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Tom Russell's brand-new studio album Folk Hotel showcases 13 new Russell originals plus, as one of two bonus tracks, Bob Dylan's “Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues,” a duet with Joe Ely. Augie Meyers and Eliza Gilkyson also make guest appearances on the album, which was recorded at Congress House studio in Austin, Texas.

A signature Tom Russell collection, the wide-ranging subject matter on “Folk Hotel” includes songs and stories about New York's Chelsea Hotel, a journey up the road from El Paso to Santa Fe, a cowboy song about Ian Tyson refusing to “leave his old horses”, a song for Dylan Thomas – melting into a James Joycean landscape about day in the life of Belfast, a song about Tom meeting J.F.K., another song using only 16th century slang and more…

Tom will tour Ireland and the U.K. this November running through into early December. Singer songwriter, painter, essayist – Tom Russell has recorded thirty five highly acclaimed records, & published five books – including a book on his art and a book of his songs. Tom Russell songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Doug Sahm, Nanci Griffith, K.D. Lang, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ian Tyson, Iris Dement, Joe Ely, and a hundred others.

Track Listing:

Up In The Old Hotel
Leaving El Paso
I'll Never Leave These Old Horses
The Sparrow Of Swansea (For Dylan Thomas)
All On A Belfast Morning
Rise Again, Handsome Johnny
Harlan Clancy
The Last Time I Saw Hank
The Light Beyond The Coyote Fence
The Dram House Down In Gutter Lane
The Day They Dredged The Liffey
The Banks Of Montauk
The Road To Santa Fe-O
The Rooftops Of Copenhagen
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Scars On His Ankles

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  • Store location: Upper Hutt City, Wellington, NZ

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