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One Chord To Another: Best of 2018 mid year review

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One Chord To Another: Best of 2018 mid year review What a great list to be a part of.

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"Always Enough" Official Video

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Rolling Stone Country: 10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week

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Rolling Stone Country: 10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week "Always Enough" With its double-tracked vocals and kaleidoscopic pop twists, "Always Enough" channels the hushed, lo-fi symphonies of Elliot Smith's Figure 8. Far from a mere nod to his influences, though, the song finds John Calvin Abney making peace with his biggest champion and simultaneous critic: himself. "Can't you see that we were always enough?" he asks, turning the song into an ode to self-actualization.

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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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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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