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The Boot Premiere: "Get Your House In Order"

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JOHN CALVIN ABNEY, ‘GET YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE] Oklahoma-based singer-songwriter John Calvin Abney is premiering his new song "Get Your House in Order" exclusively for readers of The Boot. Press play below to listen. Lush harmonies are layered over a dreamy groove on "Get Your House in Order," a song that's all about setting yourself straight. The tune appears on Abney's forthcoming album Coyote, which features instrumental performances from some of Americana's best musicians, including former Drive By Truckers bassist Shonna Tucker, who provides the track's pulsing backbone. “In the last year, I was confronted with a series of events that...

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One Chord To Another: "Every Now and Then"

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John Calvin Abney – Every Now and Then A long time favourite John Calvin Abney is preparing a release of his new full-length album Coyote that is due out 18th of May on Black Mesa Records. He is a great songwriter and musician from Oklahoma and his 2016 album Far Cries and Close Calls is very dear to me. Since then he has toured as the lead guitarist for John Moreland, but somewhere along the way he also found the time to write a new magnificent solo album. The first outtake Every Now and Then premiered earlier in the week...

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John Calvin Abney - Coyote

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John Calvin Abney - Coyote

We're thrilled to announce John Calvin Abney's 3rd LP is being released on Black Mesa Records on May 18, 2018! We've been fans of John for a long time and couldn't be more excited to support him on this record.  You can pre-order the record now on baby pink 180 gram vinyl (while supplies last), 180 gram black vinyl, or on compact disc.  Some press about the record (updating): Glide Magazine: "The slowburning tune feels reflective and hopeful both in its lyrics and musical composition."  One Chord To Another: "Sounds marvelous..." Country Fried Rock: "...Coyote is a gem."

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Glide Magazine Premiere: "Every Now And Then"

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SONG PREMIERE: JOHN CALVIN ABNEY BALANCES DREAMY POP AND RICH AMERICANA ON “EVERY NOW AND THEN” Glide is excited to premiere the tune “Every Now and Then”, a dreamy pop song that carries a twangy, sparse Americana sound. The slowburning tune feels reflective and hopeful both in its lyrics and musical composition. Abney layers organ, acoustic and electric guitar and a simple drumbeat – not to mention some gorgeous female harmonies – to create a rich sound perfectly suited to hit power pop vocals. True to the story of how the record got made, Abney’s voice carries a world-weary sadness...

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