Gurf Morlix

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Gurf Morlix
Gurf Morlix 2009.jpg
Background information
Born 1951
Associated acts Blaze Foley, Lucinda Williams
Website www.gurfmorlix.com

Gurf Morlix is an American singer-songwriter and music producer. He is a member of the Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame (2004) and the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame (2005) and was the Americana Music Association Instrumentalist of the Year in 2009.

Career[edit]

Born in New York state, Morlix moved to Texas in 1975 and performed with Blaze Foley. He moved to Los Angeles in 1981 and joined Lucinda Williams's band. He accompanied here from 1985 to 1996 and produced two of her records, Lucinda Williams and its follow-up, Sweet Old World. [1]

Morlix has produced albums for Slaid Cleaves, Mary Gauthier, Robert Earl Keen and Ray Wylie Hubbard.[2]

Discography[edit]

Solo works[edit]

  • Toad of Titicaca (Catamount Records, 2000)
  • Fishin' in the Muddy (Catamount Records, 2002)
  • Cut 'n Shoot (Blue Corn Music, 2004)
  • Diamonds to Dust (Blue Corn Music, 2007)
  • Birth to Boneyard (Rootball, 2008) [an instrumental version of Diamonds To Dust]
  • Last Exit to Happyland (Rootball, 2009)
  • Blaze Foley's 113th Wet Dream (Rootball, 2011)
  • Finds the Present Tense (Rootball, 2013)
  • Eatin' At Me (Rootball, 2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Monthly Magazine, February 2009, p. 44. Interview with Gurf Marlin.
  2. ^ Poet, J. (march 19, 2015). The Bluegrass Station http://www.thebluegrasssituation.com/read/gurf-morlix-artist-search-perfection. Retrieved Dec 2, 2016.  Check date values in: |date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)

External links[edit]


Awards
Preceded by
Buddy Miller
AMA Instrumentalist of the Year
2009
Not Yet Awarded