My Own Drum undeniably this is a masterpiece of first-rate music. The artist’s performance is unbelievably matchless and the listeners will find the gravity of his talents when listening to this song. John Mapes is based in Orange County CA. The modern era of music has given way to enigmas and artists of all shapes and forms who break the norm of what we have come to expect as far as what an artist truly is. John Mapes is one such artist that epitomizes the essence of the modern era.