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Lincoln Durham
Born Whitney, Texas, United States[1]
Genres Alternative rock, southern gothic, revival punk, psycho blues, americana[2]
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, guitarist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, drums, cigar box guitars, harmonica, fiddle, banjo, mandolin
Years active 2010–present
Labels Droog Records, Rayburn Publishing, CD Baby
Website lincolndurham.com

Lincoln Durham is an American alternative rock, southern gothic, revival punk, psycho blues, americana singer, songwriter and one-man-band musician.

History[edit]

Lincoln Durham was born in Whitney, Texas and grew up in Itasca, Texas.[1] Durham started out playing fiddle when he was four. He competed in fiddle contests in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, and when he was ten, he won the Texas State Youth Fiddle Championship.[1] In high school, Durham switched to electric guitar citing Nirvana as the inspiration for a new direction.[3] After high school he took a break from music, but he returned, switching over to acoustic guitar and picking up a slide guitar style. Durham was mentored by Ray Wylie Hubbard.[1] Durham's current sound has been compared to Nick Cave, Jack White and Tom Waits.[4][5]

Recordings[edit]

EP (2010)[edit]

In 2010, Durham recorded an extended play album, EP, produced by Ray Wylie Hubbard and George Reiff. The EP was released on May 11, 2010 as a sneak-peek for his upcoming debut album, which was in the process of being produced, but would be not be released until almost two years later.[6][7]

The Shovel vs. The Howling Bones (2012)[edit]

Lincoln Durham's debut full-length album, The Shovel vs. The Howling Bones was released January 31, 2012 by Rayburn Publishing.[8] The album was produced by Ray Wylie Hubbard and George Reiff at George Reiff's studio, The Finishing School in Austin, Texas.[4] Durham played the majority of the instruments, including a 1929 Gibson HG22 guitar, a bird feeder, a hacksaw, and oil pans.[4][9] Drums were performed by Rick Richards. Other guest musicians from Austin on the album were Derek O'Brien (guitar), Jeff Plankenhorn (mandolin), Bucca Allen (accordion and piano), and Idgy Vaughn (backup vocals on "Trucker's Love Song"), plus Lincoln Durham's wife, Alissa (backup vocals).[4][10]

Exodus Of The Deemed Unrighteous (2013)[edit]

Durham's second album, Exodus Of The Deemed Unrighteous was released on October 22, 2013 by Droog Records.[11][12] The album was produced by George Reiff at his studio, The Finishing School in Austin, Texas, and has Rick Richards on drums again.[13]

Revelations of a Mind Unraveling (2016)[edit]

Durham's third album, Revelations of a Mind Unraveling, was released on March 25, 2016 on Droog Records. The album was produced by George Reiff at The Finishing School in Austin, Texas.[14][15]

And Into Heaven Came the Night (2018)[edit]

Durham's fourth album, And Into Heaven Came the Night, was released on March 30, 2018 on Droog Records. The album was produced by Lincoln Durham, and recorded at The Ice Cream Factory Studios and The Crypt in Austin, Texas.[16][17] [18]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

The Shovel vs. the Howling Bones[edit]

The Shovel vs. the Howling Bones
Lincoln Durham - The Shovel vs. the Howling Bones.jpg
Studio album by Lincoln Durham
Released January 31, 2012[19]
Genre Acoustic blues, roots rock, blues[2][10][19][20]
Length 37:59
Label Lincoln Durham/Rayburn Publishing[21][22]
Producer Ray Wylie Hubbard, George Reiff[4][22]
Lincoln Durham chronology
EP
(2010)
The Shovel vs. the Howling Bones
(2012)
Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous
(2013)

All tracks written by Lincoln Durham[20][22].

No.TitleLength
1."Drifting Wood"4:23
2."Last Red Dawn"3:10
3."Living This Hard"3:26
4."Clementine"3:22
5."Mud Puddles"3:27
6."Reckoning Lament"3:10
7."How Does a Crow Fly"2:36
8."Love Letters"2:57
9."Georgia Lee"3:19
10."People of the Land"3:23
11."Trucker's Love Song"4:46

Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous[edit]

Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous
Lincoln Durham - Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous.jpg
Studio album by Lincoln Durham
Released October 22, 2013[11]
Genre Roots rock, alternative folk, blues[11][12][23]
Length 31:46
Label Droog Records[11]
Producer George Reiff[24][25]
Lincoln Durham chronology
The Shovel vs. the Howling Bones
(2012)
Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous
(2013)
Revelations of a Mind Unraveling
(2016)

All tracks written by Lincoln Durham[23][25].

