Gurf Morlix

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Gurf Morlix
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Background information
Associated actsBlaze Foley, Lucinda Williams

Gurf Morlix is an American singer-songwriter and music producer.


Born in Buffalo, New York, 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 her 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]

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.[citation needed]


  • 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)
  • The Soul & the Heal (Rootball, February 3, 2017)
  • Impossible Blue (Rootball, February 8, 2019)


  1. ^ Texas Monthly Magazine, February 2009, p. 44. Interview with Gurf Marlin.
  2. ^ Poet, J. (March 19, 2015). The Bluegrass Station Retrieved Dec 2, 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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Preceded by
Buddy Miller
AMA Instrumentalist of the Year
Succeeded by
Buddy Miller