I wasn’t there in the early coffee house days of the likes of John Prine or Guy Clark but I did recently stumble across Abe Partridge and felt the same excitement of discovering a true American original. Rough hewn out of the earthy heart and soul of the South his songs are incisive, funny/sad and best of all, despite the greats I’ve mentioned beyond comparison, remain unique to just him.

- KEITH GLASS, owner - Mobile Records, music writer / producer / performer

8/4/18 RECORD BREAKING night at THE LISTENING ROOM OF MOBILE! 

Abe had a record breaking crowd at his last show in his home town of Mobile, AL. The Listening Room of Mobile was packed! The capacity was overflowing with standing room only. The room was filled with people and an electricity was in the air. A live color show (Jefferson Airplane style) danced on the wall behind the bands. An "old school" light projector and alcohol inks were used. It was run by Abe's good friend Justin Gibson. It was a magical night. The show was delivered in a "three course meal". First, the beautiful and mesmerizing sounds of Della Memoria. Emily Smith's voice hypnotized you in a dream while her husband Josh Smith accompanied her on the bass guitar. Second, Abe took the stage with Della Memoria. They were Abe's backing band while he sang a few of his original songs. Abe, Emily, and Josh ended with "Something to Prove" an original song written by Emily Smith. The crowd went wild! Della Memoria left and Abe sang a few new songs he had recently wrote. Finally, the moment everyone was waiting for... Abe took the stage with his original rock-n-roll/punk band, The Psychedelic Peacocks. The members consisted of Dave Garrett (lead guitar), John W Hall (drums), Andrew Bishop (bass guitar), and Abe Partridge (vocals, rhythm guitar). They sang 6 original songs written by Abe and then they closed with Mississippi Fred McDowell's "When I Lay My Burden Down". WOW! What a night!  

*A photo gallery of the night can be viewed here. Photo's taken by photographer Ruth Spicer 

https://www.facebook.com/ruth.spicer.739/media_set?set=a.2066096960274050.1073742165.100006212982085&type=3

*A video of Abe and Della Memoria singing "Something To Prove", can be viewed at this link

https://www.facebook.com/PARTRIDGEABE/videos/1643997035710014/


"CHASING DREAMS" - Tech. Sgt. Abraham Partridge - USAF 403rd Maintenance Squadron 

Abe has been serving in the USAF for nearly a decade. 

The USAF Public Affairs Office and his Air Force Reserve Unit, the 403rd Wing, wrote this story about him.

Photos and video credit : Staff Sgt. Shelton Sherrill

Read article herehttp://www.403wg.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1583963/chasing-dreams-reserve-maintainer-perseveres-with-music-art-career/

Watch the YouTube video herehttps://youtu.be/R-aAJseZshg

 

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Abe Partridge
has opened for established artists such as
JIMBO MATHUS, MALCOLM HOLCOMBE,

T-BONE PRUITT, CHUCK MEAD, CALEB CAUDLE,

and SHAWN MULLINS

Publicity/Radio:Michelle Roche Media Relations
email: michelle@michelleroche.com
phone: 706-353-3244
 
 
Record Label:
Skate Mountain Records
PO Box 1607
Point Clear, AL 36564
email: info@skatemountain.com

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