No.TitleLength
1."Ballad of a Prodigal Son"2:19
2."Rise in the River"2:54
3."Annie Departee"4:12
4."Beautifully Sewn, Violently Torn"3:05
5."Stupid Man"2:59
6."Strike Us Down"1:58
7."Keep on Allie"4:00
8."Sinner"4:18
9."Exodus Waltz"2:35
10."Mama"3:26

Revelations of a Mind Unraveling[edit]

Revelations of a Mind Unraveling
Lincoln Durham - Revelations of a Mind Unraveling.jpg
Studio album by Lincoln Durham
Released March 25, 2016[26]
Genre Rock, alternative folk, southern gothic, revival punk[14][26]
Length 31:37
Label Droog Records[26]
Producer George Reiff[27][28]
Lincoln Durham chronology
Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous
(2013)
Revelations of a Mind Unraveling
(2016)
And Into Heaven Came the Night
(2018)

All tracks written by Lincoln Durham[28][29].

No.TitleLength
1."Suffer My Name"2:00
2."Bleed Until You Die"3:18
3."Creeper"3:41
4."Bones"3:25
5."Prophet Incarnate"2:50
6."Rage and Fire and Brimstone"4:13
7."Rusty Knife"3:53
8."Gods of Wood and Stone"3:01
9."Noose"2:35
10."Bide My Time"2:41

And Into Heaven Came the Night[edit]

And Into Heaven Came the Night
Lincoln Durham - And Into Heaven Came the Night.jpg
Studio album by Lincoln Durham
Released March 30, 2018[30]
Genre Southern gothic, psycho-blues revival[17]
Length 31:54
Label Droog Records[16]
Producer Lincoln Durham[16]
Lincoln Durham chronology
Revelations of a Mind Unraveling
(2016)
And Into Heaven Came the Night
(2018)

All tracks written by Lincoln Durham[31].

No.TitleLength
1."Heaven"3:16
2."Preacher"2:37
3."Hate"4:13
4."Grave"3:50
5."Laugh"4:41
6."Death"3:27
7."Gnaw"3:09
8."Feather"3:07
9."Hero"3:34

Extended Play[edit]

EP[edit]

EP
Lincoln Durham - EP.jpg
EP by Lincoln Durham
Released March 20, 2010[32]
Genre Folk, blues[6][33]
Length 12:24
Label Lincoln Durham, CD Baby[34]
Producer Ray Wylie Hubbard, George Reiff[35]
Lincoln Durham chronology
EP
(2010)
The Shovel vs. the Howling Bones
(2012)

All tracks written by Lincoln Durham[33].

No.TitleLength
1."Living This Hard"3:25
2."Georgia Lee"3:20
3."How Does a Crow Fly"2:34
4."Reckoning Lament"3:05

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Lincoln Durham - 'Revelations of a Mind Unraveling' (album stream) (premiere)". Pop Matters. March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 25, 2016. 
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  9. ^ Chilton, Martin (January 26, 2012). "Lincoln Durham: The Shovel [vs] the Howlingbones, CD review". The Telegraph. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
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  12. ^ a b Wilinson, Allan. "Lincoln Durham - Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous (Droog Records)". Northern Sky Magazine. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  13. ^ "CDs - Lincoln Durham - Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous". Explore Magazine. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  14. ^ a b Cirilo, Joseph (January 30, 2016). "Lincoln Durham - 'Revelations of a Mind Unravelling' release + Spring tour". AXS. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  15. ^ Ferguson, Neil (February 10, 2016). "Lincoln Durham Talks New Album, Taps Into Mental Torment On "Creeper" (Song Premiere/Interview)". Glide Magazine. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  16. ^ a b c "And Into Heaven Came The Night by Lincoln Durham". CD Baby. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 
  17. ^ a b Wilson, James (March 30, 2018). "Lincoln Durham Releases 'And Into Heaven Came the Night'". Indie Band Guru. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 
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