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Ros O'Gorman and Russell Morris

Ros O’Gorman Forever Remembered in new Russell Morris song

by Paul Cashmere on April 5, 2019

in News

My good friend Russell Morris has created a beautiful tribute to Ros O’Gorman, my wife of 37-years, who passed away from cancer in May 2018.

Russell wrote ‘Forever Remembered’ after experiencing the loss of many of his friends including Jim Keays and Darryl Cotton in recent years. “It’s about missing people close to me who I’ve lost; friends like Jim Keays and Darryl Cotton and [rock photographer] Ros O’Gorman. They’re all in there,” Russell said.

Ros is immortalised in the lyrics about rainbows and photographs. Yesterday Russell told me, “Along the way when you lose people but they aren’t gone. At the end of every chorus I signify the ways in which they are remembered such as rain on the roof, a rainbow, the sound of a car driving up the street, someone walking across crumpled up leaves, a baby crying, a bird singing, a flower blooming. Loved ones are remembered in those things. They awaken the DNA in your body you shared with those people. It is an emotional song for me and the most important song on the album”.

Russell’s ‘Black and Blue Heart’ comes after the ARIA Award-winning blues trilogy series of ‘Sharkmouth’, ‘Van Dieman’s Land’ and ‘Red Dirt, Red Heart’. When Russell started work on ‘Sharkmouth’, it was always meant to be a trilogy.

Black and Blue Heart’ is a return to rock with production by Nick DiDia (Bruce Springsteen/Pearl Jam) and former Powderfinger frontman Bernard Fanning.

Black And Blue Heart tracklist:

Russell Morris Black and Blue Heart1. Ain’t No Angel
2. Is There Anybody Out There?
3. Sitting Pretty
4. Black And Blue Heart
5. See You Go
6. Full Moon
7. Not My Lucky Day
8. Fat Man And The Priest
9. Asleep At The Wheel
10. Witness Protection
11. Forever Remembered

Listen to Russell Morris ‘Black and Blue Heart’.

RUSSELL MORRIS AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES

Friday 12 April
Darwin Casino | Darwin, NT

Saturday 13 April
Edgehill Hotel | Cairns, QLD

Thursday 18 April
Byron Bay Bluesfest | Byron Bay, NSW

Wednesday 24 April (ANZAC Day Eve)
The Espy | St Kilda, VIC
with special guest Ash Grunwald

Friday 26 April
The Gov | Adelaide, SA
with special guest Ash Grunwald

Friday 3 May
Freo Social | Fremantle, WA
with special guest Matt Taylor

Saturday 4 May
Frankston RSL | Frankston, VIC

Friday 10 May
Paddington RSL | Paddington, NSW
with special guest Ash Grunwald

Saturday 11 May
The Triffid | Brisbane, QLD
With special guest Ash Grunwald

Sunday 12 May
Toronto Hotel | Toronto, NSW

Thursday 16 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Bunbury Entertainment Centre | Bunbury, WA

Friday 17 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Perth Concert Hall | Perth, WA

Saturday 18 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Thebarton Theatre | Adelaide, SA

Sunday 19 May
The Abbey | Canberra, ACT

Friday 24 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Geelong Performing Arts Centre | Geelong, VIC

Saturday 25 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Palais Theatre | Melbourne, VIC

Sunday 26 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Ulumbarra Theatre | Bendigo, VIC

Thursday 30 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Empire Theatre | Toowoomba, QLD

Friday 31 May
APIA Good Times Tour
QPAC Concert Hall | Brisbane, QLD

Sunday 1 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Twin Towns| Tweed Heads, NSW

Sunday 2 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Twin Towns | Tweed Heads, NSW

Friday 7 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Wrest Point Entertainment Centre | Hobart, TAS

Saturday 8 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Princess Theatre | Launceston, TAS

Thursday 13 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Civic Theatre | Newcastle, NSW

Friday 14 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Enmore Theatre | Sydney, NSW

Saturday 15 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Anita’s Theatre | Thirroul, NSW

Sunday 16 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Theatre Centre | Canberra, ACT

Saturday 22 June
Sunshine RSL Rock & Blues Festival
Caloundra RSL | Caloundra, QLD

Friday 28 June
Caravan Music Club | Bentleigh East, VIC

Russell Morris will also tour as part of the Apia Good Times tour of 2019.

