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The John Myers Band

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The John Myers Band

There’s one piece of hard, vintage R&B on John Myers’s new album—“Don’t Make No Excuses for Me,” written by Myers and his wife, Pamela, as a tribute to her uncle, Carl Martin, a member of the old black string band the Tennessee Chocolate Drops—but Myers’ late-career reinvention of himself as a country singer seems complete here. I Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere features some of Knoxville’s best country musicians—Sean McCollough, Chris Durman, Maria Williams, Steve White, and Steve Corrigan, with some electric guitar by Kevin Abernathy—backing Myers on a mix of originals, covers, and traditional songs. Myers’ voice is pleasantly weathered, equally suited for the barrelling country blues of “Country Clown,” the smoky gospel of “Highway Rider,” and the laid-back resignation of the title track. (Matthew Everett)

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