“Lonesome Road” from Red Dirt-Red Heart by Russell Morris. Released: 2015
Red Dirt – Red Heart is the final instalment by ARIA Hall of Fame Inductee “Russell Morris”, from his Blues & Roots Album Trilogy.
Following on from his critically acclaimed releases; “Shark Mouth” & “Van Diemen’s Land”, Red Dirt – Red Heart tells a story of the Australian interior. Any history of Australia albeit very brief, must include the people who have inhabited this wonderful country for at least 40,000 years. This album goes on to tell the stories of two bushrangers, another about a beautiful town, a song about a loner, a recluse, and an escape artist (Goal that is), a snake and the spectacular Nullabour Desert. We have also included some of our great indigenous heroes in the hope that we can share their stories.
The past five years have been an incredible musical journey for both Russell and his fans, fortunate enough to create and release two albums of blues and roots music that pertains to some of the iconic characters, events and moments in our rich tapestry of Australian history.
Red Dirt Red Heart is a beautiful album to finish of a fantastic series of albums.
Russell Morris remains an integral part of the evolution and development of Australian popular music and a must see live on stage.