Side on 'The Dream is Dead': Premiere

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M. Lockwood Porter Finds a Bright Side on 'The Dream is Dead': Premiere M. Lockwood Porter acknowledges that a song title like "The Dream is Dead" might be construed as "pessimistic or negative." But the Tulsa-based singer-songwriter believes the energetic track and its video, premiering exclusively below, has a more uplifting message behind it. "For me it's a hopeful song, a hopeful sentiment," Porter, whose new album, Communion in the Ashes, comes out March 29, tells Billboard. "In a lot of the song I am detailing problems in our society. When a lot of people realize that the American Dream they thought you might...

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Bay Bridged: M. Lockwood Porter to debut new work at Rickshaw Stop

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Bay Bridged: M. Lockwood Porter to debut new work at Rickshaw Stop It's been a while since we heard from M. Lockwood Porter. Emerging from an eight-month semi-hiatus, Porter and his full band will be appearing at Rickshaw Stop next month to test-drive some new material. The show is also being filmed for reasons, we assume, will be made clear at a later date. For those who don't already know, Porter's long been a favorite of Bay Bridged staff. Starting with rousing, rootsy numbers in his earlier work, he really impressed us with the Springsteenian calls-to-arms on 2016's How To Dream Again....

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M. Lockwood Porter - The Future Ain't What It Used To Be (Live at 25th Street Recording)

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M. Lockwood Porter - Reach The Top (Official Music Video)

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The Oklahoman: M. Lockwood Porter Interview

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Oklahoma native M. Lockwood Porter returns for OKC concert date (Click the link above for the full interview...) Music and politics aren't strangers. Especially in the folk and Americana genres that Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan defined and mined with a social conscience decades ago. Skiatook native M. Lockwood Porter shares stylistic and lyrical similarities with those icons in his politically minded new album “How to Dream Again,” but he's not aiming to make music from those eras. It's an album for today, and the opening track is a searing evaluation of the American dream. The California-based musician is delivering...

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