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Russell Morris November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Russell Morris. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Russell Morris Performs At Brazil Music Festival

by Paul Cashmere on May 24, 2016

in Live,News

Australian music legend Russell Morris continues his tour of The America’s with two shows in Brazil on the weekend.

Morris performed at the Avenida Paulista Festival in Sao Paulo after having just showcased in Nashville and earlier Toronto, Canada for Canadian Music Week.

The visit marks the American release of ‘Sharkmouth’, the first album in Russell’s blues trilogy.

The albums ‘Sharkmouth’, ‘Van Diemen’s Land’ and the current ‘Red Dirt Red Heart’ have become the most success albums of Russell’s almost 50 year career. Collectively the albums have made him the biggest seller male artist with original material in Australia for the past five years.

‘Red Dirt Red Heart’, the third album in the series, clocked up 30 weeks on the ARIA chart this week and is sitting at number one on the ARIA Jazz and Blues album chart.

Russell Morris setlist, Brazil, May 21 and 22, 2016

1. The Drifter (from Sharkmouth, 2012)
2. Walk My Blues (from Sharkmouth, 2012)
3. Bendigo Rock (from Van Diemen’s Land, 2014)
4. Ballad of Les Darcy (from Sharkmouth, 2012)
5. God Loves A Sin (from Red Dirt Red Heart, 2015)
6. Lonesome Road (from Red Dirt Red Heart, 2015)
7. Cut You Loose (from Red Dirt Red Heart, 2015)
8. Sharkmouth (from Sharkmouth, 2012)
9. I Go Around (from Red Dirt Red Heart, 2015)
10. Ben Hall (from Red Dirt Red Heart, 2015)
11. Blackdog Blues (from Sharkmouth, 2012)
12. Wings Of An Eagle (single, 1972)
13. Sweet Sweet Love (single, 1971)
14. Hush (single, 1967)
15. The Real Thing (single, 1969)
16. Something In The Air (Thunderclap Newman cover)
17. It’s All Over Now Baby Blue (Bob Dylan cover)
18. Lonesome Road (from Red Dirt Red Heart, 2015)
19. Van Diemens Land (from Van Diemen’s Land, 2014)
20. Money Don’t Grow On Trees (from Sharkmouth, 2012)

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