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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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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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Tulsa People: John Calvin Abney has a new album out

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Tulsa People: John Calvin Abney has a new album out Coyotes are well known for their adaptability to many habitats: the desert, grasslands, wooded areas near cities. And so, the name for John Calvin Abney’s third full-length album, “Coyote,” perfectly sums up his life as a touring artist. Released in May, the album chronicles a rough period of being on the road. “Being away from home is tough on the connections you have with loved ones,” explains the Memorial High School graduate. “It’s hard to be part of a community when you’re constantly gone.” This month, however, Abney and fellow...

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OK Sessions: A Conversation with John Calvin Abney

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OK Sessions: A Conversation with John Calvin Abney John Calvin Abney is sitting at a table at Scottie’s Deli on 23rd Street in Oklahoma City, reminiscing over a black bean sandwich and pasta salad, wearing a black T-shirt and a flannel with a hole in the elbow. He’s taking a short break after soundchecking for his record release show at the Blue Door, talking about life on the road, missing Oklahoma, and the future ahead of him. Abney released his new record Coyote on May 18, and he’s already receiving a lot of hype, but, more importantly, Abney feels like he’s found his sound. “I...

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