Far Cries and Close Calls

by John Calvin Abney

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James Kilpatrick
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James Kilpatrick All of his albums merit constant listens. He has an ability to write such moving songs that really pull you in emotionally. He is a masterful musician as well. I listen to all genres of music and have my whole life. He is hands down one of the most talented no matter the era or genre. He should be known by all he’s that good. This one has more of a rock sound than some of his others which are more country/folk based. Favorite track: More than Moonlight.
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Desert_Magik Such a great record full of songs you will want to listen to over and over. Favorite track: More than Moonlight.
Nick Green
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Nick Green Thanks once more to 'one chord' for the advance notice and happy returns!
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    180 gram baby blue vinyl.

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I crossed the center track, fell into the cottonwood flats. Yellow ribbons, marched on past, tending to a parade. Felt flowers and wide-brimmed hats, hiding secrets behind their backs, I've had about enough of that, waiting for your reply. I chose a dead horse in a race, the right song in disaster phrase, there's no good in giving chase, I'm tripping on more than my shoelace. Out of line, but what's the use? It's goodbye temporarily, I'm not the man that you refused, you're not the girl I left behind me. When I came down Texas way, it was snowing on Boxing Day, and I was feeling like Hemingway, before his zero hour. Mockingbird matinee, showing something from old Broadway, thought I could finally say, but you were stuck up in your tower. I chose a dead horse in a race, the right song in disaster phrase, there's no good in giving chase, I'm tripping on more than my shoelace (in any case,) Out of line, but what's the use? It's goodbye temporarily, I'm not the man that you refused, you're not the girl I left behind me.
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Way Out 03:31
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Imposter 04:39
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Jailbreak 03:36
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Opportunity 04:14

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Produced by John Calvin Abney and Jason Weinheimer
Recorded live to magnetic tape at Fellowship Hall, March 16-18, 2016

John Calvin Abney - Far Cries and Close Calls

Beauty Seldom Seen
Goodbye Temporarily
Way Out
I'll Be Here, Mairead
Imposter
Jailbreak
In Such a Strange Town
Weekly Rate Palace
More Than Moonlight
Opportunity

credits

released September 23, 2016

John Calvin Abney, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, harmonica, melodica, pedal steel, bells, 12-string guitars
Megan Palmer, violin, Wurlitzer, backing vocals
Cody Clinton, electric guitar
Patrick Ryan, drums, percussion
Aaron Boehler, bass
Isaac Alexander, organ
Jason Weinheimer, Nashville tuned guitar, backing vocals, tape noise

Engineered by Jason Weinheimer
Mastered by Carl Saff
Art and layout by Pearl Junior
Photography by Rambo

All songs written by John Calvin Abney III
Bullets in the Chamber Folk, BMI 2016

www.johncalvinabney.com
johncalvinabney.bandcamp.com
blackmesarecords.com

originally released on Horton Records, September 22nd, 2016.
second pressing re-release on Black Mesa Records, 2019.

Special thanks to:
Kristi and Ben with love, fellow
spaceman John Moreland, Jason for the hard work and patience, Levi, Max, Daniel, Porter, and Shonna for listening always, Lori for the mountain time/space, Guestroom Records, The Colony, The OPOLIS, The Deli, Johnny, Kyle, and Steve, Lovelands and Sean, Kit and Beth, Skip and family, Brooke, Mal, Betty Soo, Greg Johnson, Anji, Becky, Travis, Adam Faucett, ALT, Bobby Dean, Will J., Tulsa, Oklahoma and finally, anyone and everyone in the blue and the black listening to these transmissions.

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