A two CD set at MID-PRICE from the vaults of HIGHTONE Records.
Americana singer/songwriter TOM RUSSELL began releasing albums in the early seventies. His material has been covered by JOHNNY CASH, GUY CLARK, DAVE ALVIN, and DOUG SAHM, to name only a few. ‘Borderland’ produced by GURF MORLIX, this collection reflects a focus on the El Paso – Juarez area. Originally released in 2001. ‘Modern Art’ from 2003, is a collection of co-writes and covers, and features NANCY GRIFFITH, and on pedal steel GURF MORLIX. Tracks: Borderland: Touch of Evil, Down the Rio Grande, When Sinatra Played Juarez, Where the Dream Begins, Hills of Old Juarez, The Sante Fe at Midnight, The Next Thing Smokin’. California Snow, Let It Go, What Work Is, The Road It Gives, The Road it Takes Away. Modern Art: The Kid From Spavinaw, The Ballad of Sally Rose, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Muhammad Ali, American Hotel, Racehorse Haynes, The Dutchman, Modern Art, Issac Lewis, Bus Station, Crucifix in a Death Hand/ Carmelita, Tijuana Bible, Gulf Coast Highway.