Calvin Russell

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s

Biography

31 October 1948, Austin, Texas, USA. Born into a large and poor family, Russell began playing guitar at the age of 12 and during his teenage years stayed on the edge of lawfulness until his luck ran out and he served time in both juvenile institutions and, later, state prisons. He drifted through Texas and south-western states and Mexico, living rough and developing ideas for songs. Back in Austin, he gradually began to find small audiences for his rugged songs and in 1989 was heard and signed by New Rose Records. His first two albums, A Crack In Time and Sounds From The Fourth World, led to tours of Europe. An engagement at the Olympia Theatre in Paris was released as Le Voyageur, Live! Appealing now to a much wider but still appreciative audience, Russell’s stock rose but even so he has remained wary of publicity, keeping himself apart from the well-oiled machine that is contemporary country music.

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Crossroad: Unplugged Live
Crossroad: Unplugged Live (CD)
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Sounds From The Fourth World
Sounds From The Fourth World (CD)
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Crack In Time
Crack In Time (CD)
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Story of / This Is My Life
Story of / This Is My Life (CD)
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Dream of The Dog
Dream of The Dog (CD)
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A Crack in Time / Sounds From the Fourth World
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Soldier/Dream of the Dog
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Soldier/Dream of the Dog (CD)
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Man In Full
Man In Full (CD)
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Dawg Eat Dawg
Dawg Eat Dawg (CD)
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Live 1990 at the Kremlin
Live 1990 at the Kremlin (CD)
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Soldier / Dream of the Dog (2-CD)
Soldier / Dream of the Dog (2-CD)
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A Crack In Time / Sounds From The Fourth World

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