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John Batdorf

John Batdorf

Singer Songwriter / West Coast Acoustic Rock / Folk Rock West Hills, CA  US
Ain't Dead Yet
Ain't Dead Yet
Can You Hear Me (I'm The One Who Cares)
Can You Hear Me (I'm The One Who Cares)
I Don't Always Win
I Don't Always Win
What D'Ya Got
What D'Ya Got
Won't Go Down That Road Again_Featuring Arlene Kole
Won't Go Down That Road Again_Featuring Arlene Kole


I Don't Always Win


  • Fri

    May 15

    Camarillo, CA, US | 7:30pm

    Show at 8 PM

  • Sat

    Oct 3

    Edom, TX, US | 6:30pm

    Our small, intimate, smoke-free and alcohol-free "Coffeehouse" music room is host to singer/songwriters from all over the country who stop in Edom to entertain with their original music. With concerts approximately once each month, most of the money collected for ticket sales will go to the artist. Coffee, Soft Drinks, and Desserts are available before and during the concerts.

  • Thu

    Nov 12

    Buffalo, MO, US | 7:00pm

    Thursday, November 12th, 2015 8:00 PM John Batdorf The Old Home Place Concert Series Buffalo, Mo (417) 343-1314 https://www.facebook.com/theoldhomeplace Concert Series in Buffalo, MO on the second Thursday of every month. We aim to provide a listening room stop for artists touring through midwest.

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  • Fri

    Nov 13

    Columbia, MO, US | 8:00pm

    Friday, November 13th, 2015 8:00 PM John Batdorf Lydaco Concert Series (at Unity of Columbia) 1600 W. Broadway Columbia, Mo. (573) 673-2299 http://www.lydacomusic.com/

  • Sat

    Nov 14

    Edwardsville, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Saturday, November 14th, 2015 8:00 PM John Batdorf Log House Concerts Edwardsville, Illinois 618-531-1810 http://www.loghouseconcerts.com/

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  • SereJazz (Artist)
    Amazing! I Don't Always Win is my fave! "...This canyon called my life..." Unbelievable lyrics, unbelievable melody! Love it so much! Best, ~Sere
  • Will Of Wilminton (Artist)
    Will Of Wilminton
    Awesome opening on "Revolution" !
  • Angel Wings (Artist)
    Angel Wings
    Great songs and sound! Enjoying your music today this Friday John. Many Blessing & have a great weekend:-) Happy New Year, _Angel Wings
  • junior vasquez (Artist)
    junior vasquez
    John, looking forward to seeing you again! Thanks for letting me open for ya:) It's an honor to share the stage with you! Blessings, Junior
  • RAGE FROM GRACE (Artist)
  • Will Of Wilminton (Artist)
    Will Of Wilminton
    Great lyrics on "Don't Give Up On Dreams". Love the cleverness of the internal rhymes...


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Sounds Like: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Buffalo Springfield, Stephen Stills, Don Henley, America (The Band)


Bio: All Music Guide:

John Batdorf was born in Springfield, OH on March 26, 1952 and musically it all came together for him in the '60s when he saw the Beatles. He knew at that moment that music was what he was meant to do. Self-taught, except for a year of sight-singing courses in 1983 at the Dick G...See Full Bio

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Q: Hi John. It worked. Third time was the charm. Love the song. Thanks for your help.

A: Sorry it took so long. Just working out the kinks on the new website.

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