Apia Good Times Tour 2019

Vika & Linda Bull
Brian Cadd
Joe Camilleri
Kate Ceberano
Russell Morris
Ross Wilson
John Paul Young

Fans are reminded to only buy tickets from the official ticket agents listed below so as to avoid “reselling” sites such as Viagogo who typically advertise heavily online and often mislead consumers into paying much higher prices than necessary.

Ticket details

All shows are All Ages and tickets to the Apia Good Times Tour go on sale to the general public at 9.00am, local times, on Monday, 18 February 2019.

Apia / Suncorp pre-sale: Apia customers will have the opportunity to access pre-sale tickets from 10.00am on Wednesday, 13 February until 5.00pm on Friday, 15 February.

Frontier Members pre-sale: Wednesday, 13 February from 2.00pm until Thursday, 14 February at 2.00pm (or earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)

Ticketek / Ticketmaster Members / Venue pre-sales: Thursday, 14 February from 10.00am until Friday, 15 February at 5.00pm (or earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)

The Apia Good Times Tour is proudly brought to you by Apia, celebrating over 50s living life at their best.

Apia Good Times 2019

Apia Good Times tour dates

Thursday, 16 May 2019
Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, Bunbury WA
Tickets available from the box office 1300 661 272 and www.brec.com.au

Friday, 17 May 2019
Perth Concert Hall, Perth WA
Tickets available from Perth Concert Hall Box Office, 08 9231 9999
and www.perthconcerthall.com.au

Saturday, 18 May 2019
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide SA
Tickets available Ticketmaster – 136 100 and www.ticketmaster.com.au

Friday, 24 May 2019
Costa Hall, Geelong Performing Arts Centre, Geelong, Vic
Tickets available from GPAC – 03 5225 1200 and www.gpac.org.au

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Palais Theatre, St Kilda Vic
Tickets available from Ticketmaster – 136 100 and www.ticketmaster.com.au

Sunday, 26 May 2019
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo Vic
Tickets available from the Box office, 03 5434 6100 and www.gotix.com.au

Thursday, 30 May 2019
Empire Theatre, Toowoomba Qld
Tickets available from the Box office, 1300 655 299 and www.empiretheatre.com.au

Friday, 31 May 2019
QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane Qld
Tickets available from the Box Office, 136 246 and www.qpac.com.au

Saturday, 1 June 2019
Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads NSW
Tickets available from the Box Office, 1800 014 014 and www.twintowns.com.au

Sunday, 2 June 2019
Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads NSW*
Tickets available from the Box Office, 1800 014 014 and www.twintowns.com.au
*Show commences at 7.00pm

Friday, 7 June 2019
Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, Hobart TAS
Tickets available from Ticketmaster – 136 100 and www.ticketmaster.com.au

Saturday, 8 June 2019
Princess Theatre, Launceston TAS
Tickets available from 03 6323 3666 and www.theatrenorth.com.au

Thursday, 13 June 2019
Civic Theatre, Newcastle NSW
Tickets available from Ticketek – 132 849 and www.ticketek.com.au
-and- the Box Office, 02 4929 1977 and www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au

Friday, 14 June 2019
Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW
Tickets available from Ticketek – 132 849 and www.ticketek.com.au

Saturday, 15 June 2019
Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul NSW
Tickets available from Ticketmaster – 136 100 and www.ticketmaster.com.au

Sunday, 16 June 2019
Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra ACT
Tickets available from the Box Office, 02 6275 2700 and www.canberratheatrecentre.com.au

For more information or to book visit www.apiagoodtimes.com.au

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